Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT) announced today that it has been awarded a contract worth approximately $55 million to supply the Netherlands with multi-layered ReDrone Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS).
The contract will be performed over a period of four years and includes the supply of mobile, stationary and deployed configurations of the ReDrone integrated Counter-UAS solution, a logistic support package and training.
The ReDrone Solution is comprised of Elbit Systems' advanced DAiR Radar, signal intelligence (SIGINT) sensors, and COAPS-L electro-optical (EO) payload which provide an enhanced integrated aerial picture, along with high-end electronic attack capabilities, all fully controlled by a unified Command and Control system. The system is designed to detect, identify, locate, track and neutralize hostile UAS during day and night, both in urban and rural environments and under various weather conditions.
Oren Sabag, General Manager of Elbit Systems ISTAR & EW, commented, “The growing threat of drones creates an increasing demand for our Counter UAS solutions. We have leveraged our technology of advanced radar, signal intelligence, electro optic and electronic warfare technologies to develop an advanced, open and future ready solution for this emerging requirement of our customers. We are very proud to have been selected by the Netherlands to supply this solution and further strengthen our long term partnership.”
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 and radios.