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IDEX 2017: Harris to digitise UAE battle management

23rd February 2017 - 15:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in Abu Dhabi

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The UAE Land Forces are set to receive and upgrade to their battle management that will see them transition to digital systems.

A contract worth $189 million announced at IDEX was signed with Harris for the Emirates Command & Control System (ECCS) Land Tactical System (ELTS) programme this year to carry out the work on an initial brigade.

The company beat competition from Raytheon and Thales and is leading a team of contractors including Systematic, DRS, Saab and UAE company Al Taif.

Systematic is providing their C4I software with DRS and Saab providing a computing capability. Al Taif will do

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