Selex ES has won a multi-million Euro contract by a Far Eastern country to deliver a further HALO acoustic weapon locating system.
The order follows the successful delivery of the two systems procured by the same country last year.
In a separate order, the company has also been awarded a contract to provide five systems to the Italian Armed Forces, with the deal including an option for further future deliveries.
HALO detects sound waves generated by gun or mortar fire and other explosions and can precisely locate the source of hostile weaponry. Passive, covert and easy to deploy, HALO is highly accurate, typically giving a reading to better than 1% of range at 15km.
“Our customer in the region has been delighted with the quality and performance of previously delivered systems, and has therefore now chosen to expand their capability with a further HALO system” said Selex ES Optronics & Communication Systems Marketing Vice President, Mark Byfield, adding; “This deal, and our significant order from the Italian Armed Forces, are yet further endorsements for HALO as the world’s leading acoustic weapon location system.”
HALO has been in-service with UK forces since 1994 and the US Marine Corps since 2005 and has seen service in both Iraq and Afghanistan. The HALO system in service with UK Forces today is also significantly different to the version originally procured, as Selex ES has successfully delivered a number of upgrades to the product in response to user feedback. New systems being purchased by current customers take advantage of upgrades and enhancements resulting from almost 20 years of continuous operational service.
HALO Maritime Defense Systems (HALO) has won a $3.4 million two year contract from US Naval Sea Systems Command to provide a fully automated waterside security barrier at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia
Selex will discontinue participation in SISTRI program after termination of the contract in November. Selex Service Management, a Finmeccanica Selex ES company informed the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Territory and Sea, of its intention to discontinue its participation in the SISTRI program
The Miysis Directed Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) system developed Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, was successfully demonstrated in March 2014 as part of NATO Trial EMBOW XIV, according to an official statement. During the flight trial, witnessed by 100 multi-national VIPs, the Miysis DIRCM system autonomously acquired, tracked and jammed the trial test equipment on the ground
Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, will showcase its state-of-the-art AESA radars for surveillance and defence as well as other key technologies at DIMDEX 2014. “Selex ES has a significant presence in Middle Eastern maritime programmes, providing complete integrated combat systems
Selex ES has been awarded a contract by the Austrian Ministry of Defence to provide a RAT31DL/M deployable air defence radar system. The system will enter into operation in 2016
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