Elbit Systems Awarded Israeli Ministry of Defense $23 Million Contract to
Operate and Maintain Elbit Systems' Simulators in Use by the Israeli Ground
HAIFA, Israel, Feb. 5, 2014
HAIFA, Israel, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and
TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded an
Israeli Ministry of Defense contract, in the amount of approximately $23
million, for the operation and maintenance of its ground simulators in use by
the Israeli Ground Forces. The contract will be performed over a five-year
The contract includes a variety of simulators, both fixed and mobile,
dedicated to training for tanks, armored combat vehicles, driving simulators,
intelligence training and other applications.
Elbit Systems is an acknowledged leader in the field of training and
simulation, building on over three decades of experience, covering a full
spectrum of missions in the areas of air, ground, sea, intelligence and
others. The growing demand for the supply of training systems, together with
increased requests to operate and maintain these systems through outsourcing,
enhances training and simulation as an Elbit Systems' growth engine.
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: www.elbitsystems.com
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