Elbit Methods UK has been chosen by Rheinmetall BAE Methods Land (RBSL) to offer the Elbit Laser Warning System (ELAWS) as a part of the Challenger 3 (CR3) Programme. Elbit Methods UK will provide 150 ELAWS offering United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (UK MoD) personnel with correct warnings to assist efficient and well timed responses to laser-guided threats. The ELAWS is a extensively operational and confirmed system, with merchandise within the household at present being delivered into different Armoured Preventing Automobile programmes for UK MoD and in addition for different worldwide prospects.

Elbit Methods’ Laser Warning System (E-LAWS) and Risk Detection System (TDS) detect, categorize and pinpoint laser sources akin to rangefinders, designators, beam riders, infrared illuminators and trainers. Along with laser sources, the Multi Risk Detection System (MTDS) detects, categorizes and pinpoints radar/RF sources. All of those techniques enable for coaching inside the car and embody built-in take a look at. The superior, high-speed processing and communication capabilities, mixed with electrooptical operation, guarantee correct and reliable operation. The warning techniques are combat-proven and in use by quite a few armed forces all over the world (NATO and others).


Elbit Laser Warning System (ELAWS)

Martin Fausset, CEO of Elbit Methods UK mentioned: “We’ve a confirmed observe document of supporting superior capabilities for our Armed Forces, and experience in offering excessive expertise safety techniques for armoured autos. We’re dedicated to making sure that UK Armed Forces personnel are suitably outfitted and protected against a continually evolving vary of threats, and we’ll proceed to assist all phases of this programme from various our websites throughout the UK.”

Offering 360° menace protection, ELAWS is able to detecting, categorising and precisely pinpointing laser sources akin to vary finders, Anti-Tank Guided Missiles, goal designators and infrared illuminators. It might probably additionally seamlessly combine with a wide selection of countermeasures. All through the CR3 Programme, Elbit Methods UK will work intently with RBSL to totally ship the necessities of MoD and the Armed Forces, constructing on the work performed through the earlier Programme Evaluation phases. This contract represents a big step, not solely within the growth of UK defence capabilities and funding within the provide chain, but additionally within the fostering of UK expertise by way of the switch of cutting-edge expertise.