Elbit to Supply Satellite-on-the-Move Systems to Israeli Ministry of Defense

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Elbit Systems Ltd. has announced a contract to provide the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) with dozens of satellite-on-the-move (SOTM) systems. Elbit Systems said that the contract is in an amount that is not material to the company and will be performed over a two-year period.

The ELSAT 2100 SOTM family of systems allows high data rate broadband capabilities to be available to land vehicles on the move. The systems can be installed on a variety of platforms and are unique in their small footprint and advanced tracking capabilities, providing seamless communication even in difficult terrain. This solution allows on-the-move data communication anywhere, anytime, based on utilizing various communication satellites.

Yehuda (Udi) Vered, General Manager of Elbit Systems Land and C4I Division, commented: “The SOTM contract is an important milestone in our military communication activity as a whole and in satellite communication activity in particular. The Israeli Defense Force is an innovative technologically advanced military, and I trust that additional customers will follow and select our systems. The modern battlefield requires very reliable capabilities of high rate data transfer anytime, anywhere, and our SOTM communication solution meets this requirement.”

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