Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it signed a contract in an amount of approximately $95 million with the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMoD) to supply and maintain advanced electro-optical systems for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) infantry forces. The contract will be performed over a period of 10 years. As part of the contract, Elbit Systems will supply long-range deployable observation systems and tactical target acquisition systems. In addition, the contract includes maintenance services for the electro-optical systems produced by the Company.
Recognizing that dismounted soldiers are the backbone of every military force, Elbit Systems provides a wide range of EO systems and solutions to support land warriors on the battlefield. These systems enable day and night fighting capabilities, as well as superior target designation and acquisition based on advanced weapon-sights, laser-based devices and target acquisition systems. Elbit Systems’ field-proven sights and laser designators enhance the combat effectiveness and survivability of soldiers across all military echelons. These products are operational in military organizations worldwide.
Oren Sabag, General Manager of Elbit Systems ISTAR & EW said: “Our tactical electro-optical systems improve force protection, accuracy and the quick closing of the sensor-to-shooter loop. This contract, which also includes long-term warranty and maintenance services, will significantly increase the upkeep and readiness of our systems in the field.”
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, cyber-based systems and munitions.