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Bahrain Buys Israeli Radars and Anti-Drone Systems

2022-02-10 - 5:47 p

Bahrain Mirror- AP: BATS, a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries in Belgium, has revealed a deal to sell radars and anti-drone systems with Bahrain.

The statement issued by the company stated that "the Bahraini Defense Forces have chosen BATS to provide them with integrated coastal monitoring systems, to defend the coasts of a military base in the country. The solution includes multiple installations of radars and electro-optics integrated into the command-and-control center."

It explained that "BATS's GR12 radar technology will be the core of the solution, as the system will provide medium and far field in addition to near-shore identification and tracking, and deliver them to comprehensive tactical situational images that are displayed to operators."

The statement stated that "the contract was signed in the second half of 2021, and delivery is expected in 2022," adding: "BATS is proud to support the improvement of the Bahraini Defense Forces, and to maintain operational superiority. This was the company's first contract in Bahrain, and we look forward to strong and long-term cooperation with the Bahrain Defense Forces."

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