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RUAG, Elbit Systems to form JV in Switzerland

20th November 2018 - 08:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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RUAG and Elbit Systems have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a joint venture (JV) company in Switzerland, the company announced on 15 November.

The JV will enable the companies to leverage their respective expertise and serve as a national communication and system competence centre of excellence.

The centre will cater to the requirements of the Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS). It will also act as a knowledge centre to support the companies’ joint efforts with regard to a DDPS communication programme of the Switzerland Ministry of Defense and other joint activities in the future.

Haim Delmar, senior vice president Elbit Systems C4I and Cyber, said: ‘It is a privilege to be in a position to offer technologically advanced and operational solutions for the Swiss armed forces. We are proud to join forces with RUAG and believe that this collaboration will strengthen local support and engineering capabilities through transfer of knowhow.’

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