- Awarded $93 million contract to deliver high FOM image intensifier tubes to USAF
- Tubes provide the user more visual information for assessment and acquisition
- Deliver the most technologically advanced tubes on the market for the U.S. Military
LONDONDERRY, N.H., Apr. 10 2020 — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has received a $93 million indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to deliver its high Figure of Merit (FOM) green and white image intensifier tubes. The L3Harris tubes will be fielded to U.S. Air Force following the urgent operational need for the HH-60 Night Vision goggles update for combat search and rescue crews.
“L3Harris is a global leader in image intensifier technology, manufacturing the highest performing and most technologically advanced tubes on the market today for our U.S. Military and international customers,” said Tom Horwath, Director of Business Development, Integrated Vision Solutions, L3Harris. “Our High FOM tubes enable the user to see clearer at further distances and our industry leading white phosphor tubes enable low-light and nighttime maneuvers to appear more natural in black and white, with added contrast detail in shapes and shadows, providing the user more visual information for assessment and acquisition.”
L3Harris image intensifier tubes are manufactured at the company’s Tempe, Arizona facility. This location has the most modern manufacturing processes, best trained workforce and highly automated factory enabled by multi-million dollar capital investments. L3Harris continues to invest to improve image tube performance and capabilities for aviation, mobility and ground forces world-wide.
About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in 130 countries. L3Harris.com.
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