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L3 Technologies Field Vision Systems Names Francisco Hidalgo Vice President and General Manager

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 27, 2019 – L3 Technologies announced today that Francisco Hidalgo has been named Vice President and General Manager of its Field Vision Systems business. Mr. Hidalgo most recently served as Chief Executive Officer for Heckler & Koch USA.

Mr. Hidalgo brings more than two decades of international manufacturing leadership to Field Vision Systems, with extensive experience in both the consumer and defense markets. He will oversee operations of the Field Vision Systems portfolio of brands, including EOTECH®, Vudu™ and L3 Field Vision.

“I am thrilled to be joining Field Vision Systems during such a dynamic period in the company’s history,” said Mr. Hidalgo. “With EOTECH’s recent award from the United States Special Operations Command, the relaunch of Vudu precision optics and the debut of the L3 Field Vision brand of premium sporting optics, the opportunity for success and growth at our division has never been greater.”

Prior to joining Heckler & Koch, Mr. Hidalgo spent nearly 20 years at Hanover, Germany-based automotive manufacturing company Continental, where he served as President of ContiTech North America for more than nine years.

An L3 company, Field Vision Systems delivers cutting-edge sporting optics technology and products, including holographic sighting systems and magnified optics. The company is dedicated to providing high quality, rugged products for military, law enforcement and commercial markets around the world. Visit to learn more.

With headquarters in New York City and approximately 31,000 employees worldwide, L3 develops advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision and EO/IR, weapons, maritime systems and space. The company reported 2018 sales of $10.2 billion. To learn more about L3, please visit the company’s website at

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