New Zaeland orders Flexnet Unattended Ground Sensors

Source: Bertin Exosensor, Defence Industry Europe

EPE New Zealand Limited (EPE), in collaboration with Bertin Exensor, has been awarded a contract by the New Zealand Ministry of Defence to provide the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) with Reconnaissance and Surveillance (R & S) capabilities as part of the Networked Enabled Army (NEA) Programme.


EPE will deliver the Flexnet Unattended Ground Sensor UGS system designed by Bertin Exensor to enhance situational awareness and support deployed command decision-making across all echelons of command. Through a Master Supply Agreement, specialist training and ongoing associated through life support will be delivered locally in New Zealand as part of the contract by EPE.

The contract will provide New Zealand Army personnel with a scalable and modular sensing platform that provides real-time situational awareness, early warning and identification of potential threats, enhancing commanders’ abilities to make quick, fact-based decisions and take necessary action.


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A proven capability, Bertin Exensor sensors are in-service or trial with a number of countries including the UK, Australia, USA and several NATO countries.

“In recent years, the use and need of the Flexnet UGS technology among forces worldwide has increased rapidly. Bertin Exensor is proud to be selected together with EPE for the supply of the latest generation of Flexnet UGS,” said Marcus Rosenqvist, VP Sales & Marketing of Bertin Exensor AB.



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