Elbit Systems E-Lynx Software Defined Radio: Israel’s defence and electronics giant Elbit Systems has bagged a contract to supply the E-LynXTM Software Defined Radio (SDR) solution to the Spanish Army. Elbit Systems said the new radio network for the battalion level was the first step in the Spanish combat radio network modernization program.
“The solution to be supplied comprises hundreds of handheld E-LynX SDR systems for dismounted soldiers and vehicular systems that will be installed onboard a range of combat platforms,” Elbit Systems said in a statement sent to Defence Star.
The contract, which is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed in cooperation with Telefonica, S.A. within a period of six-months, said the company.
“The selection of the E-LynX SDR solution follows competitive technical and field evaluations conducted by the Directorate-General for Armament and Material (DGAM) of the Spanish Ministry of Defense, including a close examination of the capability to implement future waveforms and to comply with strict security standards and anti-jamming requirements,” said the Israeli defence company.
E-Lynx Software Defined Radio
The E-LynX SDR solution that Elbit Systems will provide to the Spanish Army is similar to the solutions that have recently been selected by several other countries, including Switzerland, Sweden and Israel, as the radio solutions for their respective army-wide mobile network modernization programs.
“We are proud of this prestigious selection as it underscores the growing recognition of E-LynX as the favored SDR solution in Europe,” said Haim Delmar, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Elbit Systems C4I and Cyber.
“Spain is an important market for Elbit Systems, and we will continue to invest and expand our local capabilities and technologies in Spain,” Haim Delmar added.