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Kent Optronics Secures Navy Night-Vision Tech Ordering Agreement

Kent Optronics Secures Navy Night-Vision Tech Ordering Agreement - top government contractors - best government contracting event

night visionKent Optronics has received a potential five-year, $47.6 million basic ordering agreement to produce wide field-of-view night vision technology for the U.S. Navy.

The Defense Department said Friday the company will also provide night vision systems and associated retrofit and data services to the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command as well as to the U.S. Special Operations Command, Air Force and Coast Guard.

According to DoD, the systems will be built with optical foveal technology that is designed to provide users with an 80-degree angle of view.

The firm-fixed-price award comes under phase 3 of the Navy’s Small Business Innovation Research program.

Hopewell Junction, New York-based Kent Optronics is an employee-owned company focused on developing and commercializing  electro-optical devices with liquid crystal, photonics and optical components.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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