Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $65 million to supply a modernization solution to a Latin American Army. The contract will be executed over a period of two and a half years. Under the contract, Elbit Systems will supply the first fully networked mechanized brigade solution to a Latin American Army, as part of its planned army-wide modernization program. The digitally networked mechanized brigade solution will comprise of Shaldot’s 4X4 and Paramount’s 6X6 armored vehicles equipped with an E-LynXTM Software Defined Radio mobile network solution, a battle management suite of applications as well as MAGNI mini-Vertical Take-Off and Landing Unmanned Aerial Systems.
Elbit Systems WIN BMS is an essential add-on to virtually any combat vehicle mounted sensor or weapon system forming coordinated battle teams that perform their tasks with optimum precision. WIN BMS supports every requirement of battalion-and-below tactical units, meeting all their operational needs, including direct fire engagement & maneuver, indirect fire support, intelligence and logistics. In addition to its combat networking capabilities, this “super” system of systems provides commanders and crewmen with simplified operational interface, enhanced situational awareness and data communication capabilities. Elbit Systems was chosen by the IMOD to serve as prime contractor for the IDF program of Battle Management Systems for Battalion Combat Teams.
The E-LynX™ family of advanced software-defined radio solutions includes multi-band and multi-role tactical radio systems, advanced antenna solutions, routing systems, and end-to-end SATCOM systems with on-the-walk and on-the-move capabilities for voice and data transmission. Combat-proven advanced VHF/UHF radio communication systems offer operational flexibility and robust connectivity for various platforms and tactical needs. Elbit Systems’ solutions support integrated military communications infrastructures for C4I and triple-play (voice, data and video) applications. Powerful wireless communications and data-link solutions provide reliable long-range communications in configurations for manned and unmanned platforms.
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.