Elbit Systems Ltd. has been selected by Rheinmetall Canada Inc. to provide Satellite-on-the-Move (SOTM) communication systems to the Canadian Armed Forces as part of the Land Command Support System Life Extension (LCSS LE) program.
Elbit Systems will supply the Canadian Armed Forces with their triple band ELSAT 2100 SOTM systems that enable reliable, real-time, on-the-move broadband communication solution. Using military and commercial satellites, including the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) network of the U.S. Department of Defense, the ELSAT 2100 SOTM systems will enable the Canadian Armed Forces to maintain long-range voice and data connectivity between mobile command vehicles, liaison elements, high-priority sensor vehicles as well as tactical headquarters or command posts, providing them with high capacity network services and battle command-on-the-move capabilities.
Haim Delmar, EVP and GM of Elbit Systems C4I & Cyber Division, commented that the company is proud of the firm's ongoing work with the Canadian Armed Forces, providing them with networked combat solutions. Elbit Systems will continue to focus on developing and delivering superior networked warfare technologies to Canada and additional Five Eyes countries.