NEW YORK, N.Y., 7 March, 2012. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its Warrior Systems – Insight Technology unit has been awarded a $50 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract for Binocular Night Vision Devices (BNVD) for use by the U.S. Special Operations Command.
The equipment will provide special operations forces with surveillance, identification, recognition and detection capability in all light conditions, especially where vision is limited or restricted due to low light conditions.
L-3's BNVD is a miniature dual-tube goggle that incorporates optics and image intensifier tubes to provide night-vision at a distance.
The U.S. Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded this contract.