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UTC Aerospace to Acquire N2 Imaging to Enhance Military Support Tech

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 3, 2015 — UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., will acquire N2 Imaging Systems LLC to expand UTC's portfolio of military imaging products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"The addition of N2 reflects our unwavering dedication to rapidly developing the most advanced imaging technology at an attractive price to support the [U.S. Army’s Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition] mission now and in the future," said John Trezza, vice president and general manager of UTC Aerospace Systems' Force Protection business. "Adding our experience in designing, developing and fielding sophisticated technology to the innovation of N2 will further support on-time execution of the Army's Enhanced Night Vision Goggle (ENVG) program."

In addition to ENVG participation, UTC’s has provided the Army with its AN/AVR-2B laser warning system for nearly 100 months of on-time, in-full delivery. The company was recognized by the Army procurement office as a Tier 1 Supplier in the fiscal 2015 Army Superior Supplier Incentive program.

N2 provides imaging technology and integration capabilities to deliver advanced optical systems for the military and commercial segments.

"As we ramp up into the next generation of imaging systems, customers will benefit from the combined technology expertise and execution of UTC Aerospace Systems and N2," said Dave Masarik, president of N2. "Bringing together the innovations in sensor technology of both companies opens up a wide array of opportunities for development of new, cost-effective man-portable imaging systems for military and commercial users."

N2’s business will continue to be based in Irvine, Calif.


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Dec 2015
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