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Elbit America RPDA Computer and Tacter for U.S. Army
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Issue Net Edition | Date : 12 Oct , 2010

Elbit Systems of America, announced it was awarded follow-on orders from the United States Army PM Battle Command and PM Mortars for Rugged Personal Digital Assistant Computers (RPDA) and Ruggedized Handheld Computers (Tacter®). Elbit Systems of America, C4I Solutions will provide various quantities of accessories and spares for field warranty for both systems and production is expected to begin immediately.

un_Elbit_ Systems _of_ America _RPDAElbit Systems of America, C4I Solutions’ RPDA and Tacter® handheld computers are durable and field-proven solutions that empower warfighters to communicate and respond to situations in the toughest environments. Elbit Systems’ handheld computers incorporate a modular design that lowers the total lifecycle cost for their military customers by offering an upgrade path to protect against obsolescence. To date, Elbit Systems of America has supplied the Army with over 20,000 RPDA units and continues to make updates to accommodate the next generation solider. The Tacter® is a multi-purpose rugged mobile computer designed to serve all combat soldiers. On the modern battlefield, the Tacter®’s embedded communications utilize today’s protocols, making the terminal critical for any C4I system.

ESA C4I Solutions’ RPDA product line has been providing computer and communications systems focused on military applications for nearly a decade. C4I Solutions is a leading supplier of tactical handheld computers to the U.S. Military, including both the RPDA and the Tacter®-31 multi-function computers.

Elbit Systems of America’s President and CEO, Raanan Horowitz, stated, “This follow-on award is testament to the quality and capabilities of our computer products. At Elbit Systems of America we are proud to continue outfitting the warfighter with innovative systems and solutions.”

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