Arotech's Battery and Power Systems Division Receives $3.5 Million in
Follow-on Orders From a Customer
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 24, 2014
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Arotech Corporation (NasdaqGM:
ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military,
law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced today that its
Battery and Power Systems Division received a $3.5 million follow-on order
from one of its customers. The order was for two types of batteries and
chargers for military applications. One was for tactical communication systems
and the other for thermal imaging systems.
"Our battery division has had an excellent start to 2014 and we are very
pleased with this significant order," commented Arotech's Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, Robert S. Ehrlich. "Our customers are very discerning,
requiring superior products that perform flawlessly in tough military
environments. Follow-on orders for their portable power needs are a testament
to the outstanding performance of our products, which is the culmination of
many years of research and development. We maintain these development efforts
to leverage our battery technologies in new and growing markets."
About Arotech's Battery and Power Systems Division
Arotech's Battery and Power Systems Division is a leading provider of primary
and rechargeable batteries and chargers for defense and other military
applications. Arotech develops and produces high power zinc-air batteries and
is believed to be the sole supplier of this technology to the U.S. military.
In addition, Arotech develops high-end primary and secondary batteries and
associated chargers and has vast experience in working with government
agencies, the military and large corporations. The Battery and Power Systems
Division consists of Electric Fuel Battery Corporation (www.efbpower.com) and
Epsilor-Electric Fuel Ltd. (www.epsilor.com; www.electric-fuel.com).
About Arotech Corporation
Arotech Corporation is a leading provider of quality defense and security
products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets,
including multimedia interactive simulators/trainers and advanced zinc-air and
lithium batteries and chargers. Arotech operates two major business divisions:
Training and Simulation and Battery and Power Systems.
Arotech is incorporated in Delaware, with corporate offices in Ann Arbor,
Michigan, and research, development and production subsidiaries in Alabama,
Michigan, and Israel. For more information on Arotech, please visit Arotech's
website at www.arotech.com.
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contracts or of purchase orders (including as a result of budgetary cuts
resulting from automatic sequestration under the Budget Control Act of 2011);
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SOURCE Arotech Corporation
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