Elbit Systems of America Celebrates Signing of Royal Netherlands Air Force Partnership

  Elbit Systems of America Celebrates Signing of Royal Netherlands Air Force
                                 Partnership

Facility located on the Logistic Center Woensdrecht, Netherlands Ministry of
Defense

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 26, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --



Elbit Systems of America, LLC, and the Logistic Center Woensdrecht
(Netherlands Ministry of Defense) celebrated the signing of the partnership
between the two organizations in a ceremony today at Volkel Airbase the
Netherlands, officiated by the Netherlands Minister of Defense Jeanine
Hennis-Plasschae. This partnership marks the official commencement of an
agreement and work share cooperation intended to foster growth of the Logistic
Center Woensdrecht and Elbit Systems of America and grow current support
capability for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) and other countries.

The Elbit Systems of America and Logistic Center Woenstrecht partnership is
focused on improving support of the RNLAF fleet as well as broadening regional
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) activities with other OEMs to support
military and civilian aircraft in Europe. From the Logistics Center
Woensdrecht, Elbit Systems of America will be positioned to further support
the RNLAF fleet, while providing prompt avionics repair for various F-16
operators. An integral part of this enhanced regional support for military
and civilian aircraft avionics is the increased involvement of the Dutch
Industry, including Elbit Systems of America's existing relationships with
Daedalus Aviation and Thales Netherlands.

The Logistic Center Woensdrecht is a defense agency and center of expertise
for (air) weapon systems, communication systems, and mission support. The
Logistic Center Woensdrecht provides logistics, system integration,
maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade, and supports the operational users
and other partners by creating synergy between its technical and logistical
expertise, both in the Netherlands and abroad. Elbit Systems of America
already provides support to the RNLAF fleet through a combination of Direct
Commercial Sales (DCS) and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contracts.

About Elbit Systems of America, LLC

Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products
and system solutions focusing on the commercial aviation, defense, homeland
security, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout
theUnited States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those
who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit
Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and
TASE: ESLT), a global electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs
for innovative defenseand commercialapplications. For additional
information, visit: http://www.elbitsystems-us.com.

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.

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United States and in foreign countries. Copyright © 2013 Elbit Systems of
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Forward Looking Statement

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.

Contact: Shari Clarkson I +1-682-286-2363 I
sharon.clarkson@elbitsystems-us.com

SOURCE Elbit Systems of America
 
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