Netherlands awarded Elbit Systems a $55 million contract to supply multi-layered ReDrone Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS). Elbit Systems has also provided a press release in this regard. As per the press release, this counter-UAS system will be provided in the span of 4 years (2023-2027).
As per the agreement signed between Israeli defense company, Elbit Systems and the Netherlands, Elbit Systems will supply several mobile, stationary, and deployed configurations of the ReDrone integrated Counter-UAS solution along with a logistic support package and training.
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“The growing threat of drones creates an increasing demand for our Counter UAS solutions. We have leveraged our technology of advanced radar, signal intelligence, electro-optic, and electronic warfare technologies to develop an advanced, open, and future-ready solution for this emerging requirement of our customers. We are very proud to have been selected by the Netherlands to supply this solution and further strengthen our long-term partnership.” Oren Sabag, General Manager of Elbit Systems ISTAR & EW said.
DeDrone Counter UAS solution comprises several sub-systems that teamed up with each other to form a comprehensive multi-layer counter drone system. These sub-systems include Elbit Systems’ advanced DAiR Radar, signal intelligence (SIGINT) sensors, and COAPS-L electro-optical (EO) payload which provide an enhanced integrated aerial picture, along with high-end electronic attack capabilities, all fully controlled by a unified Command and Control system.