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ELTA nabs $55M contract for combat aircraft radars for Asian customer

ELTA nabs $55M contract for combat aircraft radars for Asian customer

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Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Israel Aerospace Industries-subsidiary ELTA Systems has received a contract for $ 55 million to install Multimode Airborne ELM-2032 Fire Control Radars on newly produced combat aircraft. IAI announced the contract Tuesday, which was awarded by an unnamed Asian customer. The contract is a repeat order, however, which the company said reflects "the customer's high satisfaction with the radar and ELTA." The radar will allow fighter aircraft to map objects in SAR mode. Its other modes enable the detection, imaging, and tracking of other aircraft, as well as moving ground and sea objects. "The Multimode ELM-2032 Airborne Fire Control Radars is a versatile radar and addresses several mission types in a single product," Yoav Turgeman, vice president and chief executive officer a...