Elbit Systems has been awarded a $50 million contract to supply additional digital soldier systems to the Royal Netherlands Army.
Press Release, Haifa, 16 December 2020: Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded an approximately $50 million follow-on contract from the Dutch Ministry of Defence (Dutch MoD) to supply the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) with additional digital soldier and vehicular systems, expanding the soldier modernisation programme of the RNLA. The contract will be performed over a three-year period.
Under the contract, Elbit Systems will supply digital soldier systems and vehicular integration of improved combat network capabilities including TORCH-X Dismounted Command and Control systems and E-LynX Software Defined Radio systems. The solutions to be provided were designed to address unique requirements that were presented by the Netherlands’ Defence Material Organization 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 program. We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with the Dutch MOD on programs that contribute to the survivability and effectiveness of the Dutch soldiers”.