The multi-million pound contract is originally for 5 years with an optional extension. GMK will be supplying Steiner Military 8×30 R binoculars; the brand have a solid reputation in the field and look to become the new essential kit for armed forces around the world. The product, after being vigorously tested by the infamously thorough proceedures used by MOD UK, was chosen for possessing superior optical quality and outstanding performance.
GMK’s managing director, Karl Waktare, said; “Winning this tender is a huge endorsement for Steiner, for both the product selected and as a confirmation of Steiner’s reputation for quality and technical excellence.”
GMK has been contracted to supply the ‘Land Systems Binocular Capability’ (LSBC), and the product will be issued to UK Armed Forces under the Soldier System Programmes (SSP) as sponsored by Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S).