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Elbit Systems to supply SAR solution

20th March 2018 - 07:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Elbit Systems has received a contract to supply a comprehensive search and rescue (SAR) solution to an unnamed Asia-Pacific country, the company announced on 14 March.

The contract is worth $65 million and will be performed over a three-year period.

The contract will see Elbit Systems install airborne locator systems and emergency locator transmitters onboard various mission aircraft and helicopter platforms in use with the customer’s air force, army and navy. The company will also supply thousands of personal survival radio systems.

Yehuda Vered, general manager of Elbit Systems Land and C4I, said: ‘We are pleased with this contract award to supply a comprehensive SAR solution, attesting to the maturity of our systems and to our market leadership.

‘Based on our vast portfolio of radio and communication solutions, already operational with dozens of armed forces worldwide, we are able to provide a technological edge, and we hope that additional customers will follow in selecting our unique SAR systems as their solution of choice.’

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