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Elbit Systems acquires Harris night vision activity.


| 2019

Elbit Systems' U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, has signed a definitive agreement with Harris Corporation for the acquisition of Harris' Night Vision business for a purchase price of $350 million. The transaction is conditioned on completion of Harris' proposed merger with L3 Technologies, Inc., as well as customary closing conditions, including receipt of regulatory approvals.


Elbit Systems acquires Harris night vision activity
Harris F5032 Lightweight Night Vision Binocular (Picture source: Elbit Systems)


Warfighters in the U.S. and in 99 countries around the world rely on Harris premier night vision and image intensifier technologies for enhanced threat detection and mission performance. Engineered for unmatched performance in low or no light environments, its tactical solutions deliver high-quality image intensification.

Harris has led the night vision industry for over 50 years, producing more night vision devices than all competitors combined. The manufacturer continues to work with customers to advance night vision and vision-enhancing capabilities, technologies and performance. Its latest innovation, the Harris F5032 Lightweight Night Vision Binocular, answers the challenges of size, weight and power (SWaP). It increases the warfighters’ low-light capabilities while introducing the industry’s leading close focus range giving soldiers superior near eye clarity.

Harris night vision and communications solutions deliver integrated tactical equipment to meet the advanced needs of Departments of Defense, special operations forces and first responders around the world. Its technologies include networked and distributed tactical communication systems, night vision systems, and associated engineering and training services.


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