ITT Exelis Awarded $218M Aviator Night Vision Army Contract; Nick Bobay Comments

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. Army for Generation 3 night vision systems, accessories and spare parts, according to a company statement.

The contract has a five-year period and is valued at $217.5 million.

According to Exelis, the contract allows the company to compete for deliveries of the AN/AVS-6 aviator night vision google and aviation image intensifiers.

Nick Bobay, vice president and general manager of Exelis’ night vision business area, said that the Generation 3 image intensification technology provides aviators with advanced night vision capability.

The Generation 3 AN/AVS-6 aviator night vision systems provides the operator with the ability to perform night operations during the year’s darkest nights, according to the company.

(Click Here to browse other Exelis night vision contract awards.)

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