Elbit Systems Subsidiary in the U.S. Selected by the Department of Homeland Security to Provide a Secure Broadband Mobile

 Elbit Systems Subsidiary in the U.S. Selected by the Department of Homeland
 Security to Provide a Secure Broadband Mobile Solution for First Responders

Elbit's solution will enable any-to-any secure, interoperable, multimedia
services with seamless connectivity between various networks

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 17, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Group
selected Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit
Systems Ltd., to provide a technology demonstrator for a secure broadband
services solution for first responders. The solution, based on capabilities
developed in Elbit Systems Land and C^4I division incorporates also the proven
BlackBerry® 10 secure workspace within an Android smartphone and will
demonstrate an advanced interoperable communication solution for many Federal
agencies as well as state and local public safety authorities nationwide.

Elbit's solution will enable any-to-any secure, interoperable, multimedia
services with seamless connectivity between various commercial broadband
cellular networks, FirstNet LTE Band 14 and the existing P25 LMR
infrastructure.

Services supported by Elbit's solution include Push to Talk (PTT), Push to
Video (PTV), voice and video conferencing, video streaming, situation
awareness data (command & control), LMR and telephone connectivity, as well as
Ad-Hoc mesh network capabilities.

DHS will use this solution to test the new LTE broadband network with various
mission critical secure multimedia services for public safety users. Following
the integration and proof of concept phase, DHS will proceed with field tests
within selected homeland security components.

Raanan Horowitz, Elbit Systems of America President and CEO, stated, "Recent
events in the U.S. and the evolving FirstNet's LTE network infrastructure with
other broadband initiatives for first responders and tactical forces globally
provide new opportunities for Elbit Systems secure mobile HLS solutions."

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, signal
intelligence ("SIGINT") systems, data links and 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,
including training and simulation systems.

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| +1-682-286-2363|
sharon.clarkson@elbitsystems-us.com

SOURCE Elbit Systems of America