Norway’s military has awarded a $27 million contract to ITT Corporation to further equip the Norwegian armed forces with Generation 3 night vision systems.
The Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation awarded the contract for ITT Corps.’ latest monocular night vision devices technology and related accessories and includes options for future procurements.
The latest procurement by the Norwegian military to ITT Corp.—which is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y.—continues a contract that was first agreed to in 2006, according to the company.Since the first contract, ITT has delivered more than 10,000 night vision monoculars that have been used within all branches of Norway’s armed forces.
ITT says the technology sought by the Norwegian military is the most advanced night vision technology currently available and provides outstanding resolution for target recognition and identification. Those rugged devices can be used in a variety of operational scenarios and operate on a standard battery, the company says.
The contract from Norway allows ITT to increase its “footprint” within the international community, said Bruce Wald, ITT’s night vision and imaging business vice president and general manager. “Our combat-proven night vision devices are highly reliable and cost effective, and we remain unwavering in our dedication to provide the best night vision technology to our international allies to ensure national security and interoperability between coalition forces.”