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USMC orders Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggles
Harris Corporation has been awarded a contract by the US Department of Defense for Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggle systems.
The IDIQ contract, worth up to $249 million, includes Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggle systems for the US Marine Corps, along with spare and repair parts, contractor logistics support and test article refurbishment.
The updated helmet-mounted night vision system will enhance the user's situational awareness in reduced visibility. It combines two systems: a binocular night vision device and an enhanced clip-on thermal imager.
The systems will be delivered by September 2024.
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