ITT Exelis awarded US Army night vision contract worth up to $217.5 M
ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Army to provide Generation 3 aviation night vision systems, spare parts and accessories. The contract allows Exelis to compete for deliveries of the AN/AVS-6 aviator night vision goggle and spare aviation image intensifiers during a five year period. The contract is valued at up to $217.5 million.
“Generation 3 image intensification technology provides aviators the world’s most advanced night vision capability,” said Nick Bobay, vice president and general manager of the Exelis Night Vision business area. “We take great pride in each AN/AVS 6 Night Vision Goggle we make to ensure unprecedented resolution, reliability, and performance – the operational own the night difference aviators depend on.”
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The Generation 3 AN/AVS-6 aviator night vision system provides the operator with optimum resolution, reliability and performance that enables aviators to conduct and complete night operations during the darkest nights of the year. The AN/AVS-6 is equipped with an auto-gated Gen 3 Pinnacle image intensifier that provides outstanding performance in high-light areas.
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Source : ITT Exelis