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Elta to provide undisclosed Asian customer with ELM-2032 Fire Control Radars


ELTA Systems, a division and subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), has been awarded a $55-million contract for the provision of Multimode Airborne ELM-2032 Fire Control Radars to be installed on newly produced advanced combat aircraft, the Israeli company said on October 16, 2018.


Elta to provide undisclosed Asian customer with ELM 2032 Fire Control Radars ELTA ELM-2032 Fire Control Radar
(Credit: ELTA/IAI)


The ELM-2032 radar offers a broad range of operational modes, including high-resolution mapping in SAR mode, detection, tracking, and imaging of aircraft, moving ground and sea targets. The contract is a repeat order, reflecting the customer's high satisfaction with the radar and ELTA.

The radar can be installed on a variety of airborne fighters. As one of the leading radars of its type, it is operational in many countries worldwide.

Yoav Turgeman, IAI VP and CEO of ELTA, said, "The Multimode ELM-2032 Airborne Fire Control Radars is a versatile radar and addresses several mission types in a single product. Its field of regard, long detection range and accurate tracking provides the pilots with full situation awareness, and its accurate information is used by the aircraft's systems. We are excited about winning this contract, and are grateful that our customers consider ELTA's radars as best in its class."

ELM-2032s have already been installed in F-4, F-5, F-16, Mirage, Kfir, MiG-21, Jaguar IM and Sea Harrier aircraft, mostly as retrofits during upgrade programs. It has also been selected for South-Korea's TA/FA-50 fighter jets and HAL Tejas aircraft.