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Elbit Systems wins $40M C4ISR contract with Brazilian Marine Corps
HAIFA, Israel May 10, 2017 Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT) ( "Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract from the Brazilian Marine Corps ("BMC") for the supply of advanced C4ISR, Electronic Warfare (EW), radio and communication systems. The contract, in an amount, of approximately $40 million, will be performed over a two-year period.
The contract calls for the supply of cutting-edge technologies and operational capabilities, including a variety of Battle Management Systems (BMS) applications, C4I systems for artillery, latest generation of Soldier C4I suit as well as advanced EW capabilities. The systems will be deployed in fixed and deployed command centers and in vehicles/APCs and dismounted configurations, aiming to significantly enhance Marine Forces' operational effectiveness, and aligning the BMC with the most modern NCW (Network Centric Warfare) concept.
Yehuda (Udi) Vered, General Manager of Elbit Systems Land & C4I Division, said: "We are proud of this important modernization contract, providing the BMC - an important branch in the Brazilian Armed Forces - with major core systems. Elbit Systems is a global leader in the fields of C4ISR, EW, radio and communications, and our systems are based on decades of operational use, combat proven by many customers worldwide. I trust that this unique solution will lead to other projects with the BMC, as well as with other customers."
About Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial 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, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber-based systems. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.