Leonardo Has Been Awarded a $67 Million U.S. Army Contract to Provide IR Sights for Ground Combat Vehicles

ARLINGTON, Virginia, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Under the fixed-price contract, the Leonardo DRS Electro-Optical & Infrared Systems business unit will provide Horizontal Technology Integration Second Generation-Forward Looking Infrared (SG-FLIR) Block 1 A/B-Kits, a key infrared sensor supporting fire control and surveillance on a range of critical U.S. Army ground combat vehicles, including M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks, Bradley Fighting Vehicles and Stryker vehicles, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting ArmyRecognition.

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The Army’s SGF-FLIR program provides soldiers with premier night vision capabilities for Abrams tanks, Bradley Fighting Vehicles, Stryker vehicles, and the Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System, improving battlefield dominance.

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Work on this program will be done at the Leonardo DRS Electro-Optical & Infrared Systems facility in Melbourne, Florida and is expected to be completed in early 2026.

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Source: Army Recognition