IAI signs deal with Germany for €36 million

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and its subsidiary ELTA systems, together with ESG Elektroniksystem – und Logistik-GmbH, will produce and supply tactical radars for the German Army.

According to reports, they have struck a deal worth 36 million euros.

Specifically, an agreement was signed to supply 69 WatchGuard tactical mobile radar systems. The first systems are to be delivered in early 2022. The last delivery is due in 2024.

According to IAI, WatchGuard is a fifth-generation tactical ground surveillance radar with motion detection capability. Thanks to its high update rate, the device provides a very high probability of detecting and tracking targets. The system can be used in all weather conditions, both day and night.