Elbit to Supply Advanced Mobile Tactical SDR 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. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") 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.
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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."
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