Raytheon to provide infrared electro-optics for armored combat vehicles

Army Contracting Command officials at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., announced a $16.2 million order to the Raytheon Missile Systems segment in McKinney, Texas, for the modification of the third-generation forward looking infrared B-Kit engineering, manufacturing, and development contract.

Jan 2nd, 2018

Army Contracting Command officials at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., announced a $16.2 million order to the Raytheon Missile Systems segment in McKinney, Texas, for the modification of the third-generation forward looking infrared B-Kit engineering, manufacturing, and development contract. B-Kits consist of common components integrated into combat vehicle sights: high-definition mid-wave infrared and long-wave infrared dual-band focal plane array, Dewar Cooler Bench (DCB), optics, and electronics to convert thermal radiation into video images.

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