Elbit Systems wins Spanish Army radio deal

Israeli defense electronics Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT; LEVEL: ESLT) announced today that it has received a contract for the supply of the software-specific radio (SDR) E-LynX solution for the Spanish Army Battalion level.

The new battalion-level radio network is the first step in a program to modernize the Spanish combat radio network. The solution to be delivered includes hundreds of portable E-LynX SDR systems for dismantled troops and vehicle systems that will be installed on board a number of battle platforms. The contract, which is of an amount not relevant to Elbit Systems, will be implemented in cooperation with Telefonica, SA (NYSE: TEF, BMD: TEF) for six months.

The choice of the E-LynX SDR solution follows competitive technical and field assessments carried out by the Directorate-General for Armaments and Materials (DGAM) of the Spanish Ministry of Defense, including a careful study of the ability to deploy future waveforms and comply with strict security standards. anti-jamming requirements.

The E-LynX SDR solution that Elbit Systems will provide to the Spanish military is similar to the solutions recently selected by several other countries, including Switzerland, Sweden and Israel, as radio solutions for their modernization of the mobile network throughout the army. programs.

Elbit Systems EVP and C4I and Cyber ​​general manager Haim Delmar said: “We are proud of this prestigious selection as it highlights the growing recognition of E-LynX as the preferred SDR solution in Europe. Spain is an important market for Elbit Systems and we will continue to invest and expand our local capabilities and technologies in Spain. “

Posted by Globes, business news in Israel – en.globes.co.il – on November 26, 2020

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