Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded an approximately $50 million follow-on contract from the Dutch Ministry of Defence (“Dutch MOD”) to supply the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA,Koninklijke Landmacht) with additional digital soldier and vehicular systems, expanding the soldier modernization program of the RNLA. The contract will be performed over a three-year period.
Haim Delmar, General Manager of Elbit Systems C4I & Cyber, said: “We are pleased to have been given the opportunity to continue to provide the RNLA with advanced combat network capabilities, supporting them throughout their soldier modernization program. We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with the Dutch MOD on programs that contribute to the survivability and effectiveness of the Dutch soldiers”.
Under the contract, Elbit Systems will supply digital soldier systems and vehicular integration of improved combat network capabilities including TORCH-XTM Dismounted Command and Control systems and E-LynXTM Software Defines Radio systems. The solutions to be provided were designed to address unique requirements that were presented by the Netherlands’ Defence Material Organization and field-tested by RNLA troops.
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, cyber-based systems and munitions. 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.