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Elbit Systems to Provide EW Suites for Portuguese KC-390 Fleet

Comprehensive Suite Offers Broad Spectrum Protection

Elbit Systems announced on 31 October that it has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $50 million (€44.7 million) from the Portuguese Ministry of Defense (MoD) to supply the Portuguese Air Force with a complete electronic warfare (EW) suite and customer logistics support for the new KC-390 multi-mission aircraft. The contract will be performed over a five-year period.

Under the contract, Elbit Systems will supply the Portuguese KC-390s with a complete EW suite, comprising radar and laser warning systems, an IR missile warning system, a countermeasures dispensing system, a directional IR countermeasures (DIRCM) system and an active ECM (AECM) POD system.

Edgar Maimon, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT – Elisra, commented “The Portuguese Air Force is a long-standing strategic partner of Elbit Systems and we are proud of this contract award to provide enhanced survivability for their new fleet of KC-390 aircraft.”

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10/31/2019

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