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Chess Dynamics and Liteye sign C-UAS strategic alliance

Posted 29 January 2020 · Add Comment

Horesham headquartered Chess Dynamics have signed a new strategic alliance agreement with Liteye Systems, Inc. for Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS), which grants Liteye the exclusive right to market a portfolio of Chess products and services in the United States.

Above: Kenneth Geyer, CEO of Liteye and Graham Beall, MD of Chess Technologies sign Strategic Alliance for Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS).
Courtesy Chess Dynamics

The strategic alliance provides a robust array of layered technologies available to address force protection and surveillance.

“This agreement is a huge accomplishment for both companies,” said Graham Beall, MD of Chess Technologies. “It enables us to expand our US business in support of the current and pending future contracts for Department of Defense, civilian agencies and other US based security customers.”

“This new agreement significantly expands our force protection and surveillance product portfolio beyond Counter UAS to now include fire control solutions, airport sense and warn, Naval gunnery systems and more,” said Kenneth Geyer, CEO of Liteye Systems.  “This is a huge win for Chess Dynamics and Liteye Systems and we couldn’t be more proud.”

Located in Centennial Colorado with offices in the UK, , Liteye Systems, Inc. is a technology solutions manufacturer and integrator of military and commercial Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS), manufacture of US AUDS, Drone Sense and Warn Systems, rugged high-resolution head mounted displays (HMD), augmented sights, thermal surveillance systems, convert surveillance systems, electronic warfare packages, radar systems and fire control software solutions.

Founded in 1993 and acquired by Cohort plc in December 2018, Chess provides advanced integrated systems and technologies for detecting, tracking, classifying and disrupting a wide range of potential naval, land and air threats. The company provides a unique suite of innovative surveillance and fire control system capabilities that are fundamental to critical defence programmes and vital commercial infrastructure projects.

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