The Slovak authorities has authorized the procurement of 17 radar techniques manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for €150 million. The settlement, led by the Worldwide Protection Cooperation Directorate (SIBAT), within the Israel Ministry of Protection, consists of the switch of know-how and data from Israel to Slovakia in addition to industrial cooperation. The radar parts might be manufactured in collaboration with protection industries in Slovakia, below the skilled steerage of IAI and the Ministry of Protection.
The Israeli radar techniques might be interoperable with NATO protection mechanisms. Lately, related techniques have been integrated into the command and management techniques of extra international locations within the NATO alliance.
The flagship MMR Radar manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) subsidiary, ELTA techniques, is fight confirmed and has intensive operational expertise in Israel and around the globe. The radar detects airborne threats, classifies them, calculates their risk stage and offers important knowledge that allows techniques to neutralize a number of threats concurrently.
IAI VP and ELTA CEO Yoav Turgeman mentioned, “We’re honored to be the Slovakian authorities’s alternative and to include IAI’s MMR Radar into their air protection resolution, and we thank the Israel Ministry of Protection for the cooperation. The MMR leverages state-of-the-art applied sciences to supply a reliable image of the air and consciousness of the state of affairs at hand. Roughly 130 MMRs have been delivered to the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, and are already operational in the US and Canada, along with Israel. We’re assured that is the perfect radar system to allow the Slovakian Air Pressure to confront a variety of aerial threats and we sit up for additional cooperation.”
Israel’s Minister of Protection Benny Gantz mentioned, “As I instructed the Slovak Minister of Protection throughout our dialogue, Israel’s protection trade is on the forefront of world know-how and improvement and produces wonderful operational and army capabilities. I congratulate the staff of the Israel Ministry of Protection and IAI on one other vital achievement, which displays the wonderful capabilities of Israel’s protection trade, in addition to Israel’s strengthening relations and cooperation with NATO international locations. Beneath my management, the protection institution will proceed to advertise know-how procurement and improvement agreements, that are a part of the safety idea of the State of Israel and are significantly necessary for Israeli resilience right now because of the financial affect of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
SIBAT Director, Brig. Gen. (Res.) Yair Kulas mentioned, “The Slovak authorities’s option to equip its forces with Israeli radar techniques is one other vital step in strengthening protection relations between our international locations. The selection can also be indicative of the wonderful capabilities of Israel’s protection trade, which offers superior options to an enormous vary of ever-evolving threats. We thank our Slovakian companions and sit up for persevering with exchanges of data and know-how, additional increasing our partnership.”
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