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Elbit Systems announces DCoMPASS follow-on order

7th October 2013 - 11:06 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Elbit Systems Electro-optics Elop will supply its Digital Compact Multi Purpose Advanced Stabilized System (DCoMPASS) electro-optical (EP) payload systems to the air force of an unnamed Asia-Pacific country under a $33 million contract announced on 6 October.

The three-year follow-on contract will see the DCoMPASS systems delivered for installation on helicopters operated by the customer.

Adi Dar, general manager, Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop, said: ‘This important follow on programme reflects the customer’s satisfaction from the systems acquired a number of years ago. Supplying our customers innovative and cutting edge systems, supported by our vast operational experience in EO payload systems, positions us as one of the world's leading EO payload providers.’

DCoMPASS is a highly stabilised, low weight, multi-sensor EO payload system designed for airborne applications – both fixed and rotary-wing aircraft; land and naval platforms. The system provides 24/7 observation and ISTAR capabilities in all weather conditions.

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