Elbit to deliver up to 126 Helmet Display Tracker Systems for U.S. Navy helicopters

FORT WORTH, Texas. Elbit Systems of America in Fort Worth, Texas, won a $49.8 million ($49,884,371) firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division in Crane, Indiana, to deliver a maximum of 126 Helmet Display Tracker Systems (HDTS) and associated line items for U.S. Navy MH-60 aircraft.

Elbit to deliver up to 126 Helmet Display Tracker Systems for U.S. Navy helicopters
Elbit to deliver up to 126 Helmet Display Tracker Systems for U.S. Navy helicopters

FORT WORTH, Texas.Elbit Systems of America in Fort Worth, Texas, won a $49.8 million ($49,884,371) firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division in Crane, Indiana, to deliver a maximum of 126 Helmet Display Tracker Systems (HDTS) and associated line items for U.S. Navy MH-60 aircraft.

Elbit to deliver up to 126 Helmet Display Tracker Systems for U.S. Navy helicoptersElbit to deliver up to 126 Helmet Display Tracker Systems for U.S. Navy helicopters

The HDTS provides situational awareness and targeting enhancements via:

  • pilot/copilot line-of-sight capability;
  • continuously computed impact point for the 20mm automatic gun helicopter armament subsystem;
  • 2.75-inch unguided rockets (LAU-61C/A); and
  • precision-guided rockets (digital rocket launcher (DRL, LAU-61G/A).

Elbit HdtsElbit Systems will perform the work on this contract in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed by June 2021.

Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $14,150,729 will be obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The award was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1), which cites that only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

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