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Elbit Systems Ltd. has been awarded a follow-on contract from the Dutch Ministry of Defence to supply the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) with additional digital soldier and vehicular systems. This expands the soldier modernisation programme of the RNLA with the contract being performed over a three-year period; valued at approximately US$50M.

Under its terms, Elbit Systems will supply digital soldier systems and vehicular integration of improved combat network capabilities including TORCH-XTMDismounted Command and Control systems and E-LynXTM Software Defines Radio systems. The solutions to be provided were designed to address unique requirements that were presented by the Netherlands’ Defence Material Organisation and field-tested by RNLA troops.

Haim Delmar, General Manager of Elbit Systems C4I & Cyber, said: “We are pleased to have been given the opportunity to continue to provide the RNLA with advanced combat network capabilities, supporting them throughout their soldier modernisation programme. We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with the Dutch MOD on programmes that contribute to the survivability and effectiveness of the Dutch soldiers”.

Jack Richardson