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Israel's Elbit tapped for electro-optical surveillance payloads

Oct. 7, 2013 at 2:31 PM   |   Comments

HAIFA, Israel, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems Electro-optics - Elop Ltd. has won a follow-on contract from one of its military customers to supply an electro-optical surveillance payload system.

The contract for the company's Digital CoMPASS system is for three years and is worth $33 million. The number of systems to be delivered and the name of the customer were not disclosed.

The company, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., said the customer is located in the Asia-Pacific region and that its system will be used on air force helicopters.

"This important follow on program reflects the customer's satisfaction from the systems acquired a number of years ago," said Adi Dar, general manager of Elbit Systems Electro-Optics - Elop. "Supplying our customers innovative and cutting edge systems, supported by our vast operational experience in electro-optic payload systems, positions us as one of the world's leading EO payloads providers."

Digital CoMPASS is a highly stabilized, low-weight, multi-sensor electro-optical payload system for day/night intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance.

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