HAIFA, Israel --- Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a contract from Cantiere Navale Vittoria SpA to supply combat suites and perform systems integration for three new patrol vessels of the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG).
The contract, which is in amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed over a two-year period with warranty and logistic support continuing for an additional five-year period.
The systems to be supplied and integrated include Electro-Optic payloads, Radars, Navigation Systems, Warship Automatic Identification System (W-AIS) as well as Remote Control Weapon Stations (RCWS) with full integration into a Command and Control software.
The combat suite is designed to support future "plug and play" integration of aerial and surface unmanned systems that will enable expansion of the operational envelop of the patrol vessels far beyond line of sight.
Elad Aharonson, EVP and General Manager of Elbit Systems ISTAR Division, commented: "Our naval portfolio is expanding, now featuring unmanned systems and a range of surface and sub-surface warfare solutions for all maritime and naval stakeholders. We are encouraged by the growing demand in recent years for our maritime solutions which we believe attests to our competitive advantage."
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber based systems.