Elbit’s Elop Provides Thermal Sights for Korea’s K1A1 Tanks
Elbit Systems Ltd. subsidiary Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop Ltd. has announced a $19 million contract for Thermal Imaging kits for the Gunner Periscope Sights of the Korean K1A1 tank.
Primary contractor Samsung-Thales will supply, install and test the systems, while Elop will provide the main components for the thermal sensors. The Integrated Sights modular design combines direct view observation, TV channels, eyesafe laser rangefinders and a wide variety of night vision technologies with line-of-sight stabilization and hunter-killer solutions. See Elbit release [PDF]