xG Technology Inc. has been awarded a $12.5 million Army contract for handheld ISR receivers.

Under the contract, xG will provide a variety of equipment, including “ruggedized, lightweight hand-held receivers designed to display real-time video imagery transmitted by aerial assets or frontline surveillance platforms, as well as related accessories,” according to a company news release. The contract is scheduled to be completed by September 2020.

“It is a huge game changer that underscores our proven expertise in designing and delivering best-in-class wireless video communications solutions that enhance tactical insights,” said xG CEO George Schmitt.

“We look forward to commencing product deliveries, and have already manufactured 50 units that are ready to ship as needed to our forces overseas.”

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