Elbit to supply tactical mobile radios to undisclosed Western European country

27 April 2016 (Last Updated April 27th, 2016 18:30)

Elbit Systems has received a contract to supply advanced mobile tactical software defined radio systems to an undisclosed country in Western Europe.

Elbit Systems has received a contract to supply advanced mobile tactical software defined radio systems to an undisclosed country in Western Europe.

Under the $20m contract, the company will provide E-LynX software defined radios (SDR) for a period of three years.

The customer is expected to use the radios on a variety of combat vehicles and soldier dismounted systems.

Elbit Systems land and c4i division general manager Yehuda (Udi) Vered said: "We are proud to supply the customer with our newest E-LynX family of SDR systems, which are based on decades of experience and proven radio products and technologies."

"The modern battlefield requires sophisticated networking capabilities for the manoeuvring forces as an infrastructure for situational awareness and terrain dominance."

The E-LynX radios offer simultaneous transmission of voice, data and video services, as well as integrated tracking capabilities.

Based on combat proven mobile ad-hoc networking (MANET) capabilities, the radios are designed to enhance mobile networking for modern battle management systems (BMS) and soldier systems.

Vered further added: "The modern battlefield requires sophisticated networking capabilities for the manoeuvring forces as an infrastructure for situational awareness and terrain dominance.

"This award is a result of our continuous efforts and investments in research and development in order to achieve modern military networking and radio capabilities."

The E-LynX family provides MANET capabilities to a variety of platforms on any terrain.