Elbit Gets $50M Order for Airborne ISR Platform; Bezhalel Machlis Comments

ElbitSystemsLogoElbit Systems will provide a full-scale airborne intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance platform to an Asia-Pacific customer under a three-year, $50 million contract.

The company said Dec. 22 the airborne platform will build on the customer’s existing electro-optical cameras and sensors by Elbit with synthetic aperture radar/ground moving target indicator technology by ELTA Systems.

Elbit Systems CEO Bezhalel Machlis noted that there is a growing demand for integrated sensor, C4I and intelligence analysis systems.

The airborne ISTAR platform also works to support the customer’s mission planning, battlefield management, simulation modeling and terrain analysis efforts.

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