Elbit Systems Awarded a $40 Million Contract to Supply a Country in Africa with the Wise Intelligence Technology (WiT[TM])

  Elbit Systems Awarded a $40 Million Contract to Supply a Country in Africa
            with the Wise Intelligence Technology (WiT[TM]) System

A unique solution for intelligence analysis and cyber defense, WiT™ supports
every stage of the intelligence process

PR Newswire

HAIFA, Israel, April 24, 2013

HAIFA, Israel, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems"), announced today
that it was awarded an approximately $40 million contract to supply a country
in Africa with the Wise Intelligence Technology (WiT^[^TM^]) System for
Intelligence Analysis and Cyber Defense.

The system will be supplied within two years.

A highly advanced end-to-end solution, WiT™ supports every stage of the
intelligence process, including the collection of the data from multiple
sources, databases and sensors, processing of the information, supporting
intelligence personnel in the analysis and evaluation of the information and
disseminating the intelligence to the intended recipient. WiT^[^TM^] will be
integrated with various data sources, including Elbit Systems' Open Source
Intelligence (OSINT) solution and Elbit Systems' PC Surveillance Systems
(PSS), an advance solution for covert intelligence gathering.

Yehuda (Udi) Vered, General Manager of Elbit Systems Land and C^4I, noted: "We
are proud to be selected to supply this unique system, which is already
field-proven, fully operational and customizable. Elbit Systems is a world
leader in the fields of Intelligence Analysis and Cyber Defense, with proven
solutions highly suitable for countries, armies and critical infrastructure
sites. We hope that additional customers will follow in selecting our highly
advanced and cutting edge systems in these fields as their preferred
solution."

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.

For additional information, visit: http://www.elbitsystems.com.

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
Statements are based on management's expectations, estimates, projections and
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
Tel: +972-4-8316663
j.gaspar@elbitsystems.com

Dalia Rosen, VP, Head of Corporate Communications
Tel: +972-4-8316784
dalia.rosen@elbitsystems.com
Elbit Systems Ltd.

IR Contact:
Ehud Helft
Kenny Green
CCG Investor Relations
Tel: +1-646-201-9246
e-mail: elbitsystems@ccgisrael.com

SOURCE Elbit Systems Ltd
 
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