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Elbit Systems of America Leverages the Future Airborne Capability Environment Standards in Research and Development Efforts

Elbit Systems of America Leverages the Future Airborne Capability Environment
                Standards in Research and Development Efforts

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 6, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., has a rich
history of supporting our aviators through the integration of mission
processors and cockpit upgrades. Continuing this commitment of providing
innovative solutions for the safety of our military men and women, Elbit is
extending its support by adopting the Future Airborne Capability Environment
(FACE™) Consortium's standards into its research and development efforts as
well as new software development programs.

Established in 2010, the FACE™ Consortium was created to enhance
interoperability and software portability for avionics software being used
across DoD platforms. The standardization of the software hosting environment
promotes integration of new software and rapid portable capabilities. Through
the combined efforts of the US military, industry leaders, and educational
institutions, the FACE Consortium sets a new standard for software
development.

As a founding member of FACE, Elbit recognized the need for the quicker
development of capabilities and a faster delivery of final products to our
warfighters.

"We know the threats our aviators face are ever-changing," comments Raanan
Horowitz, president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America. "We are pleased to
support the FACE Consortium's groundbreaking efforts to develop a hosting
environment that will allow for much faster integration of new capabilities.
Elbit Systems of America is committed to implementing the FACE standards into
our avionics research and developmental."

Elbit Systems of America is currently using FACE standards in research and
development as well as incorporating the FACE standards across several of its
existing DoD programs.

"The new FACE blueprint simplifies software development," commented Dr. Andrew
Hull, Senior Engineer at Elbit Systems of America. "With the ability to easily
use our software on multiple platforms, we are can offer affordable solutions
to our customers. Furthermore, the standardization of the hosting environment
sets the foundation for a system that is more robust, portable, and secure."

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 or follow us on
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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
 
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