Haifa, Israel. 29  November  2023 . Elbit Systems Ltd.  stated that according to the announcement of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Elbit Systems’ U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America – Night Vision LLC, (“Elbit Systems of America”), was awarded an indefinite delivery/ indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract with a maximum ceiling of $500 million, for the supply of Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggle (SBNVG) systems; spare and repair parts; contractor logistics supports and test article refurbishment. 

Work under the ID/IQ will be performed in Roanoke, Virginia, and is expected to be completed in 2028. Elbit Systems of America received an initial delivery order award under the ID/IQ worth an approximately $127 million immediately following contract award.

The SBNVG is a lightweight helmet-mounted system that provides superior nighttime viewing in various environments and conditions, improving warfighter situational awareness and performance. The system includes an enhanced battery life and high-performing white phosphor image intensification tubes for improved clarity and depth perception. 

Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, President and CEO of Elbit Systems: “This ID/IQ contract for Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggles follows previous orders and cements Elbit Systems of America as a leading partner of choice by the U.S. Marine Corps. We are honored to provide proven and cutting-edge equipment to the men and women of the U.S Marine Corps that will facilitate superior battlefield awareness.”

Raanan Horowitz, President and CEO of Elbit Systems America: “Elbit Systems America is proud of our long history supplying Marines with night vision and electro-optic innovations. We continue to refine our portfolio, offering solutions that enable the networked Warfighter of the future with sophisticated decision aids and display systems.”