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US Navy awards Elbit $150M MH-60S fleet helmet contract

US Navy awards Elbit $150M MH-60S fleet helmet contract

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, was awarded an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract for approximately $50 million by the U.S. Navy to provide the Helmet Display and Tracker System (HDTS) with the Continuously Computed Impact Point (CCIP) algorithm for the MH-60S. The work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and completed by June 2021. An initial order… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 24-Apr-17

Elbit reams with FAA to Research Helicopter Enhanced Flight Vision Systems

Elbit reams with FAA to Research Helicopter Enhanced Flight Vision Systems

Elbit Systems has teamed with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a research partner to study operational concepts for the use of Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS) in helicopters. The study will help lay the foundation for the future implementation of EFVS in rotorcraft. While EFVS rules currently exist for approaches to runways at… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 04-Apr-17

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Leonardo to offer Elbit Heli-ClearVision system on new aircraft

Leonardo to offer Elbit Heli-ClearVision system on new aircraft

Elbit Systems has signed a long-term agreement with Leonardo Helicopters to jointly market and equip Leonardo’s line of commercial helicopters with the latest Heli-ClearVision Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS). Heli-ClearVision comprises a set of wearable Head Up Displays and Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS), along with unique synthetic vision applications specifically designed for helicopters requirements. As… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 07-Mar-17

Elbit Systems to Showcase in Heli-Expo 2017

Elbit Systems to Showcase in Heli-Expo 2017

At the upcoming Helicopter Association International HELI-EXPO 2017 exhibition, set to take place in Dallas, Texas on March 7-9, Elbit Systems will showcase its Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) Heli-ClearVision suite, which was developed based on its experience with numerous rotary-wing platforms worldwide. Heli-ClearVision, the rotary-wing version of the unique Clearvision™ fixed-wing suite, has been… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 02-Mar-17

Elbit Systems Awarded an Approximately $110 Million Contract for Upgrade of M-17

Elbit Systems Awarded an Approximately $110 Million Contract for Upgrade of M-17

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems”) announced today that it was awarded an approximately $110 million contract from an Asia-Pacific country for the upgrade and maintenance of dozens of  Mi-17 helicopters. The project will be performed over a five-year period. Elbit Systems has extensive operational experience in rotary-wing modernization activities, including conversion… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 09-Feb-17

Elbit Systems Awarded Contract to Supply Ground Breaking BrightNite™ Systems to NATO Country

Elbit Systems Awarded Contract to Supply Ground Breaking BrightNite™ Systems to NATO Country

Low-flying helicopters are especially vulnerable to threats such as difficult terrain, enemy fire and obstacles in the flight path. Sorties must be performed both day and night and often carried out in DVE conditions, adding to the already heavy workload. Prior to BrightNite, flight crews have had to rely on night vision goggles (which have… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 18-Jan-17

Elbit Systems Awarded Title by Airbus Helicopters

Elbit Systems Awarded Title by Airbus Helicopters

Elbit Systems announced today that it was awarded by Airbus Helicopters the title of “Industrial Best Performer Supplier” for the year 2015. Elbit was selected by Airbus for its “quality and on-time delivery performances and customer protection” With over 4,000 electronic units delivered to Airbus Helicopters over the last decade, 1,400 out of them during… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 20-Oct-16

New CEO at Elbit Systems UK

New CEO at Elbit Systems UK

Elbit Systems UK Limited (ESUK), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (Elbit Systems), announced that Martin Fausset has been appointed as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect as of March 1, 2016. Mr. Fausset will report directly to Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, Elbit Systems’ President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his joining ESUK,… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 15-Mar-16

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Elbit Systems of America appoints Marketing VP

Elbit Systems of America appoints Marketing VP

Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced today that Bob Edmonds has joined the company and will serve as Vice President of Marketing, replacing Steve Roser who is retiring after seven years of service with Elbit Systems of America. Edmonds comes to Elbit Systems of America from Exelis, Inc. where he… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 21-Jan-16

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Elbit demonstrates Advanced Cockpit Capabilities at AUSA

Elbit demonstrates Advanced Cockpit Capabilities at AUSA

Elbit Systems of America will demonstrate its cockpit advancements at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) in Washington, D.C., October 12-14.  These highly technical solutions give Army Aviators clarity during bad weather and poor conditions to improve their mission effectiveness. Elbit Systems of America understands that to improve the ability for aviators to… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 12-Oct-15

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Elbit to Supply DIRCM Self-Protection Systems for European and Asian Black Hawks

Elbit to Supply DIRCM Self-Protection Systems for European and Asian Black Hawks

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems”), announced today that it recently was awarded two contracts for its MUSIC™ family of directed infra-red countermeasures (DIRCM) airborne multi-spectral self-protection systems, representing expansion of the customer base in this strategic business area for Elbit Systems. The first contract is a follow-on contract from an Asian… Read more »

Source: Elbit, 05-Aug-15

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Elbit launches health-monitoring helmets

