IAI to Supply Radars for Combat Aircraft of Asian Country, Possibly South Korea

ELTA received a $55 million follow-up order for ELM-2032 Airborne Fire Control Radars from an undisclosed country in Asia. Such radars are currently installed on TA-50 aircraft, which are manufactured by South Korea’s KAI and marketed to a variety of customers worldwide, including the Iraqi Air Force

IAI to Supply Radars for Combat Aircraft of Asian Country, Possibly South Korea

By 대한민국 국군 Republic of Korea Armed Forces - commons file, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=62163311

ELTA Systems, a division and subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), has been awarded a $55 million contract for the provision of Multimode Airborne ELM-2032 Fire Control Radars to be installed on newly produced advanced combat aircraft.

According to a company release, the radar offers a broad range of operational modes, including high-resolution mapping in SAR mode, detection, tracking, and imaging of aircraft, moving ground and sea targets. The contract is a follow-up order, reflecting the customer’s high satisfaction with the radar and ELTA.

“The Multimode ELM-2032 Airborne Fire Control Radars is a versatile radar and addresses several mission types in a single product,” said Yoav Turgeman, IAI VP and CEO of ELTA. “Its field of regard, long detection range and accurate tracking provides the pilots with full situation awareness, and its accurate information is used by the aircraft’s systems. We are excited about winning this contract, and are grateful that our customers consider ELTA’s radars as best in its class.”

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