DRS to Provide Integrated Vision Systems for US Army Assault Vehicle

9 March 2011 (Last Updated March 9th, 2011 18:30)

DRS Defense Solutions has been awarded a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide 106 Integrated Vision Systems (IVS) for the US Army Assault Breacher Vehicle (ABV). The ABV is a tracked combat-engineer vehicle designed to breach minefields and complex obsta

DRS Defense Solutions has been awarded a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide 106 Integrated Vision Systems (IVS) for the US Army Assault Breacher Vehicle (ABV).

The ABV is a tracked combat-engineer vehicle designed to breach minefields and complex obstacles.

It is equipped with an IVS that includes a two-axis stabilised gimbal sensor that enables the operators to remain under the protection of armour while conducting their mission.

Deliveries under the $32.5m contract are scheduled to begin in July this year and continue through December.