Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately US$76 million to supply an electronic warfare (EW) training capability to the air force of a country in Asia-Pacific. The contract will be performed over a period of two years. Under the contract, Elbit Systems will supply the Asia-Pacific Air Force with a cutting-edge solution enabling aircrews to conduct airborne training in a real life, multi-threat EW arena. The solution integrates a range of transmitters, sensors, communications, command and control as well as analytical and debriefing tools.
Oren Sabag, general manager of Elbit Systems ISTAR & EW, commented: “EW readiness has become critical to mission effectiveness and survivability, driving increasing demand for EW training capabilities beyond the existing synthetic ones. By integrating our advanced EW technologies and the company’s unique training and simulation capabilities we can supply a solution that improves readiness and reduces costs.”
Elbit Systems is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defence, 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 defence, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.