African country orders Elbit intel system

April 24, 2013 at 12:22 PM

HAIFA, Israel, April 24 (UPI) -- An unidentified country in Africa has placed a $40 million order with Elbit Systems Ltd. of Israel for its Wise Intelligence Technology System.

Elbit says the WiT system for intelligence analysis and cyberdefense and will be integrated with data sources such as the company's open source Intelligence solution and PC surveillance systems for covert intelligence gathering.

"We are proud to be selected to supply this unique system, which is already field-proven, fully operational and customizable," said Yehuda Vered, general manager of Elbit Systems Land and C4I.

"Elbit Systems is a world leader in the fields of intelligence analysis and cyberdefense, with proven solutions highly suitable for countries, armies and critical infrastructure sites.

"We hope that additional customers will follow in selecting our highly advanced and cutting-edge systems in these fields as their preferred solution."

WiT supports every stage of the intelligence process -- collection of data from multiple sources, databases and sensors; processing of the information; supporting analysis and evaluation of the information and its dissemination.

Elbit said the system will be supplied to the country within two years.

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