IDF Embarks on ‘Zayad Phase 2’ Digital Battle Command System


Israel’s Defense Forces (IDF) has embarked on the Digital Army Program (DAP) follow-on phase, extending the fielding of ‘Tzayad‘ systems to more IDF divisions. The prime contractor Elbit Systems announced today the reciept of a $40 million order from thr Israeli Ministry of Defense, part of a multi-year program valued about $300 million. The program will be performed over several years.

DAP is currently is in the advanced implementation process of Phase One Of the program. The new contract calls for the supply and support of all hardware and software, including command and control stations, data processing and distribution systems.

DAP enables force coordination at all levels, access to updated situational pictures, improved overall operational capabilities, including survivability and accuracy and more efficient utilization of personnel and other resources.

Elbit Systems has been awarded $40 million order, part of an estimated $300 million multi-year program to deliver communications, command and control (C3) systems as a phase II follow-on to the Israeli 'Digital Army Program', (also known as Zayad). Photo: Elbit Systems.