General Dynamics Awards Military Vision Tech Subcontract to Optex

ArmyGroundVehicleGeneral Dynamics‘ Canadian land systems business has awarded Optex Systems a $1 million order to supply a new sighting system for light armored vehicles used by Canada’s army.

The order is for Optex’s Digital Day and Night sighting technology and was made under an existing contract between the two companies, Optex said Monday.

Optex CEO Danny Schoening said the DDAN platform is intended to replace the legacy M36 platform mounted on military customers’ combat vehicles.

The optical device contains a digital video output intended for daytime missions and an 18-millimeter image intensifier built for nightime use, Schoening added.

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