C4iSR: Maritime

German MoD introduces Elettronica’s EW/Radar scenario simulator for naval application

18 March 2019

The German Ministry of Defence (MoD) has purchased Elettronica GmbH’s self-contained integrated solution for validating, testing, and calibrating radar and electronic warfare (EW) systems, including operator training. The container-based system forms the basis of a tailored solution to be provided for NATO’s Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS) upgrade programme.

The German MoD is operating Elettronica Group’s radar/EW scenario simulator for naval applications, after having completed acceptance trials in December 2018. Elettronica GmbH was awarded a contract for that system in August 2014, according to a BAAINBw award bulletin.

“The ELT A62’s wide range of operational capabilities is provided though a fully integrated system, where all sensors, signal processing equipment, and the two operator posts are accommodated in an ultra-light composite-made 20 [ft (6 m)] ISO container,” Marcello Mariucci, managing director of Elettronica GmbH, told Jane’s .

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