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BAE Systems to Supply 1,203 Night Vision Goggles to US Army

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BAE’s LTLM Night Goggles BAE Systems’ Electronic Solutions division in Nashua, NH won a $42 million firm-fixed-price contract to supply 1,203 night vision goggles, known as laser target locator modules (LTLMs), to the US Army. The LTLMs are handheld goggles that enable soldiers to identify target locations while on foot, in daylight or at nighttime, and in obscured-visibility conditions such as fog and smoke. On Aug 10/09, BAE Systems announced that it had partnered with Vectronix to supply 200 LTLMs per month to the Army under a 5-year indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract worth up to $347 million… Weighing less than 5.5 pounds, the LTLM consists of a direct-view optic system, a thermal night-vision camera, a laser range finder, a digital compass, and a GPS receiver. The system enables users to recognize targets more than 2.6 miles away in daylight and a half mile away in total darkness. The high-tech goggles have been the subject of a number of TV news stories, including a Fox News story. BAE Systems also prepared a video that offers a picture of what a soldier would see looking into the goggles. BAE Systems will perform the work in Nashua, NH, and expects to complete it by […]

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