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Elbit announces mortar systems contract

20th February 2017 - 14:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Elbit Systems of America will supply mortar fire control systems to the US Army under an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract announced on 16 February.

The contract, which will run through to 2021, was awarded by the US Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.

The mortar fire control systems consist of the Mortar Fire Control Systems Mounted, Mortar Fire Control Systems Dismounted, and a lightweight handheld mortar ballistic computer designed to improve accuracy and reduce potential exposure to the enemy.

Raanan Horowitz, president and chief executive officer of Elbit Systems of America, said: 'Elbit Systems of America provides soldiers enhanced capabilities and fire power to perform combat missions. Our company is focused on providing advanced and proven capabilities that our nation's warfighters can trust to accomplish their mission and return home.'

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