Demand in the Middle East for ‘total systems integration’ in C4I reflects a broader interest in developing robust joint operating capabilities.
IAI wins cyber-intelligence contract
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has been awarded a $15 million contract to provide a cyber-intelligence system to an undisclosed customer in Asia, it announced on 2 November.
The company says that the advanced, national-level strategic cyber solution will combine cyber and cellular systems, and include the setting up of an intelligence centre, unique sensors and infrastructure. The contract work will be done by a cyber subsidiary and development centre of ELTA/IAI.
Esti Peshin, director of cyber programs at IAI, said: 'This new contract is an example of the 'ecosystem' created by IAI's cyber subsidiaries and R&D centres and the parent company. Our worldwide innovation centres benefit from IAI's size and experience while simultaneously having the flexibility of a start-up company.
'The proximity to the customers combined with innovation, white-hat hacking and engineering capabilities enables us to effectively deal with the many challenges of the cyber world. We intend to continue developing the strategy in the coming months by to additional cyber subsidiaries & R&D centres.'
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