Elbit Systems Wins $76 Million Contract for APAC Electronic Warfare Training
Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it has been awarded a contract worth approximately US$76 million to provide electronic warfare (EW) training capability to the air force of an Asia-Pacific country. The contract will be executed over a period of two years. Under the contract, Elbit Systems will provide the Asia-Pacific Air Force with a state-of-the-art solution for aircrews to conduct airborne training in a live multi-threat EW arena. The solution integrates a range of transmitters, sensors, communications, command and control as well as analysis and debriefing tools.
Oren Sabag, Managing Director of Elbit Systems ISTAR & EW, commented, “EW readiness has become critical to mission effectiveness and survivability, driving an increasing demand for EW training capabilities beyond existing synthetic capabilities. By integrating our advanced EW technologies and the company’s unique training and simulation capabilities, we can provide a solution that improves readiness and reduces costs.
Elbit Systems is an international high-tech company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs around 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-optical space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data link and communication systems, radios, cyberspace-based systems and munitions. The Company is also focused on upgrading existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training systems and simulation.