Elbit Systems announced on September 12 that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC (‘Elbit Systems of America’), was awarded a US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) contract to provide a tower and in-fill radar system that supplies a complete capability to detect flying objects in highly cluttered environments. The contract, in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed in Texas.
“The US Customs and Border Protection will soon have another important capability helping secure the US southwest border,” said CEO and president, Elbit Systems of America, Raanan Horowitz. “This contract allows us to directly support CBP Air and Marine Operations and extend Elbit Systems of Americas’ border security solutions into the air domain.”
Elbit Systems of America has partnered with C Speed, LLC (‘C Speed’) to incorporate its LightWave Radar technology used for detecting small and low-flying airborne threats in a high clutter environment. C Speed’s LightWave radar has also been deployed worldwide and enables to detect flying targets also in areas where wind turbines are operating, producing electricity which is a disturbance to standard radars.