L-3 Warrior Systems to provide Special Forces night vision devices

Electro-optics experts at L-3 Warrior Systems in Londonderry, N.H., will provide U.S. Special Forces warfighters with binocular night vision devices for a variety of nighttime combat and surveillance applications.

Electro-optics experts at L-3 Warrior Systems in Londonderry, N.H., will provide U.S. Special Forces warfighters with binocular night vision devices for a variety of nighttime combat and surveillance applications. Officials of the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Ind., announced a $49.5 million five-year contract to L-3 Warrior Systems for the company's AN/PVS-31 binocular night vision devices (BNVD) with small size, weight, and power consumption (SWaP) white phosphor tubes. The L-3 AN/PVS-31 is a compact, lightweight, Gen III dual-tube night-vision goggle with ergonomic low-profile design and offers superior situational awareness compared to a single-tube goggle, L-3 officials say. The BNVD will enable Special Operations Forces to operate with an enhanced visual acuity in low-light conditions to increase their lethality and survivability while achieving their mission objectives. The contract is for the next-generation BNVD goggles with white phosphor tubes that focus on weight, size, and power reductions, Navy officials say.

FOR MORE INFORMATION contact L-3 Warrior Systems online at www.insighttechnology.comm, or the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane at www.navsea.navy.mil/Home/Warfare-Centers/NSWC-Crane.

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