Elbit Programs has signed a $114-million contract to offer two long-range patrol plane with a sophisticated mission suite for a rustic within the Asia-Pacific area.
The methods will probably be primarily based on ATR Plane’s 72-600 regional turboprop airliner mannequin.
Every plane will incorporate Elbit’s proprietary mission administration system, electro-optics, radar and communications, indicators intelligence, and extra mission gear.
Work for the contract will probably be carried out over 5 years.
“Elbit Programs has been supplying Particular Mission Plane to varied international locations worldwide for over a decade for protection or governmental operational necessities,” Elbit Programs Aerospace Common Supervisor Yoram Shmuely acknowledged.
“This contract extends the vary of platforms and options we provide our clients, leveraging huge operational expertise and in-house applied sciences and capabilities. We’re proud to offer superior options to our clients.”
Elbit’s Newest Contracts
In March, Elbit obtained a contract to provide a European NATO member with digital warfare self-protection suites.
The capabilities will probably be built-in right into a fighter plane being procured for the nation.
The corporate was additionally awarded a number of contracts the identical month to modernize the Romanian Armed Forces’ aerial capabilities.
In January, Elbit obtained an order to provide Magni-X micro-unmanned aerial methods for the British Military.