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Elbit Systems Agrees to Acquire Harris Night Vision for $350M, Bezhalel Machlis Quoted

Elbit Systems of America, the U.S. subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced on Friday that it signed an agreement with the Harris Corporation to acquire Harris Night Vision business for $350 million. The transaction is conditioned upon completion of the proposed merger between Harris and L3 Technologies, Inc., customary closing conditions, which includes a receipt of all regulatory approvals.

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Army Seeks Night-Vision Tech Improvements

The Department of Defense has placed priority on the development of close-combat lethality, with night-vision technology as a key element, National Defense Magazine reported Friday. The U.S. Army seeks new technology that would boost soldiers' field of view and depth perception in close combat scenarios, and allow for quick, easy use, the report noted.

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Air Force Test-Flies Light Attack Aircraft Offerings

U.S. Air Force pilots on Wednesday performed basic surface attack missions and familiarization flights with four aircraft platforms from industry participants in the service branch’s Light Attack Experiment campaign at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. The event gathered senior military leaders and international visitors to witness demonstrations of …

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House Panel’s 2018 Defense Policy Bill Includes Restriction on USAF Compass Call Aircraft Recapitalization Program

The House Armed Services Committee’s defense policy bill for fiscal 2018 would postpone the provision of funds for the U.S. Air Force’s Compass Call aircraft recapitalization program until the Defense Department’s acquisition office determines that the service branch’s procurement strategy complies with the law, Defense News reported Friday. A House …

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