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Monday, August 12, 2013

Korean Apaches to Receive Night Vision Upgrades

South Korea's fleet of AH-64E Apache military attack helicopters are receiving night vision upgrades, under terms of a $223 million contract with Lockheed Martin
 
(Lockheed's M-TADS/PNVS system. Photo, courtesy of Lockheed Martin.)
 
Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will provide the Republic of Korea Army with 36 of its Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) systems. 
 
The M-TADS/PNVS system is known as the "eyes of the Apache," as it provides forward-looking infrared sensors to enhance situational awareness in support of target acquisition by Apache aircrews. 
 

Lockheed's contract calls for installation and support of the new systems through 2018. 

 

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