Elbit to Deliver Two-Color Laser System to Raytheon

Elbit Systems of America will provide the TCLS for Raytheon’s Multi-Spectral Targeting System. Delivery is scheduled for later this year

An RQ-1 Predator equipped with Raytheon Multi-Spectral Targeting System (Photo courtesy of General Atomics) 

Elbit Systems announced Wednesday that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, was awarded a contract by Raytheon to provide the Two-Color Laser System (TCLS) for the Multi-Spectral Targeting System. The initial contract is in an amount not material to Elbit Systems and will be performed during 2019.

TCLS is a production component within the electro-optical surveillance system for multiple military airborne platforms, including the next-generation targeting systems onboard UAVs.  

Raanan Horowitz, President and CEO of Elbit Systems of America, said: “The Two-Color Laser System provides increased targeting accuracy and flexibility, minimizing the potential for collateral damage. These attributes are key to US warfighters who depend on these systems for a successful mission.”