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Elbit Systems wins MBT upgrade contract

20th March 2014 - 16:01 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Elbit Systems will perform work to upgrade a number of systems on an unnamed Asia-Pacific customer’s main battle tank fleet under a new contract, worth approximately $290 million, announced on 20 March.

Under the three year contract, the company will provide the tanks with night operation capabilities by the supply of a variety of advanced systems, such as gunner sights and fire control systems. 

Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, president and CEO, Elbit Systems, said: ‘We are very pleased to be awarded this significant contract, demonstrating our unique capabilities and experience in upgrading main battle tanks. Asia-Pacific is one of Elbit Systems’ key markets and we are very glad to announce yet another success in this region.’

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