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L3Harris Begins Production of Next Generation Panoramic Night Vision System for USSOCOM

Communication Systems
May 20, 2022 | 2 minute Read

Tampa, Fla. — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has begun low rate initial production (LRIP) of the Fused Panoramic Night Vision Goggle (F-PANO) which will provide the United States Special Operations Command with unprecedented situational awareness for improved mobility, targeting and lethality.

The F-PANO features a 97-degree field-of-view and fuses image intensification technology with thermal imagery to provide operators with enhanced situational awareness in all battlefield conditions and light levels. The system communicates to the end user device to display Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) information within the field-of-view of the goggle. 

“The F-PANO is our most advanced mobility system, delivering an unmatched capability that enables our elite operators to asses and engage threats on the battlefield with greater speed and clarity,” said Lynn Bollengier, President, Integrated Vision Solutions, Communication Systems, L3Harris.

After introducing the F-PANO at SOFIC in 2019, L3Harris was awarded an $7.9 million LRIP contract earlier this year to deliver the advanced night vision technology as a solution for special operations teams serving in low or no-light conditions in multiple theaters. The complete system facilitates a hyper-enabled operator with the ability to interface with multiple sensors and delivers critical battlefield information directly to the eye of the operator. Delivery of the goggles is planned to begin later this year.

About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has more than $17 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

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