Elbit Systems' ELSAT wins SOTM contract
Elbit Systems has announced that it has been awarded a first contract by an unnamed Latin American customer to supply the ELSAT 2100 Satellite-On-The-Move (SOTM) terminal. The contract was announced in a press release on 19 June, 2012.
This first contract follows the recent launching of the ELSAT 2100 at Eurosatory 2012 in Paris, validating the systems performance superiority and deployment readiness in demanding MIL SATCOM wheeled and tracked vehicular SOTM applications. The contract value has not been released.
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