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Elbit subsidiary tapped for signals intelligence capabilities

CYBERBIT, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems, has been contracted to provide signals intelligence capabilities to law enforcement agencies in Europe and Africa.

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Richard Tomkins
Military tactical signals intelligence elements being deployed. Photo courtesy of U.S. Marine Corps
Military tactical signals intelligence elements being deployed. Photo courtesy of U.S. Marine Corps

HAIFA, Israel, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Elbit Systems of Israel reports its recently established subsidiary, CYBERBIT Ltd., has been contracted to provide communications intelligence tools.

The identities of the customers involved were not fully disclosed, but one was said to be a national police agency in Europe and one a law enforcement agency in Africa.

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"We are pleased with the award of these two contracts that attest to the innovative capabilities of CYBERBIT's SIGINT (signals intelligence) systems, which integrate our advanced TARGET 360 interception platform with cutting-edge cyber-domain collection capabilities," said Adi Dar, general manager of CYBERBIT.

"I believe this unique operational concept, as well as the most advanced technologies which are the core of the system, will encourage additional customers to follow and select our systems."

CYBERBIT is comprised of Elbit Systems' cyber activities, including those of the recently acquired Cyber and Intelligence division of NICE Systems, which was awarded the contract.

CYBERBIT's SIGINT solutions provides tools for creating communication intelligence on all known media and devices and include collection of data, processing, analysis and visualization.

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