Elbit launches health-monitoring helmets

Elbit Systems introduces Canary, an integrated physiological monitoring device for pilots, providing real-time alerts in case of in-flight life threatening situations. In extreme cases, such as hypoxia or loss of consciousness, a warning will appear, either as an audio-visual alert on the pilot’s Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) or via the aircraft’s mission computer using the… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 15-Jun-15

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Elbit introduces BrightNite multi-spectral panoramic solution

Elbit introduces BrightNite multi-spectral panoramic solution

Elbit Systems introduces BrightNite a solution that enables utility helicopters to successfully perform Degraded Visual Environment (DVE) missions in more than 90% of night flying situations, providing them with piloting capabilities of attack helicopters and enabling  a new level of operational flight. Lightweight, compact and cost-effective, BrightNite is a multi-spectral end to end panoramic piloting… Read more »

Source: Elbit, 12-Jun-15

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ElbitSystems outlines Paris Air Show involvement

ElbitSystems outlines Paris Air Show involvement

Elbit Systems will present a wide range of innovative next generation systems at the upcoming 51th Paris Air Show, set to take place in Le Bourget, from June 15 – 21, 2015. Visitors to the company’s booth (Chalet A-200, booth and outdoor display area A-8) will have an excellent opportunity to view new products and… Read more »

Source: Elbit, 11-Jun-15

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Elbit integrates color helmet display and tracking on US Navy MH-60S test aircraft

Elbit integrates color helmet display and tracking on US Navy MH-60S test aircraft

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., was awarded a contract from Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) to install, integrate, and support flight evaluations of the Elbit Color Helmet Display and Tracking System (CHDTS) on MH-60S Seahawk test aircraft for the US Navy. The contract value, which is in an… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 02-Apr-15

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Elbit to supply helicopter DIRCM Systems to an Asian Army

Elbit to supply helicopter DIRCM Systems to an Asian Army

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems”) announced today that it was awarded a contract from an Asian Army (“Customer”) to provide the mini MUSIC™ IR MWS based DIRCM systems for the Customer’s Blackhawk helicopters. The contract will be performed during 2015 and is in an amount that is not material to Elbit… Read more »

Source: Elbit, 20-Jan-15

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UK Military Flying Training System – 3 bids received

UK Military Flying Training System – 3 bids received

In April Ascent successfully achieved Review Note approval for the Rotary Wing business case and proceeded to the assessment phase.  Ascent released the Request For Proposal to Industry and is currently engaged with 3 bidders and working towards a preferred solution next year.  Ascent received three responses from industry regarding the RFP issued for the… Read more »

Source: Ascent, 26-Nov-14

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Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter upgrade

Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter upgrade

Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston today announced he has given Combined Pass approval for an interim Tactical Data Link for the Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters in service with the Australian Army. Under LAND 2089 Phase 3B, a total of 21 Tiger helicopters will be upgraded with a tactical information exchange solution that further integrates… Read more »

Source: Department of Defence, 27-Oct-14

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Elbit awarded $12.7M contract for Apache Aviator Integrated Helmets

Elbit awarded $12.7M contract for Apache Aviator Integrated Helmets

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., was awarded an approximately $12.7 million contract to provide Apache Aviator Integrated Helmets (AAIH) to the United States Army. Work will be performed over a two-year periodand will be conducted at Elbit Systems’ facility in Fort Worth, Texas. “We have specifically designed… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 13-Oct-14

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Elbit wins Product Innovation Leadership award for Skylens

Elbit wins Product Innovation Leadership award for Skylens

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it received the New Product Innovation Leadership Award” for the Company’s Skylens wearable head-up display (“HUD”) from the prestigious business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to a company that has developed an innovative element in a product by leveraging… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 07-Oct-14

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Elbit Systems names new VP of Services & Support

Elbit Systems names new VP of Services & Support

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. announces that Chris Hickeyhas been named Vice President of its Services& Support Solutions.  With over 25 years of experience  in  aerospace  and  technology  industries  including  a  diverse background  in  defense,  civil,  and  international  markets, Hickey will oversee Elbit’s aircraft modernization and sustainment facility in… Read more »

Source: Elbit System, 07-Oct-14

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Frost & Sullivan Commends Elbit Systems for Skylens Wearable HUD

Frost & Sullivan Commends Elbit Systems for Skylens Wearable HUD

Based on its recent analysis of the commercial avionics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Elbit Systems with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Leadership. Elbit Systems has taken the enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) concept one step further with its wearable Skylens head up display (HUD), inspired by the defence… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 07-Oct-14

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Elbit demonstrates SkyVis on Rega AW109SP

Elbit demonstrates SkyVis on Rega AW109SP

Elbit Systems recently completed a series of successful helicopter flight tests in Zurich, using the SkyVis Day/Night Head Mounted Display (HMD) onboard an AW-109SP helicopter of the Swiss air rescue company Rega. Adverse weather can prevent an air rescue team from executing their life saving missions – searching for and rescuing survivors. By improving flight… Read more »

