Israel’s Elbit will fit the customer’s helicopters with complete EW suites
TEL AVIV, (BM) – Elbit Systems Ltd. announced yesterday that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $103 million to supply comprehensive Electronic Warfare (EW) suites for an Air Force of an Asian country, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The contract will be performed over a three-year period and includes long-term integrated logistic support.
Under the contract, Elbit Systems will fit the customer’s helicopters with complete EW suites, including countermeasure systems. The EW suites will provide the helicopters with advanced protection to achieve the customer’s operational requirements.
Edgar Maimon, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT–Elisra, commented: “Demand for combat-proven EW systems is getting stronger as the electro-magnetic spectrum becomes increasingly contested and the threat to aircraft gets more acute. I believe that Elbit Systems is well positioned to address this rising need.”
Elisra is a primary source of EW suites for the Israel Air Force and for many other Air Forces around the world ‒ integrating Radar Warning Receivers (RWR), Laser Warning Systems (LWS), IR Missile Warning Systems (MWS), Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) and chaff/flare. Elisra’s EW systems are installed in over 30 types of fixed and rotary-wing aircraft of both Western and Eastern origin and can be found in numerous countries across five continents.
Elisra’s vertically integrated operations cover a wide variety of technological expertise, including advanced transmitters, highly developed receivers, cutting-edge signal processors, innovative antennas, sophisticated software, and human-machine interface capabilities.
The company’s microwave-based solutions have been activated for land, air and naval self-protection; strategic command and control; radar solutions; data and video links for unmanned platforms; search and rescue systems; as well as tactical intelligence, video and telemetry systems.
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