Lockheed to Provide Low-Light Sensor for Apache Helicopters

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $19 million follow-on U.S. Army production contract to equip Apache helicopters with a visible and near-infrared sensor that operates in low-light conditions.

The company will integrate VNsight into the AH-64D Apache helicopter’s pilotage, target acquisition and night vision sensor system.

The lot 2 production will include include 112 sensors and spares for U.S. Army batallions and foreign military sales.

Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business produces the VNsight lens and serves as the system integrator, while its mission systems and sensors business provides the sensor’s camera.

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