As the UK government continues to invest in the defence and security sector, Micropol Fiberoptic increases its commitment to the UK market by opening the company´s third subsidiary, located in England, in the spring of 2024.
Micropol signs framework agreement with BAE Systems Hägglunds
Micropol Fiberoptic has signed a framework agreement with BAE Systems Hägglunds for the delivery of field tactical fiber optic communication systems. In relation to the signing, BAE Systems Hägglunds has placed significant orders with Micropol Fiberoptic for deliveries up to and including 2026.
Micropol Fiberoptic has more than 30 years of experience, delivering fiber optic components and systems. We use unique manufacturing processes: the name “Micropol” is generated from “micro polishing” which is our mark – we polish fiber optic end surfaces at a precision that few can copy. For this reason, our products have lower reflections and losses and can transfer higher data speed than competition. Our customers are found in a variety of segments, foremost within the defence & security sector.
About BAE Systems Hägglunds: BAE Systems is a global defence and security company with approximately 88,200 employees worldwide. The company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and support services. BAE Systems Hägglunds focuses on the design, manufacturing, integration and support of a wide range of military vehicles to customers worldwide. The primary products are medium weight combat vehicle family, armored all-terrain vehicle family, logistical support and services and hybrid electric drive systems for the civilian market.
Rear Admiral Thomas Engevall has been appointed to the board of Micropol Fiberoptic.
The countdown has started for the faceoff for the World Junior Championship in Ice hockey, and it is busy times with the preparations. The puck will drop on the 26th of December in Scandinavium, Gothenburg and for the coming event Micropol deliver event cable reels, that will be placed at several locations for a reliable broadcasting.