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Elbit Systems to acquire Harris’ Night Vision business

10th April 2019 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Elbit Systems of America has signed a definitive agreement with Harris Corporation for the acquisition of Harris’ Night Vision business, Elbit Systems announced on 5 April.   

The acquisition is conditional on the completion of Harris' proposed merger with L3 Technologies as well as customary closing conditions, including receipt of regulatory approvals.

Harris Night Vision, headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, is a developer, manufacturer and supplier of night vision technology to the US and allied military and security forces, and for the federal homeland security market.

Bezhalel Machlis, president and CEO, Elbit Systems, said: ‘The market position and technological strength of Harris Night Vision make this acquisition significant to our long-term growth strategy, with a particular focus on the US. Elbit Systems of America has a proven track record of providing high performance solutions and support services to the US defence and homeland security markets.’

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