Exelis Wins Night Vision Device UK Sale

ITT Exelis has won a $34,653,724 U.S. Army contract to provide night vision devices in support of a foreign military sale.

The Defense Department said the U.K. will receive the monocular devices under the firm-fixed-price contract through April 1, 2015.

Work will occur Roanoke, Va. and the Army Contracting Command’s office at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. is the contracting activity.

Last week, the McLean, Va.-based defense and technology contractor won a $6 million award to provide gamma ray imaging systems to the Japanese army.

Japan will use the GammaCams to detect and analyze radiation levels as part of its recovery efforts from the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.

The systems contain a sensor head and a portable computer for analyzing and storing data.

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