With its high-tech developments in operation around the world, including in use by 15 NATO members, Elbit’s newest systems provide automatic visual warnings about tall obstacles, and combines outer and inner data into a single seamless image seen by the pilots.

Israel’s Elbit Systems defense company has won a new contract to supply the U.S. Army with advanced night vision technology, and while the contract is significant, it represents the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Elbit’s involvement in the global night vision market.

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According to a company statement, Elbit’s U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, was awarded a contract worth approximately $50 million to produce spare parts in support of the U.S. Army’s Aviators Night Vision Imaging System Head-Up Display system (ANVIS HUD, in short).

The contract will take five years to complete.

The ANVIS HUD connects to the helmets of Army helicopter pilots, allowing pilots’ heads to remain upright and looking out of the aircraft with all relevant information presented in front of the pilots’ eyes, instead of them needing to look down or inside the cockpit to view information. Read more at JNS