Elbit Systems wins a contract for the supply of combat suites and system integration for the Hellenic Coast Guard
7 March 2019
Elbit Systems Ltd. today announced the signing of a contract with Cantiere Navale Vittoria SpA for the supply of combat systems and system integration for three new Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) patrol. This contract, the amount of which is not material to Elbit Systems, will run for a period of two years, with the warranty and logistical support extending for an additional five years.
The systems to be supplied and integrated include electro-optical embedded systems, radar, navigation systems, an automatic warship identification system (W-AIS), and remotely operated weapons stations (RCWS). with complete integration into control and control software. The combat system is designed to support the future "plug and play" integration of air and surface unmanned systems, which will extend the operational reach of patrol ships well beyond the horizon.
Elad Aharonson , executive vice president and general manager of Elbit Systems' ISTAR division , said: "Our naval portfolio is expanding. It now includes unmanned systems and a range of surface and underwater warfare solutions for all maritime and naval actors. In recent years, we have been encouraged by the demand for our marine solutions that demonstrates our competitive advantage. "