by Richard Tomkins
Washington (UPI) Oct 24, 2017
Canada's new search-and-rescue aircraft from Airbus Defense and Space are to feature ELM-2022A maritime patrol radars from Israel Aerospace Industries.
The ELM-2022 is multi-mode radar for detection, localization, classification, and tracking of targets over water and land in all weather conditions. It is made by Elta Systems, a subsidiary of IAI.
"The Radar provides 360-degree azimuth and sector mode operation from an antenna located under the fuselage," IAI and Elta said in a news release. "ELM-2022 incorporates advanced technology and features derived from extensive operational experience."
Details of the contract from Airbus to supply the system for 16 C295 aircraft was not disclosed.
IAI said more than 250 ELM-2022 Maritime Patrol Radars have been sold to customers worldwide in more than 25 countries
NATO country receives Elta 3D radars
Israel Aerospace Industries said in a release Tuesday the mobile radars were integrated within the national and NATO air and missile defense system, providing close-to-the-force air defense support that can pick up an array of airborne equipment, including low-altitude high-speed fighter aircraft, helicopters, UAVs and low-speed ultra-light aircraft.
"We are pleased to continue expanding our sales in Europe, especially with prestigious NATO customers," Elta president Nissim Hadas said in a statement. "This [order] further confirms our capability and compatibility with the most modern air defense systems within the elite cadre of NATO operators."
Details of the radar contract, including its monetary value, were not disclosed.
Washington (UPI) Oct 11, 2017
Saab announced Wednesday it will upgrade air surveillance radars in Norway under a contract received from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency. The upgraded radars are Sindre 1 units, which Saab will deliver to Norway between now and 2020, the company said in a news release. Saab Technologies Norway and Saab Defense and Security USA will work on the project in Halden, Norway, ... read more
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