Sep 12, 2014 ASDNews Source : Exelis
Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a contract valued at $8 million to provide the U.S. Army with Generation 3 night vision equipment . The award is under the U.S. Army-managed OMNI VIII indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract awarded to Exelis in 2011. Delivery for this latest order is scheduled to take place during late 2014 and early 2015.
Exelis Generation 3 night vision equipment is designed for a variety of night operations conducted by the Army. Gen 3 tube technology is the clearest and most advanced available. It provides the Soldier with superior visibility and greater mobility in low-light conditions to ensure mission effectiveness. Soldiers equipped with Gen 3 night vision technology have increased situational awareness and a significant tactical advantage on the battlefield.