HAIFA, Israel --- Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT - Elisra Ltd., (Elisra), was awarded an approximately $115 million contract to supply an Asian customer with Electronic Warfare (EW) systems for multi-purpose land missions. The contract will be performed over two years.
Edgar Maimon, General Manager of Elisra, commented: "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."
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs throughout 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 ("UAS"), advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Globes, an Israeli online publication, values the initial deal at up to $400 million, “making it one IAI's largest ever contracts in Brazil.” It added that IAI will initially convert three Boeing 767s, and may later convert more. IAI has already converted Boeing 767-300s into refueling planes for the Colombian Air Force.)