April 26, 2016 - 09:00 ( Brasília )

Technology

Elbit Systems Awarded a Contract to Supply Advanced Mobile Tactical Software Defined Radio Systems to a Western European Country

The new systems will be installed on a variety of combat vehicles and integrated into soldier dismounted systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded an approximately $20 million contract from a Western European country for the supply of tactical mobile radios, from the new and advanced E-LynX™ Software Defined Radios (“SDR”) family. The contract will be performed over a three-year period.

The E-LynX radio solution offers reliable voice, data and video services simultaneously, along with integrated blue force tracking capabilities, both in narrow and wide band waveforms. Based on unique combat proven Mobile Ad- Hoc Networking (MANET) capabilities, the E-LynX solution is designed to serve as the mobile networking backbone for modern Battle Management Systems (“BMS”) and soldier systems.

Yehuda (Udi) Vered, General Manager of Elbit Systems Land & C4I Division, commented: "We are proud to supply the customer with our newest E-LynX family of SDR systems, which are based on decades of experience and proven radio products and technologies. The modern battlefield requires sophisticated networking capabilities for the maneuvering forces as an infrastructure for situational awareness and terrain dominance. This award is a result of our continuous efforts and investments in research and development in order to achieve modern military networking and radio capabilities”.

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 and cyber-based systems. 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.