Elbit JV wins $713 million UK flight training deal

Elbit and KBR's joint venture Affinity will deliver systems to the UK Ministry of Defense over 18 years.

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Elbit Systems Ltd.  announced today that Affinity Flying Services Limited, its UK joint venture with Kellog, Brown and Root Limited (KBR), has been awarded a fixed price contract for the support of Ascent Flight Training (Services) Ltd. from the UK Military Flight Training System (UKMFTS) program for the UK Ministry of Defence. Elbit Systems and KBR, each hold a 50 percent stake in Affinity.

Elbit Systems CEO and president Bezhalel Machlis said, “This award attests to our position as a leading provider of systems and training infrastructure, as well as maintenance and logistics support service. The UK is one of Elbit Systems’ primary markets. The award of the contract to deliver this key programme for the UK’s armed forces is a significant recognition of our proven ability to adapt and deliver innovative global solutions to meet the specific needs of the UK market and customer.”

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