Kent Periscopes signs contract with marketing agency, Chamois

Kent Periscopes, the North Wales, UK based international supplier of unity vision periscopes, vehicle sights and related equipment for military armoured fighting vehicles, has signed a contract with the Southwest UK based full-service marketing and communications agency, Chamois Consulting Ltd.

Under this contract, the team at Chamois will provide an integrated, out-sourced marketing, communications and advertising service. Already firmly established in the global armoured vehicle market, Kent Periscopes have plans to expand their footprint with wider sales of their existing products and services whilst also developing innovative and capable new products. Taking on Chamois supports Kent’s strategy for further growth by assisting them in improving the profile and awareness of their brand, products and services.

Kent Periscopes’ sighting and observation solutions are sought out by some of the world’s best armoured vehicle manufacturers, procurers, maintainers and users. Kent’s product and service capabilities include unity vision periscopes, an innovative range of Embedded Image Periscopes (EIPs), the popular and flexible range of Sabre Gunner/Commander sights, the Passive Driver's Periscope (PDP), Vision Blocks and a range of other related equipment and services for armoured fighting vehicles. Kent also have a dedicated spares and repairs facility with the ability to refurbish periscopes and legacy sighting systems. Kent have won contracts with major vehicle OEM’s primes and integrators across the globe including in the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions. In UK, Kent are supplying periscopes to General Dynamics and an auxiliary sight to Lockheed Martin for the UK Scout SV programme. They have also been selected to supply their Embedded Image Periscopes (EIP) to Lockheed Martin for the Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme (WCSP).

Jamie Clarke, Director and Founder at Chamois said: “We’re delighted to have agreed this deal with Kent Periscopes and we are very much looking forward to working together with this already well-established brand, to help them get to where they want to be in the future”. He added: “Kent Periscopes are exactly the kind of company we like to work with; an innovative, forward looking SME with world-class products and services. We’re very proud to add yet another top-class brand to our growing portfolio of clients. We’re confident that the Chamois team can significantly augment the excellent work being carried out by Kent’s in-house team to take them to the next level in terms of brand awareness and reach”.

Mark Batchelor, New Product and Business Development Director at Kent Periscopes said: “We’ve taken on Chamois to assist us as we’ve recognised their proven track-record in effectively marketing brands, products and services into the global defence sector. Our strategy for growth has identified a clear need for Kent to “up our game” in terms of our marketing, PR and advertising and having looked around the marketplace, the Chamois team were the obvious partners of choice. We particularly like their integrated, full-service, team approach to marketing, PR and advertising and we’re very excited about working together going forward”.