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Elbit Systems announces new Asia contracts

20th March 2013 - 10:57 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Elbit Systems announced on 20 March that its Elbit Systems Electro-optics Elop subsidiary will upgrade the Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV) of an unnamed Asian customer under a two-year, $80 million deal.

The contract will see Elop integrate advanced systems for enhanced effectiveness, including for night operations, of the weapon systems installed onboard the AFV.

Adi Dar, general manager of Elop, said: ‘We are very proud of this award, further attesting to our unique capabilities in AFV upgrades and our recognition as world leaders, based on our past performance in this field.’

The award follows the 17 March announcement that Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT – Elisra has been awarded a $115 million Electronic Warfare (EW) contract from an unnamed Asian nation.

This contract will see Elisra supply the country with EW systems for multi-purpose land missions over a two year period.

Edgar Maimon, general manager of Elisra, said: ‘We are very proud of this award, achieved due to our technological advancements in the EW field. This award further attests to our position and recognition as a world leading supplier of EW systems. We are experiencing a growing global demand for various types of EW systems, and I trust that further customers will follow and select our advanced systems as their preferred solution.’

No further details on the contracts have been released.

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