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Analysis: Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems and the Harris Corporation have agreed to move forward with the acquisition of Harris’ Night Vision business for $350 million. The acquisition of Harris' night vision business opens a huge market for Elbit Systems, both domestic and international. Over 50 years Harris and its predecessors Exelis and ITT have established their night vision systems as the market leader. But with the planned merger between Harris and L3 Technologies, Inc., the night vision systems business becomes redundant under the combined portfolio.
Elbit Systems received a first order for the BrightNite vision system from one of NATO air forces in, (name of the country has not been released). BrightNite is designed to enhance helicopter pilot visibility and situational awareness in Degraded Visual Environment (DVE) conditions. The company is expected to deliver the systems under a $17 million contract, within 30 months.
Elbit Systems successfully demonstrated the BrightNite system in a series of night flights. Britenite is a solution that enables utility helicopters to perform Degraded Visual Environment (DVE) missions successfully in more than 90% of the nights. The demonstration flights carried out in Israel and involved dozens of pilots from different nationalities and services.
The 'Digital Eye Piece' brings daytime cueing and display capabilities into night operations without the need for costly upgrades, modifications or changes to the aircraft or software.
At the Paris Air Show 2015, Elbit Systems is launching 'SuperVision' - an innovative man-machine interface that could narrow the gap that F-35 helmet and displays have opened over current generation aircraft.
Night Attack The Royal Danish Air Force has validated the use of Night Vision Cueing and Display/ Aviator's Night Vision Imaging System (NVCD/ ANVIS) on its F-16s, offering a night vision enhancement for the daylight functionality provided by standard Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS). The system was flown for more than 300 hours as part of Operation Unified Protector during the summer of 2011.
Some of the Helicopters will be Equipped with Line of Sight Systems, improving situational display and coordination between crewmembers Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT) announced it...
Helmet Display and Sight technologies developed by Elbit Systems has become a necessity in modern air warfare. With over 5,500 systems delivered to customers...