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Elbit Systems Awarded $80 Million Contract by an Asian Country to Provide Tactical Computers and Other Command & Control Systems
Tuesday July 3, 6:35 am ET
HAIFA, Israel, July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT - News) announced today it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $80 million to supply tactical computers and other command & control systems to an Asian country.
The contract will be performed over the next four years and will include the supply of Enhanced Tactical Computers (ETC), advanced communication controllers and additional command & control packages.
The ETC is one of the major building blocks for Elbit Systems' Command, Control, Communication, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) systems. The ruggedized, high performance PC based computer is widely used by armies worldwide. It is the latest generation of a long line of tactical terminals, fully complying with the operational requirements and the harsh conditions of the modern battlefield. Equipped with all types of communication interfaces and powerful display features, the ETC enables the user in the field to achieve a new level of real-time situation awareness in combat. The tactical communication device embedded in the ETC is used together with the data communication software to enable communication over a vast selection of modern military media, among which are analog and digital radios, field wire-line, wireless LAN and data radios.
Elbit Systems is a world leader for C4I systems and has supplied similar systems to the Israeli Defense Forces and other customers worldwide, including leading NATO members http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/070703/uktu026.html?.v=29