Elbit Systems has announced that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems UK Ltd, was awarded an initial contract of circa £10 million and a potential maximum value of £40 million, from the UK Ministry of Defence.
The contract is to provide the MORPHEUS Battlefield Management Application. The initial contract will be performed over a three-year period.
Under the contract Elbit Systems UK will provide the British Army with an operationally proven battle management application for both headquarters and tactical units, based on TORC2 H™, Elbit Systems’ command and control platform that has been delivered to many customers worldwide, including to the Australian Defence Forces as part of its Land 200 Tranche 2 battle management system.
Martin Fausset, CEO of Elbit Systems UK, commented:
“We are proud to have been selected by the UK MoD to supply the MORPHEUS BMA providing a valuable capability for the British Army. In doing so we will be bringing Elbit Systems’ operationally proven capability and technological edge into the UK, adapting it for use and delivering it together with our local partners.”
MORPHEUS will be integrated across the Land Environment fleet through two contracts:
MORPHEUS Integration, Design and Certification:
– Platform Integration and Installation design of the EvO Design Lines.
– First of Type (FOT) platform installation and certification for ten platforms.
– Preparation Support for the EvO Operational Field Trials (OFT) and Fielding.
Fielding & Conversion
-Following main gate design approval and field trials F&C will be undertaken to field and convert the agreed land fleet.