Elbit Systems to supply Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggles to US Marine Corps
Elbit Systems announced on April 20 that its U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America LLC, was awarded a delivery order valued at approximately $41 million for the supply of night vision systems and various spare components to the U.S. Marine Corps. The order will be executed in Roanoke, Virginia and will be supplied through March 2022.
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Elbit Systems of America Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggles (Picture source: Elbit Systems)
This order is part of a $249 million five-year Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggles Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from September 6, 2019, under which the U.S. Marine Corps are supplied with Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggle (SBNVG) 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.”