Israel Aerospace Industries To Supply Advanced Lightweight Phased Array Radar To Israel Navy
12:00 AM, October 17, 2012
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced that it has won a contract to supply ALPHA (Advanced Lightweight Phased Array Radar) radar systems for the Israel Navy’s Sa'ar 4.5-class missile ships. The ALPHA radar known as the ELM- 2258, is a derivative of the Multi-Function Surveillance and Threat Alert Radar (MF-STAR) will replace existing weapon systems and the Automatic Missile Detection Radar (AMDR) and the Dagon Surface Search radar. Nissim Hadas, IAI Corporate VP & ELTA System president, said, “ELTA has an excellent reputation producing naval radar systems for diverse applications. The fact that the Israel Navy chose ELTA's advanced ALPHA radar, demonstrates yet again, IAI's capabilities in supplying the Israel Defense Force with the very best solutions. This is one more evidence of ELTA's ongoing contribution to the security of the state of Israel".
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