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11:53 AM, July 4, 2018
Lockheed Martin Wins $80 Million for Production of Vehicle Optics Sensor System
Gyrocam Vehicle Optics Sensor System (Image: Lockheed Martin)

Lockheed Martin has won $80 million contract for the production and delivery of spare parts for the AN/VSQ-6B Vehicle Optics Sensor system (VOSS).

This is a five-year contract with no option periods. Work is expected to be completed by July 3, 2023, US department of defense said in a statement.

The VOSS is a remotely-controlled, gyro-stabilized, telescoping, high-resolution, zoom capable multi-sensor (daylight camera, night vision camera, thermal imaging camera) surveillance system that uses existing commercial camera technology.

VOSS is an enabler/modular payload capability for the Medium Mine Protected Vehicles (MMPV) Type I and Type II supporting route and area clearance, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high yield Explosives (CBRNE) Response Team operations. VOSS has been fielded in Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Major Army Commands, on various variants of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle fleet.

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