ITT Exelis, Tata Advanced Systems partner for night vision
ITT Exelis and Tata Advanced Systems have announced that they have formed a strategic alliance to support Generation (Gen) 3 night vision requirements in India. The companies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) according to a 29 March 2012 statement.
Under the agreement, Exelis and Tata Advanced Systems will partner to supply manufacturing capabilities in India, maintenance and life-cycle support for Gen 3 night vision products. To start with, Exelis will provide TASL with the latest Gen 3 night vision image intensifier tubes, kits and other materials required to build night vision devices in India, to expedite the delivery of the systems to customers in India. This will be followed by manufacture of high precision components and sub-assemblies of the devices by Tata Advanced Systems.
A signing ceremony took place on Thursday, March 29 at Defexpo 2012 in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India.
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