Elbit Systems Awarded $49 Million Contract to Supply Mortar Systems for US Army
Elbit Systems Awarded $49 Million Contract to Supply Mortar Systems for US Army

Elbit Systems Awarded $49 Million Contract to Supply Mortar Systems for US Army

Elbit Systems Ltd. (announced that its U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America LLC, (“Elbit Systems of America”), was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract with a maximum potential value of up to approximately $49 million, to provide 120mm mortar systems for the U.S. Army. The contract will be executed in Fort Worth, Texas over a period of five years. An initial delivery order of approximately $10 million has been issued under this ID/IQ contract, to be executed over a two-year period. The contract was awarded following the successful completion of a previous contract of this type that was awarded to the company in 2016.

Raanan Horowitz, President and CEO of Elbit Systems of America, said: “Being a trusted provider of choice for critical missions and needs is part of our vision. I am honored the U.S. Army continues to value the solutions our company provides to U.S. Soldiers and we look forward to a continued partnership.”

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Elbit Systems 120mm mortar system firing Guided Munition onboard a JLTV
Elbit Systems 120mm mortar system firing Guided Munition onboard a JLTV

IN 2016, Elbit Systems of America announced that it was awarded a contract for the production of 60mm, 81mm, and 120mm Mortar Weapon Systems, which include the following items: M224 60mm Legacy Mortar Weapon System; M252 81mm Legacy Mortar Weapon System; M224A1 60mm Lightweight (LW) Mortar Weapon System; the M252A1 81mm LW Mortar Weapon System (to include the M253A1 81mm LW Inconel cannon); the M121 120mm Carrier Mounted Mortar Weapon System, and the M120A1 120mm Towed Mortar Weapon System which includes the M326 120mm Mortar Stowage Kit.

Elbit Systems of America provides a full arsenal of engineering and production capabilities for the U.S. Army’s Mortar Fire Control System-Dismounted (MFCS-D). As a trusted supplier, Elbit Systems of America works closely with the U.S. Army to ensure on-time delivery of each new Dismounted Mortar Fire Control System. Engineered for tough battlefield conditions, the MFCS-D automated digital application delivers a more efficient system for today’s mortar crew by employing faster deployment and, most importantly, improved responsiveness.

U.S. Army’s Mortar Fire Control System-Dismounted (MFCS-D)
U.S. Army’s Mortar Fire Control System-Dismounted (MFCS-D)

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