Elbit Systems Selected for the Software Defined Radio Program of the Swiss Armed Forces
Haifa, Israel, October 29, 2019 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT, TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems” or “the Company”) announced today that following extensive testing by Federal Office for Defense Procurement (“Armasuisse”) and the Swiss Armed Forces, the Company was selected by the Swiss Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport (“DDPS”) to provide the Swiss Armed Forces with an army-wide tactical Software Defined Radio (SDR) solution under the Telecommunications Armed Forces (TK A) program, Ersa mob Komm.
Contract award is subject to Swiss Parliament approvals.
The solution that will be supplied by Elbit Systems to the Swiss Armed Forces is based on the open architecture E-LynX SDR family.
Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, President and CEO of Elbit Systems, said: “We are proud to have been selected to provide such an important capability to the Swiss Armed Forces. Switzerland is a strategic market for us and we will continue with our efforts to support the Swiss Armed Forces and expand our cooperation with the Swiss industry.”
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