Elbit Systems to provide security solution for Karish and Tanin FPSO

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Israel-based defense electronics company Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract from Energean for a security solution for the Karish and Tanin FPSO.

Elbit Systems said on Monday that it had been awarded a $15 million contract from Energean Israel Ltd., a subsidiary of Energean Oil and Gas, to supply a comprehensive solution for the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Karish and Tanin gas fields offshore Israel.

According to the company, the contract will be performed over an approximately two-year period, with warranty and logistic support continuing for an additional ten years.

The technological suite which will be supplied by the company’s subsidiary, Elbit Security Systems Ltd., includes a wide range of sensors, among them electro-optic systems, radars, sonars, a command and control center as well as equipping rapid interception boats with a dedicated suite of sensors.

The security solution will enable to detect and identify both surface and underwater threats and will assist security teams to respond efficiently.

Elad Aharonson, general manager of Elbit Systems’ intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR) division, said: “Providing security to assets located in countries’ exclusive economic zones demands sophisticated technological and operational capabilities.

“Having been selected by Energean to provide the security suite for their Karish-Tanin gas fields’ FPSO platform, is a testament to our competitive advantage in this area.”

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