Making The Ultimate Integrated Weapons System

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Beretta Defense Technologies TV Special On The Sportsman Channel “Making The Ultimate Integrated Weapons System”

ACCOKEEK, Md. (May 18, 2016) — ( – Tune in to the Sportsman Channel on Saturday, May 21 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST for a special episode highlighting the story of Beretta Defense Technologies (BDT), a strategic alliance of four industry-leading manufacturers—Beretta, Benelli, Steiner and Sako—owned by Beretta Holding.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at BDT’s journey to create the ultimate integrated weapons system. Cameras go inside the walls of these four companies to reveal never-before-seen footage showing their inner workings. See how BDT builds a weapons system that unifies the operator, firearm, optics, cartridge and support equipment to give customers the confidence to reliably hit any target, control any situation, and accomplish any mission.

“The mission of BDT is to create a safer world,” said Stephen McKelvain, Chief Global Marketing Officer for Beretta’s Optics Division. “We advance the success of our customers working in complex modern operational environments. We understand the deep, and sometimes subtle, interoperability issues where each piece of equipment must seamlessly interact with the other. BDT minimizes the compromises to operational effectiveness at the individual, unit and organizational levels.”

BDT meets the needs of military and law-enforcement personnel worldwide as a single point of contact, offering integrated weapons systems solutions comprised of tactical small arms, daylight optics, electro-optics, ammunition, clothing, and accessories. Its strength comes from the combined R&D, engineering, manufacturing and technological capability of the four companies, each a world leader in the defense market.

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