Elbit Systems on Tuesday announced that following extensive testing by Federal Office for Defense Procurement (Armasuisse) and the Swiss Armed Forces, Elbit was selected by the Swiss Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport (“DDPS”) to provide the Swiss Armed Forces with an army-wide tactical Software Defined Radio (SDR) solution under the Telecommunications Armed Forces (TK A) program, Ersa mob Komm.
The contract award is subject to Swiss Parliament approvals.
The solution that will be supplied by Elbit Systems to the Swiss Armed Forces is based on the open architecture E-LynX SDR family.
Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, President and CEO of Elbit Systems, said: “We are proud to have been selected to provide such an important capability to the Swiss Armed Forces. Switzerland is a strategic market for us and we will continue with our efforts to support the Swiss Armed Forces and expand our cooperation with the Swiss industry.”