Elbit Systems will wind up the activities of its joint venture with Brazilian Embraer, ‘Harpia’.
The JV was formed in September 2011 in order to explore the unmanned aerial vehicles market. The decision for partnership wind - up occurred amicably given the current budget constraints in Brazil, Elbit systems said in a statement Thursday.
Harpia Sistemas S.A. (“Harpia”) is a joint venture in Brazil, of Elbit Systems subsidiary AEL Sistemas S.A , owned in conjunction with Embraer Defesa e Seguranca and Avibras Divisão Aérea e Naval S.A. Harpia.
Due to the venture’s strategic nature for designing a Brazilian Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (SARP) the companies will continue to develop technologies to meet future demands of the Brazilian Armed Forces and the civilian market in a new format, and agreed on working together in the future.
The companies recognize that the preservation of knowledge is critical to maintaining the technological capacity acquired and, therefore, relocated professionals of Harpia in other programs.
Elbit Systems has won $70 million contract for the supply of Electronic Warfare systems to Israeli Air Force. The contract was awarded by the Directorate of Production and Procurement of the Israeli Ministry of Defense ("IMOD")
Elbit Systems has won a $26.5 million contract to supply commercial multi-spectral infrared countermeasures (C-MUSIC) systems to be implemented on-board a jet aircraft of an Asia-Pacific nation
Elbit Systems has delivered the next version of its Incident Command Team Training System (ICTTS) to the Directorate of Production and Procurement (“DoPP”) of the Israeli Ministry of Defense. The system is already in use by the Israel Defense Forces Home Front Command (“HFC”)
Google and Facebook besides several unnamed corporations are interested in switching their internet traffic between Europe and South America to a new undersea cable that will bypass America being set up by the Brazilian telecom firm Telebras. The US$ 250 million cable project which was announced after the US spying of the Brazilian president and government was made public will earn money by selling communications bandwidth to entities who do not want their internet traffic to be routed through America, the Brazilian Communications Minister Andre Figueirdo said at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday
Elbit Systems has unveiled its Seagull multi-mission Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) system. Seagull is a 12-meter USV with replaceable mission modules, with two vessels capable of being operated and controlled in concert using a single Mission Control System (MCS), from manned ships or from the shore, the company said in a statement Monday
Elbit Systems UK JV, Affinity Flying Services along with Kellog, Borwn and Root has been awarded a contract to support Ascent Flight Training in the delivery of UK Military Flight Training System programme. Elbit Systems and KBR, each holding a 50% share in Affinity, will evenly support and benefit from the programme, the company said in a statement Tuesday
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