Elbit Systems has been selected by prime contractor Rheinmetall Canada to supply the off-board electronic countermeasures (ECM) payload for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Naval Off-Board Anti-Missile Active Decoy (NOMAD) programme, the company announced on 17 October. The systems are to be installed on RCN HAMMERHEAD unmanned surface vessels (USV).

The Naval Offboard anti-Missile Active Decoy (NOMAD) system is a state-of-the-art electronic attack payload integrated onto an unmanned surface vessel for remote anti-ship missile defence operations,” explained Rheinmetall Canada’s Vice President Electronic Solutions – C4ISTAR, Pietro Mazzei.

With more than 40 years of experience, Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT (Elisra) is one of the world’s leading providers of battle-proven electronic warfare (EW) solutions for naval, airborne and land applications. The company is the EW house of the Israeli Navy and is constantly perfecting the systems capabilities to meet the new challenges of the modern battlefield.

The new systems will equip RCN HAMMERHEAD USVs. (Photo via Wikipedia)

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