US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has awarded Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a contract to provide an in-fill radar system and tower, the company said.
The amount of the award is not material to Elbit Systems Ltd, the parent company of Elbit Systems of America. The work is being performed in Texas.
Elbit Systems of America, LLC, has partnered with C Speed, LLC to incorporate its LightWave Radar technology used for detecting small and low-flying airborne threats in a high clutter environment. C Speed´s LightWave radar has also been deployed worldwide to mitigate the effects of wind turbine clutter in similar environments.
This program is another example of Elbit Systems of America delivering solutions supporting CBP´s mission to protect US borders. Separately, the company is the prime contractor and system integrator for the Integrated Fixed Tower (IFT) system, currently deployed along the Arizona border. Elbit Systems of America furnishes the sensor towers with radar, day/night cameras, and command & control software that correlates sensor information to provide a single operating picture. Information from the towers is networked into Border Patrol Station Command and Control Centers. This system increases situational awareness for Border Patrol Agents. The IFT´s high reliability and proven contractor logistics support provides CBP with 24/7 surveillance coverage.
Elbit Systems of America is a provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications.
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world.
C Speed is a provider of innovative technology solutions addressing Homeland Security, Defense, Air Traffic Control, Medical, Industrial and Test and Measurement applications.