FORT WORTH, TEXAS (Oct. 3, 2019) – Elbit Systems of America – Night Vision, LLC., (previously Harris Night Vision) was awarded a delivery order valued at approximately $23 million for the supply of systems and various spare components under the Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggle system contract to the United States Marine Corps. The order will be executed in Roanoke, Virginia and will be supplied over the next 10 months.
The order is part of the $249 million five-year Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggle system Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded Sept. 6, 2019 to Harris Corporation several days before the finalization of the acquisition of the company’s Night Vision business to Elbit Systems of America.
Under this contract, the U.S. Marine Corps will be supplied with a Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggle System that consists of a high-performance, white phosphor image intensifier binocular, a modular uncooled thermal imaging sensor, and a common external power supply. The system provides Marines improved mobility and situational awareness during night operations.
This program of record contract with the USMC will extend through September 2024 and continues a long-standing partnership of Elbit Systems of America with the U.S. military and U.S. Marine Corps System Command.
“This award demonstrates our commitment to providing the U.S. Marine Corps with the best night vision solution commercially available on the market today,” said Erik Fox, vice president and general manager of Elbit Systems of America – Night Vision. “I’m confident in our team’s ability to make this program a success for the customer.”