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Oxley to supply LED lighting system to army Foxhound patrol vehicle
Oxley Developments has been selected to supply a dual-mode LED lighting system for the Foxhound British army patrol vehicle, writes Steve Bush.
Foxhound is the British Army name for Ocelot, the Light Protected Patrol Vehicle (LPPV) designed and developed by Force Protection Europe.
Force Protection Europe has won a contract to supply 200 of the British-designed vehicles to the Ministry of Defence.
Oxley supplied LED DC Combi Lights for the first phase of vehicles to be manufactured, and has been awarded the contract for all 200 Foxhounds.
The lights are designed to operate in normal and blackout/emergency modes and are an alternative to traditional filament lighting.
They have a mean time between failure of 50,000 hours.
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