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Czech Republic Acquires Iron Dome Radars for $125 Million

Czech Republic Acquires Iron Dome Radars for $125 Million

Currently, 100 such Iron Dome radar systems have been acquired worldwide, according to manufacturer Israel Aerospace Industries and its subsidiary ELTA Systems

Adi Pick | 16:12  05.12.2019

The Czech Ministry of Defense has signed an agreement with the Israel Ministry of Defense to acquire eight Iron Dome ELM-2084 multi-mission radars (MMR), the latter announced Thursday. The deal is valued at approximately $125 million, according to the ministry’s statement.

State-owned defense contractor Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) and its subsidiary ELTA Systems Ltd. are set to supply the radars between 2021 and 2023. The agreement also stipulates a collaboration with Czech defense industries that will see 30% of the parts of the systems will be produced in the Czech Republic.

Currently, 100 Iron Dome radar systems have been acquired worldwide, ELTA CEO Yoav Tourgeman said in a statement.

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