Israeli company orders missile defense support system

An Israeli company has ordered a test, diagnosis and simulation system from a U.S. company to support a missile defense system.

By Richard Tomkins

MONTVALE, N.J., July 17 (UPI) -- Enertec Systems 2001 Ltd is supplying a computer-based test, diagnosis and simulation system to an Israeli company for support of a missile defense system.

The system, like the customer who placed the order, were not identified. The missile system is to be marketed worldwide by the customer and a U.S. defense contractor.


"Our momentum in the aerospace segment continues to deliver new revenue opportunities for us," said David Lucatz, president and chief executive officer of Micronet Enertec Technologies Inc., parent company of Enertec Systems. "Our strong R&D expertise in Missile Defense Systems has led to numerous recent orders for our equipment that is designed to ensure the combat readiness of some of the most advanced and critically-important missile defense systems in the world.

"Increasing missile attack threats and recent unfortunate events have increased interest around the globe in the combat-proven missile defense solutions that we support."

The order for Enertec's test, diagnosis and simulation system is a follow-on order and worth $1.2 million. The system will be delivered next year and additional orders are expected.

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