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.”
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.