Elbit Systems announced that its US subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America was awarded a delivery order valued at approximately US$41 million for the supply of night vision systems and various spare components to the US Marine Corps. The order will be executed in Roanoke, Virginia and will be supplied through March 2022. The order is part of a US$249 million five-year Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggles Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from September 2019 under which the US Marine Corps are supplied with Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggle systems consisting of high-performance, white phosphor image intensifier binoculars, modular uncooled thermal imaging sensors and common external power supplies – providing Marines improved mobility and situational awareness during night operations.
Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America, said, “Marines need to quickly understand their surroundings and act to engage their targets – no matter the light conditions – and Elbit Systems of America’s SBNVG provides this power in a lightweight, adjustable system that is an ideal upgrade.”
Elbit Systems is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defence, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land, and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance, unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios, cyber-based systems and munitions. The company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defence, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.