Published On: Thu, Jan 15th, 2015

Elbit Gets Another Israel defense Contract, this Time for $117 Million

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Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems Ltd. was awarded approximately $117 Million in Contracts to Supply Command and Control, and Communications Systems to the Israeli Ministry of Defense. Most of the contracts will be performed over a six-year period.

According to the contracts, Elbit Systems will develop the next generation of Digital Army Project (DAP), a master program that computerizes all operations in the land forces, connecting all field and command echelons into a central data transfer network. Elbit Systems will also develop, upgrade and supply communications systems and wide band radio systems, and will provide logistic support and maintenance for these systems.

Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, President and CEO of Elbit Systems, stated, “The new contracts attest to the customer’s satisfaction from our systems’ past performance. Being awarded contracts for next generation DAP and communications systems, based on advanced Command and Control and communications capabilities, further strengthens our position as world leaders in this field.”

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (“C4ISR”), unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS”), advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence (“SIGINT”) systems, data links and communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.

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