ITT Exelis has received a contract from Selex ES to manufacture the binocular i-Aware Tactical Mobility Night Vision Goggle (TM-NVG) for the Italian Army's Future Soldier program.
The i-Aware TM-NVG is an advanced, multipurpose night vision goggle that connects the individual soldier to the larger tactical network. Providing enhanced situational awareness to the warfighter, the i-Aware TM-NVG can be a part of the complete soldier system or used as a stand-alone night vision goggle.
A key benefit of the goggle is its ability to increase operational effectiveness in both nighttime and daytime missions. It provides the soldier with real-time video access to critical tactical intelligence and the capability to share video from the individual soldier to the tactical network.
In October of 2012, Exelis and Selex ES signed an exclusive Cooperation Agreement for the supply of this particular night vision goggle into the Italian market. By working closely with Selex ES and the Italian Army throughout the design phase, the i-Aware TM-NVG will be a critical component of Italy's complete soldier system.
"Our i-Aware TM-NVG provides the night vision capability our customers have come to expect and new capabilities that our customers will need for the future", said Nick Bobay, president of the Exelis Night Vision & Tactical Communications Systems division.
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The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) has taken delivery of an additional Selex GRIFO fire control radar during a ceremony in Italy. The radar is used for the modernisation of FAB's Northrop Grumman-built F-5 light supersonic fighter aircraft fleet
Selex ES has won a contract worth 3 million Euros from the NATO Support Agency (NSPA) to supply four SIR-M5-E New Generation Interrogator Friend or Foe (NGIFF) systems for long range platforms. The NGIFF interrogators will equip four Lockheed Martin FPS-117 air defence radar systems in use with the Italian Air Force
As defence budgets take a beating due to the downturn of the war in Afghanistan, the market for night vision devices (NVDs) is being shaped by an upgrade of technology from Generation II to Generation III. A decade ago, a major chunk of the night vision market supported war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan
Exelis has been awarded a contract valued at $28 million to build i-Aware Tactical Mobility Night Vision Goggles (TM-NVG). The i-Aware TM-NVG is an advanced, multipurpose night vision goggle that connects individuals to the larger battlefield network, enhancing situational awareness for both the soldier and command and control elements
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