ELTA reaps $106 million in orders

March 30, 2012 at 5:52 AM

NEW DELHI, March 30 (UPI) -- Israel Aerospace Industries' subsidiary, ELTA Systems Ltd., recently received orders for radar and other systems worth $106 million.

The identities of the customers and contract receipt dates weren't disclosed in the company statement from a defense exhibition in New Delhi.

One order, to ELTA Systems Ltd. and worth $39 million, was for 3-D fire control radars, which detects, tracks and identifies high maneuvering targets such as fighter aircraft and various missiles. The radars will be used for the country's its ground-based, surface-to-air defense weapon systems. AIA said.

ELTA received a second, separate contract for its ELK-1891 SATCOM satellite-based network system and ELK-1894 wideband SATCOM Data Link system. The ELK-1891 is an on-the-move network for uninterrupted communication and can support as many as 128 subscribers in different locations within satellite coverage. The ELK-1894 is a wideband point-to-point satellite communication data-link mainly used with special mission aircraft.

IAI said ELTA also received a $33 million contract for an advanced 3-D long-range air defense and air traffic control radar; and a $4 million order for ELM-2106NG 3D tactical air defense radar for ground force protection from air attacks.

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