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Elbit announces E-LynX radio contract

27th April 2016 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Elbit Systems has been awarded a $20 million contract from an undisclosed country in Western Europe for radios from its family of E-LynX tactical mobile Software Defined Radios (SDR), it announced on 26 April.

The contract has a three-year period of performance, and the SDRs will be installed on various combat vehicles and integrated into soldier dismounted systems.

E-LynX provides simultaneous voice, data and video services as well as integrated blue force tracking capabilities in wide-band and narrow-band waveforms. It is based on Mobile Ad-Hoc Networking (MANET) capabilities and can be used for mobile networking in soldier systems and battle management systems.

Yehuda Vered, general manager, land and C4I division, Elbit Systems, 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. 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.'

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