BAE to Produce Visibility Sensors for US Army

26 July 2011 (Last Updated July 26th, 2011 18:30)

BAE Systems has been awarded a task order to produce the driver's vision enhancer family of systems (DVE-FOS) for the operators of US Army combat and logistics vehicles. The company has received $140m in cumulative orders for the DVE-FOS under a five-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-q

BAE Systems has been awarded a task order to produce the driver's vision enhancer family of systems (DVE-FOS) for the operators of US Army combat and logistics vehicles.

The company has received $140m in cumulative orders for the DVE-FOS under a five-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with the US Army.

As per the agreement, the company will delivery over 3,500 systems and more than 26,000 line replaceable units for installation on a variety of combat and tactical wheeled vehicles.

DVE-FOS includes infrared sensors, displays, vehicle integration kits and other equipment that enhances situational awareness by providing all-weather, day-or-night visibility to operators of vehicles.

Production will be carried out in Austin, Texas, US.