Elbit Systems U.S. Subsidiary Awarded a $44.8 Million IDIQ Contract for the Ongoing Depot Level Service and Support of the AH-1W

 Elbit Systems U.S. Subsidiary Awarded a $44.8 Million IDIQ Contract for the
Ongoing Depot Level Service and Support of the AH-1W Super Cobra Helicopter's
                         Night Targeting System (NTS)

PR Newswire

HAIFA, Israel, September 25, 2013

HAIFA, Israel, September 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: "ESLT") announced today that its
subsidiary in the U.S., Elbit Systems of America, LLC. ("Elbit Systems of
America"), has been awarded a $44.8 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite
Quantity "(IDIQ") contract to be performed over the next five years for the
ongoing depot level service and support of the AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter's
Night Targeting System (NTS).

Separate delivery orders are anticipated to be issued to satisfy each year's
requirements of the nine weapons replaceable assemblies (WRA) that make up the

"The award is representative of more than 20 years of successful performance
and customer satisfaction on both the NTS and successor NTS Upgrade (NTSU)
programs," stated Elbit Systems of America President and CEO Raanan Horowitz

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 military and
commercial 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
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

SOURCE Elbit Systems Ltd
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