Undisclosed Customer Orders EL/L-8222 Electronic Counter Measures Pods

Released on Monday, June 14, 2010
ECM - Eurocopter Malaysia
IAI - Israel Aerospace Industries
USD - United States Dollar
Israel Aerospace Industries' ELTA Systems Ltd. (IAI/ELTA), a Group and Subsidiary of IAI, has been awarded a $35 million contract by a foreign customer to provide Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) self-protection pods designed to protect airborne platforms from Surface-to-Air and Air-to-Air weapon systems. IAI/ELTA's ECM is a unique, advanced lightweight pod equivalent in size and weight to an air-to-air missile.

Nissim Hadas, IAI Corporate VP and President of ELTA, said: "Electronic warfare systems are a key element of any modern armed forces' operational capabilities, providing a significant force multiplier to support air superiority in hostile environment. This contract reflects our customers' confidence in our pods, and we guarantee that they will receive a reliable, high-quality product."

The self-protection systems enhance the survivability of fighters and helicopters during operations in hostile environment. The systems can be installed either internally or housed externally in a pod.

Source: IAI/ELTA Systems Awarded $35 Million (USD) Contract For Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) Self Protection Pods

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