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  • DARPA Picks 10 Research Teams for Night Vision Tech Development Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA Picks 10 Research Teams for Night Vision Tech Development Program

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced the selection of 10 university and industry research teams for a program that seeks to develop lightweight, night vision goggles that could offer wider field of view and improved visual access across infrared bands using advances in transduction materials and planar optics. The Enhanced Night Vision in […] More

  • Creative Microsystems to Develop Night-Vision Goggles for the Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Creative Microsystems to Develop Night-Vision Goggles for the Navy

    Creative Microsystems Corp. has been awarded a two-year, $2.7 million contract to design and build lightweight night-vision goggles for the U.S. Navy, Military $ Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the Naval Research Laboratory plans to award the research contract for the development of the Micro Optic Low Light Imager project. Waitsfield, Vt.-based Creative […] More

  • Exelis Wins $9M Canadian Night Vision Devices Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Wins $9M Canadian Night Vision Devices Contract

    Exelis has won a foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to supply Canada with night vision devices and image intensifier tubes, worth a total of of $9 million. The company will provide its hand-held, helmet-mounted, rugged Exelis Generation 3 night vision technology system, comprised of night vision goggles with image intensifier tubes, to […] More

  • DRS Wins $1.6M Contract to Develop Special Ops Night-Vision Goggles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DRS Wins $1.6M Contract to Develop Special Ops Night-Vision Goggles

    DRS Technologies has won a $1.6 million contract to develop digital multispectral night-vision goggles for the U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Military Aerospace reported Monday. John Keller writes the company’s technologies reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition division received the research contract last week. The night-vision goggles should be able to […] More

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    BAE to Test Typhoon Fighter Jet Goggles

    BAE Systems has started to test night vision goggles for the Typhoon fighter jet, built by a consortium of companies including BAE and EADS. The tests at BAE’s Warton, U.K. facility are intended to evaluate the FENN NG2000Ti goggles‘ ability to give pilots X-ray vision at night, BAE said Thursday. According to the company, the goggles […] More

  • Exelis Wins Army Delivery Order for Image Intensifier Tubes, Program's Largest-to-Date Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Wins Army Delivery Order for Image Intensifier Tubes, Program’s Largest-to-Date Order

    ITT Exelis has won a $11.1 million Army delivery order to provide image intensifier tubes, Exelis announced Monday. This is the largest order to date Exelis has received for the tubes under the Army’s OMNI VIII program. Exelis will provide 8,248 MX-11769 image tubes, which are used in AN/PVS-14 night vision goggles. The Army’s Research, Development, Engineering Command‘s […] More

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