FORT WORTH, Texas: Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. has been selected by the U.S. Army as part of an industry team led by Rockwell Collins for the system integration and prototype phase of the Ground Soldier Ensemble (GSE) program.
Elbit Systems of America and Rockwell Collins together formed “Team Spartan.” The team was selected in a competition among several U.S. companies to develop the next-generation soldier-worn computer system. The system will provide situational awareness to soldiers during intense operations in a configuration that optimizes size, weight and power, and can be customized for different missions.
Elbit Systems of America will leverage its global soldier systems experience and lessons learned in rugged military computing technologies and its battle-proven, soldier-worn Dominator computing system to bring required computing capability to the program. Elbit Systems of America’s computing platforms support mission planning, situational awareness, target handling, and device connectivity, as well as video and map displays.
“Team Spartan represents the best possible combination of companies, skills and combat systems experiences,” stated Raanan Horowitz, President and CEO of Elbit Systems of America. “Together with Rockwell Collins, and Boeing we will provide our country’s front line men and women superior situational awareness and information superiority in a way that ensures they can execute their missions effectively and come back safely.”
Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products and system solutions focusing on the commercial aviation, defense, homeland security, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd., a global electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications.
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of defense-related programs throughout the world.