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Elettronica and Rohde und Schwarz ~ RCESM / RECM Cooperation

Elettronica and Rohde und Schwarz cooperate for German RCESM / RECM radar and communication electronic support and countermeasures.


Press Release, Munich, 30 June 2021: Elettronica (ELT) and Rohde & Schwarz RCESM/RECM technology solution brings high reliability and strong situational awareness to the fore.

Both companies have signed a cooperation agreement for the conception and delivery of radar and communication electronic support measures (RCESM) / radar electronic countermeasures (RECM) in Germany, with a focus on German naval programmes. ELT and Rohde & Schwarz will continue their significant R&D spending in this area to offer customers the most modern and reliable technology in the future. Under the cooperation agreement, both companies have agreed to seek complementing contributions based on their existing solutions within their portfolios.

“We are delighted to strengthen our cooperation with ELT,” explains Bosco Novak, Executive Vice President, Technology Systems, Rohde & Schwarz. “We expect that this cooperation will bring additional benefits to our customers.”

“ELT and Rohde & Schwarz have already successfully co-operated in the past and are now taking the next logical step by joining forces to take full advantage of our joint capacities,” says Domitilla Benigni CEO/COO, Elettronica Group. We strongly believe in this collaboration between two companies that are an expression of European technological excellence. Collaborating makes us more competitive and improves our respective engineering skills.”

Elettronica for the last 70 years have supplied the Armed Forces and Governments strategic surveillance capabilities, self-defence and electronic defence systems for naval, airborne and ground. The company in on board of all major modern military platforms: the Eurofighter Typhoon, the NFH-90 helicopter, the Italian PPA platform, the Italian and French ships Horizon and FREMM. The company is part of Elettronica Group that also includes CY4GATE, specialized in Cyber EW, Cybersecurity, and Intelligence, and ELT GmbH in Meckenheim, a subsidiary specialising in the integration of EW sensor on military platforms and the design of Radar/EW test and training solutions.

Rohde & Schwarz is a leading supplier of electronic warfare (EW) and SIGINT solutions worldwide, the company offers a broad product portfolio optimised for detecting, recording and analysing modern communications signals (COMINT) and radar emitters (ELINT). The company offers scalable strategic and tactical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems for the different echelons air/space, land, sea and cyber. These are available with modular and scalable sensor subsystems for either manual or automatic ESM as well as COMINT/ELINT operations. These solutions are designed to handle challenging signal scenarios and have been field-proven by numerous armed forces and authorities around the world.

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