Elbit Systems UK to deliver Morpheus BMA solution to British Army

4 October 2018 (Last Updated October 4th, 2018 13:07)

Elbit Systems UK has secured a new contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for delivery of the Morpheus battlefield management application (BMA) to the British Army.

Elbit Systems UK has secured a new contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for delivery of the Morpheus battlefield management application (BMA) to the British Army.

The amount of the initial contract is valued at approximately £10m ($13m) and has a potential maximum value of £40m ($51.96m) over the entire lifetime of the award.

The initial contract is planned to be carried out over a period of three years.

Elbit Systems UK chief executive officer Martin Fausset said: “We are proud to have been selected by the UK MoD to supply the Morpheus BMA providing a valuable capability for the British Army.

“We are proud to have been selected by the UK MoD to supply the Morpheus BMA providing a valuable capability for the British Army.”

“In doing so we will be bringing Elbit Systems’ operationally proven capability and technological edge into the UK, adapting it for use and delivering it together with our local partners.”

Under the deal, Elbit Systems UK will be responsible for providing the British Army with an operationally proven BMA for both headquarters and tactical units of the service.

The BMA is based on TORC2 H, which is a command and control platform developed and delivered the company to a number of customers across the globe.

The Morpheus BMA forms an integral part of the £3.2bn Joint Forces Command (JFC) / Army Sub-Programme designed to deliver the next generation of tactical communication and information systems (TacCIS) to the different forces operating in a land environment, including the Royal Navy in the littoral environment and elements of the Royal Air Force (RAF).