Israeli AESA Radar Technology Signs Alliance with DRS
ARLINGTON, Va., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has signed a strategic teaming agreement with RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. of Netanya, Israel, to bring the company’s tactical active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar technology into the North American market.
Under this agreement, DRS will market, sell, produce and support tactical AESA radars as part of its tactical radar portfolio. The combination of RADA’s technology along with DRS market presence, customer awareness, engineering, and production capabilities is expected to produce significant interest in the North American defense industry market.
“We are excited to be able to offer our customer RADA’s proven technology that offers enhanced hostile-fire protection for our troops,” said Joseph Matteoni, Vice President/General Manager of DRS Sustainment Systems, Inc. “RADA’s cost-effective detection technology will allow DRS to continue its legacy of meeting the challenging needs of our growing radar customer base,” Matteoni said.