C4iSR: Joint & Common Equipment

BAE Systems gets USD97 million US Army order for ENVG III/FWS-I

21 March 2018

Key Points

  • US Army budget request seeks USD153.643 million for night vision devices
  • BAE Systems received a five-year contract in 2015 for ENVG III/FWS-I devices

The US Army has awarded BAE Systems a USD97 million contract for a combined order of Enhanced Night Vision Goggle (ENVG) IIIs and Family of Weapon Sight-Individuals (FWS-1s).

The orders are part of a five-year USD434 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) army contract for the ENVG III and FWS-I programme.

In October 2016 the company said it received a USD13.5 million order to begin producing the FWS-I for soldiers.

ENVG, a lightweight, helmet-mounted system, integrates image intensification and long-wave infrared (IR) into a single image and integrates the sight picture/reticle from FWS-I as well as operational graphics from Nett Warrior into ENVG, according to the army.

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