New Appointments at Elbit Systems

                      New Appointments at Elbit Systems

PR Newswire

HAIFA, Israel, December 3, 2012

HAIFA, Israel, December 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Edgar Maimon Appointed General Manager
of Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT - Elisra,
Replacing Itzchak Gat

Yehuda (Udi) Vered Appointed General Manager
of Elbit Systems Land and C4I,
Replacing Bezhalel Machlis

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE:ESLT) ( "the Company" or "Elbit Systems")
announced today that, effective February 1, 2013, Edgar Maimon will become
General Manager of Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT - Elisra Division (Elisra).
Maimon will replace Itzchak (Itzik) Gat who has announced his retirement after
serving for the past seven years as Elisra's General Manager. Yehuda (Udi)
Vered will become General Manager of Elbit Systems Land and C4I Division,
replacing Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis. The appointment will become effective as
of January 1, 2013, In its announcement of August 13 2012, the Company
announced that Machlis will be replacing Joseph Ackerman as Elbit Systems'
President and CEO following Ackerman's retirement at the end of March 2013.

Joseph Ackerman, Elbit Systems President and CEO commented: "I am very pleased
with the appointment of Udi Vered as General Manager of Elbit Systems Land and
C4I Division and Edgar Maimon as General Manager of Elbit Systems EW and
SIGINT - Elisra Division. Elisra, under Itzik Gat's leadership, expanded upon
its world leading position in the electronic warfare market, and I would like
to thank Itzik for his contribution to Elisra and to the entire Elbit Systems
organization. I wish Udi and Edgar success in their new positions and am
confident they will contribute significantly to Elbit Systems meeting the
challenges ahead."

Maimon, who joined Elisra in 2004, currently serves as Elisra's Vice President
- Marketing and Business Development. Prior to joining Elisra, Maimon served
for 26 years in the Israeli Air Force (IAF) where he holds the rank of Colonel
(reserves). He served as the head of the IAF's C4I systems engineering
department and held additional senior positions in the IAF. Maimon holds a
B.Sc degree in electronic engineering from Ben Gurion University.

Vered, who joined Elbit Systems in 2003, currently serves as Executive Vice
President - Service Solutions of the Company and Vice President - Marketing
for the Land and C4I Division. Prior to joining Elbit Systems, Vered served
for 24 years in the IAF where he holds the rank of Colonel (reserves) in a
variety of positions, including as head of the IAF budget department. Vered
holds a BA degree in finance and management from Tel Aviv University, an MBA
from Ben Gurion University and is a graduate of the Harvard University
Business School's Advanced Management Program.

About Elbit Systems

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.The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military
platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and
commercial aviation applications and providing a range of support services.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements (within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) regarding Elbit Systems Ltd.
and/or its subsidiaries (collectively the Company), to the extent such
statements do not relate to historical or current fact.Forward Looking
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assumptions.Forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor
provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as
amended.These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve
certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict. Therefore,
actual future results, performance and trends may differ materially from these
forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including, without
limitation: scope and length of customer contracts; governmental regulations
and approvals; changes in governmental budgeting priorities; general market,
political and economic conditions in the countries in which the Company
operates or sells, including Israel and the United States among others;
differences in anticipated and actual program performance, including the
ability to perform under long-term fixed-price contracts; and the outcome of
legal and/or regulatory proceedings.The factors listed above are not
all-inclusive, and further information is contained in Elbit Systems Ltd.'s
latest annual report on Form 20-F, which is on file with the U.S. Securities
and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the
date of this release. The Company does not undertake to update its
forward-looking statements.


Company Contact:  

Joseph Gaspar, Executive VP & CFO
Dalia Rosen, VP, Head of Corporate Communications
Tel: +972-4-8316784
Elbit Systems Ltd.

IR Contact:

Ehud Helft
Kenny Green
CCG Investor Relations
Tel: +1-646-201-9246

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