Elbit Systems awarded USD50M contract for Red Sky air defence

Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract valued at approximately USD50 million for its new air defence system, Red Sky™, by an undisclosed international customer. The contract will be executed over a period of two years.

Red Sky is a Tactical Very Short-range Air Defense (VSHORAD) system designed to provide protection against low-altitude aerial threats. As part of the contract, Elbit Systems will supply two Red Sky batteries, integrating both soft-kill and hard-kill defence capabilities. Red Sky includes Elbit Systems’ Redrone, an electronic warfare system designed for detecting, identifying, locating and neutralising uncrewed aerial systems. The Redrone system comprises DAiR radar, signal intelligence sensors, RF Jammer, and COAPS-L electro-optical payload. The Red Sky system will also incorporate anti-aircraft missile launchers.  

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