Marine Corps enhancing targeting and fire control

Vetronics experts at the Raytheon Co. are upgrading the electro-optical, fire-control system in the U.S. Marine Corps General Dynamics M1A1 Abrams main battle tank to improve situational awareness.

Vetronics experts at the Raytheon Co. are upgrading the electro-optical, fire-control system in the U.S. Marine Corps General Dynamics M1A1 Abrams main battle tank to improve situational awareness. The Marine Corps announced a $10.2 million order to Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems in McKinney, Texas, for the Abrams Integrated Display and Targeting System (AIDATS). The upgrade to the Marine Corps's 400 M1A1 tank includes an upgraded thermal sight, color day camera, and single stationary display, and reduces target engagement times.

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