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Significant breakthrough for Elbit Systems in the Philippines: Elbit Systems Awarded an Approximately $20 Million Contract for

 Significant breakthrough for Elbit Systems in the Philippines: Elbit Systems Awarded an Approximately $20 Million Contract for the Supply of Upgraded APCs                        to the Philippines Armed Forces  PR Newswire  HAIFA, Israel, June 22, 2014  HAIFA, Israel, June22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract, valued at approximately $20 million, for the supply of upgraded armoured personnel carriers (APCs) to the Philippines Armed Forces. The upgrade will include 25 mm unmanned turrets, 12.7 mm remote controlled weapon stations (RCWS) and fire control systems (FCS) for 90 mm turrets. The APCs will be supplied over a one-year period.  The contract marks a significant breakthrough for Elbit Systems, as it is the first one awarded to the company in the Philippines.  Udi Vered, General Manager of Elbit Systems' Land and C^4I commented: "We are very pleased to be awarded our first contract for the Philippines Armed Forces, which we hope will be followed by others. Our extensive portfolio and our vast experience enable us to offer our customers advanced solutions, answering the specific requirements of various combat vehicles, and this award further positions us as world leaders in the field of ground vehicle upgrades".  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 or follow us on Twitter.  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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. 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Company Contact:                                  IR Contact: Joseph Gaspar, Executive VP & CFO                 Ehud Helft Tel: +972-4-8316663                               Kenny Green j.gaspar@elbitsystems.com                         CCG Investor Relations Dalia Rosen,VP, Head of Corporate Communications  Tel: 1-646-201-9246 Tel: +972-4-8316784                               elbitsystems@ccgisrael.com dalia.rosen@elbitsystems.com Elbit Systems Ltd.  SOURCE Elbit Systems Ltd.  Website: http://www.elbitsystems.com