Elbit Systems, one of Israel’s largest defense companies, announced that it was awarded an approximately $70 million contract to supply an Electronic Warfare (EW) solution to an international customer. The contract will be executed over a period of two and a half years.
Under the contract, Elbit Systems will provide ground-based EW and Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) units equipped with Electronic Support Measures, Electronic Counter Measures as well as Command and Control systems. These units will generate a comprehensive passive air and ground picture and provide an electronic order of battle, enabling effective response to both aerial and land based threats.
Oren Sabag, General Manager of Elbit Systems ISTAR & EW, said: "We witness a growing demand for our EW and SIGINT solutions as militaries across the globe increasingly recognize the critical importance of dominating the electromagnetic spectrum."
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios, cyber-based systems and munitions.
The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.