HAIFA, Israel, July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ILEC) (TASE: ILEC) (“Elbit Systems” or “the Company”) announced today that it has been awarded a $80 million contract to supply Direct Infrared Countermeasures (“DIRCM”) systems and Airborne Electronic Warfare (“EW”) systems for one country Asia Pacific. The contract will be executed over a period of two years.
Under the contract, Elbit Systems will supply C-MUSIC™ DIRCM systems as well as the company’s passive infrared-based airborne warning systems (IR-PAWS) for multiple aircraft types, providing high levels of protection and redundancy. These systems have accumulated hundreds of thousands of flight hours to date and have been selected by many customers to equip more than 25 types of aircraft. Customers understand Israel, Germanythe multinational NATO fleet and others.
Oren SabagManaging Director of Elbit Systems ISTAR & EW, commented: “The growing threat faced by aircraft from shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles increases the demand for certified and operationally proven self-protection systems. Our ability to provide a complete and tested solution positions us well to meet this growing need.”
About Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high-tech company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs around 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, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data link and communication systems, radios, cyberspace-based systems and munitions. The Company is also focused on upgrading existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training systems and simulation.
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Joseph Gaspar, Senior Vice President – Business Management
dr. Yaacov (Kobi) Kagan, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Rami Myerson, Director, Investor Relations
David Vaaknin, Vice President, Brand and Corporate Communications
GK Investor Relations
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