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Harris Corporation receives $189 million UAE battlefield contract

Staff Writer | February 20, 2017
Harris Corporation has received a two-year, $189 million contract to provide an integrated battle management system (BMS) to the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces.
Emirates Armed Forces
Defense industry   Emirates Command & Control System
The contract was received during the first quarter of Harris' fiscal 2017.

The Harris system will provide the UAE with initial operational capabilities as the country implements enhanced battlefield management solutions.

The contract was issued under the Emirates Command & Control System (ECCS) Land Tactical System (ELTS) program, a major C4ISR program that will integrate, coordinate and maximize the combined efficiency of UAE Armed Forces assets.

Harris Battlefield Management Systems offer military customers a cutting-edge, continuous operations platform for situational awareness and staff functions.

Through a combination of sophisticated technology and high-value systems integration services, military users can effectively track hostile and blue forces, develop and execute tactical operations and integrate personnel, intelligence, local weather, planning, and other data into battlefield operations.