Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT) has been awarded a USD19 million contract from the Maldonado District Administration in Uruguay, to provide a Safe District project, the company said.
The project will span across six municipal authorities, including the Punta Del Este tourist resort, over a total of 2000 kilometres. The contract will be performed by the Elbit Systems´ subsidiary, Elbit Security Systems Ltd. (ELSEC), over a two-year period.
The Safe District project will include more than 1000 cameras and sensors, including vehicle traffic control, laid out at strategic standpoints. The collected information will be transferred to a control center, which will include command and control (C2) systems with unique analytics capabilities. The sensors and cameras infrastructure will allow the operators of the control room to obtain real-time data from the field and alert law enforcement officials, including logistics and emergency personnel, in conjunction with the nature of the event.
â¨Elbit Systems Ltd. operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance, unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber-based systems. The company is engaged in defense, homeland security and commercial programs and focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.