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AI-powered electro-optical systems to be delivered to Asia-Pacific country


June 02, 2021

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

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HAIFA, Israel. Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that, following competitive technical evaluations, the company has won an approximately $80 million contract by a country in Asia-Pacific to supply SPECTRO XR multi-spectral electro-optic (EO) systems for maritime forces. The contract will be performed over a period of four years. 

Under the contract, Elbit Systems claims that the company will supply SPECTRO XR EO systems that will be integrated onboard a variety of maritime platforms.

According to the company, SPECTRO XR is a multi-spectral long-range EO system that is designed to provide naval, air, and land forces with enhanced intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR) capabilities, in both day and night and under low visibility conditions.

Using artificial intelligence (AI), SPECTRO XR is engineered to apply multi-target video tracking, moving target indication, and video motion detection to continuously scan for targets, extract operational insights, and reduce human error.

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