Motorola Solutions Israelמוטורולה סולושנס ישראל
Motorola Solutions Israel is a full subsidiary of the giant electronics and telecommunication corporation Motorola Solutions.
In 2005, the company has won a tender of the Israeli Ministry of Defense, to provide virtual fences to Israeli settlements which refused to fence themselves. According to news reports, a Motorola radar detectors' system has been installed in some 20-47 Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, including in Hebron, Karmei Tzur and Bracha. In some cases, the radar stations were erected on private Palestinian land, preventing Palestinian movement near the Israeli settlements.
The system's name is MotoEagle Surveillance, it includes radars and cameras to detect human movement outside the settlements, and it is based on radars provided by ICx Radar Systems (On October 2010, ICx was purchased by FLIR).
According to recent reports, the system is currently installed in about 25 settlements, including Tko'a, Nokdim, Otniel, Beit Hagai, Eli, Rehelim, Kfar Tapuach, Mechora, Elon More, Talmon.
The system is also used in the Separation Wall complex, in the wall around Gaza, and in military bases. The company provides continuous service to these systems and continues to offer them for use in Israeli installations in the occupied territories.
The company has developed and provided the "Mountain Rose" communication system for the Israeli army, which is a specifically designed mobile system for field conditions, and it is being used by soldiers in the occupied West Bank. Additionally, the company provided Israel Police with the Astro25 communication system. Israel Police special patrol Unit uses this system during its operations in the occupied Palestinian territories.
In January 2014, the Israeli Defense Ministry signed a USD 100 million, 15-year contract with Motorola Solutions to supply the Israeli army and other security forces with an encrypted smartphone. The device will offer encrypted calls, emails, the ability to send and receive digital media and navigation capabilities. It will replace the veteran 'Mountain Rose' mobile system, which will continue to serve the Israeli army until 2018. Motorola Solutions won the contract without a tender.
USD 50 million of the new smartphone system program will be funded using US aid, which will cover the cost of adaptation, development, and production of the devices for the Israeli army, by Motorola Solutions. The other half of the program will be funded from the Israeli defense budget, primarily covering maintenance of the system by Motorola Solutions Israel.
The smartphone system's encryption will be developed jointly by Lotam - the Israeli army's telecom unit and Motorola Israel.
The Government Electronics Department (GED) of the company, which was responsible for military technologies in Motorola Solutions Israel and produced electronic bomb fuses for the Israeli Army, was sold to Aeronautics Defense Systems in April 2009.
In February 2012, Israel Railways awarded a tender for the installation of Internet access on 630 carriages and all train stations to Motorola Solutions Israel. Apparently, the contract includes the A1 fast train line from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which is currently under construction.
The A1 route crosses the Green Line international border in two areas into the occupied West Bank. In some parts the route passes through privately owned Palestinian lands. Any use of occupied Palestinian land and resources for an exclusively Israeli transportation project is illegal by international law.
Motorola Solutions Israel is a full subsidiary of the US-based Motorola Solutions. (NYSE:MSI).
Israeli subsidiaries: Beeper Communications Israel, Taldor Communication, European subsidiaries of Motorola Inc. managed by Motorola Israel: Uni-Net (Poland) and SetKomNet (Turkey).
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