- Multi-million dollar contract includes 115 production prototype systems
- Next generation technology enables the soldier to decrease time to engage a threat
- Solution supports future weapon platforms including the Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapons
LONDONDERRY, N.H., Apr. 22, 2020 — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has received a multi-million dollar contract from the U.S. Army to deliver 115 production prototypes for the Next Generation Squad Weapon Fire Control (NGSW-FC) targeting solution. The NGSW-FC will replace traditional direct view optics currently fielded by the Army.
The NGSW-FC provides an integrated approach to targeting by combining range-finding capability, ballistic computation and environmental sensors that increase the probability of accurate targeting while decreasing the time to engage a threat. The NGSW-FC will support many of the current and future weapon platforms used by the Army.
“L3Harris is proud to offer the U.S. Army a revolutionary fire control solution that will increase soldier lethality and enhance situational awareness,” said Lynn Bollengier, President, Integrated Vision Solutions, L3Harris. “Our solution leverages nearly 30 years of expertise in fire control technology, enabling faster identification and target acquision, ensuring soldiers achieve overmatch capability on the battlefield. Additionally, we have teamed with Leupold & Stevens to integrate their superior optical assemblies and high volume, domestic manufacturing capabilities to ensure we meet the high quality and capacity requirements set forth by the Army to field this technology alongside the Next Generation Squad Weapons program.”
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