Source: Elbit System, 01-Oct-14

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Global Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Industry

Global Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Commercial and Military Flight Simulation in US$ Million by the following Product/Service Segments: Commercial Flight Simulation (Commercial Full Flight Simulators, Commercial Flight Training Devices, & Commercial Flight Training Services) and Military Flight Simulation (Military Full Flight Simulators, Military Flight Training Devices, & Military Flight Training Services). The report… Read more »

Source: Report Buyer, 17-Sep-14

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Elbit introduces helicopter version of Skylens wearable HUD

Elbit introduces helicopter version of Skylens wearable HUD

Elbit Systems will launch at the upcoming Farnborough Airshow 2014 the Helicopter version of the Skylens™ wearable head-up display for Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) applications. Helicopter Skylens provides the aircrew with a true “out of the cockpit” view, displaying flight symbology for day and night operation in severe weather conditions. In limited visibility conditions,… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 09-Jul-14

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Elbit to upgrade Marine Corps AH-1W fleet

Elbit to upgrade Marine Corps AH-1W fleet

Elbit Systems Ltd. (nasdaq and tase:ESLT) (“Elbit Systems”) announced today that its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC (“Elbit Systems of America”), has been awarded two contracts, totaling $20.1 million, to support the U.S. upgrade of the U.S. Marine Corps’ Bell AH-1W attack helicopter fleet. The first contract, in the amount of $11.6… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 19-May-14

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Elbit launches commercial aviation wearable Head-Up Display for Enhanced Vision

Elbit launches commercial aviation wearable Head-Up Display for Enhanced Vision

Elbit Systems announced today the launch of the SKYLENS wearable head-up display for Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) applications. Packed in a lightweight, easy-to-install device, similar to a pair of sunglasses, SKYLENS is a revolutionary approach to meet the challenges of today’s aviators. Suitable for day and night operations and for all weather conditions, the… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 08-May-14

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Elbit Systems to launch new products at Heli-Expo 2014

Elbit Systems to launch new products at Heli-Expo 2014

New systems to be launched at the show: Heli EVS- multi-spectral helicopter EVS that enables improved situational awareness SkyVis™- new system, combining proven helmet-mounted display (HMD) with commercially certifiable line-of-sight (LOS) technology and daytime head-up display (HUD) capabilities At the upcoming Helicopter Association International HELI-EXPO 2014 exhibition, set to take place in Anaheim Convention Center,… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 19-Feb-14

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EFW awarded $11M option for AH-1W helmet display tracker system kits

EFW awarded $11M option for AH-1W helmet display tracker system kits

EFW, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $11,666,579 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0037) to exercise an option for the installation and procurement of helmet display tracker system (HDTS) kits for AH-1W aircraft, including nine HTDS P-kits, 29 AH-1W Helmet kits, and installation of 54 HDTS.  Work will be performed in… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 23-Jan-14

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Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018

Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:  Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018 TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global Helicopter Simulators market to grow at a CAGR of 2.80 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for commercial aircrafts…. Read more »

Source: Reportlinker, 21-Jan-14

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Elbit Systems Delivers Seaking Helicopter Full Flight Simulator

Elbit Systems Delivers Seaking Helicopter Full Flight Simulator

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today the commissioning of the newest full Flight simulator serving Seaking naval helicopter aircrews. The Seaking Helicopter Full flight Simulator is a Flight and Tactical Full Flight Mission Simulator designed specifically for Navy’s commando airlift and anti-submarine warfare operations squadrons. With high fidelity aircraft and flight models – just like the… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 07-Nov-13

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Elbit develops a ‘Combat Force Multiplier’ for helicopter crews

Elbit develops a ‘Combat Force Multiplier’ for helicopter crews

Situational awareness technology advances developed by Elbit Systems of America LLC, provide helicopter crews the visual cues they need to negotiate landings and takeoffs, even in the most severe degraded visual environments (DVE). Incorporating technologies such as a Helmet Display and Tracker System (HDTS) with its intuitive 3D conformal grid symbology, Elbit Systems of America… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 22-Oct-13

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Elbit ready to deliver the H-60L Cockpit

Elbit ready to deliver the H-60L Cockpit

For the past two decades, Elbit Systems of America engineers and manufacturing personnel have been developing, producing and supporting sophisticated avionic systems for many advanced aircraft such as the AH-64E, V-22, F/A-18 E/F and the F-35.  Now, in support of the US Army’s H-60L digital cockpit upgrade, Elbit Systems of America is leveraging its Fort Worth,… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 17-Oct-13

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Elbit to supply helmet systems for Korean Utility Helicopter

Elbit to supply helmet systems for Korean Utility Helicopter

Elbit Systems announced today that it was awarded a follow-on contract to supply advanced Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) systems for the Republic of Korea Army’s SURION helicopter. The contract, which is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed over a four-year period. Elbit Systems will supply the HMD systems to… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 16-Oct-13

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Elbit awarded contract for heli-borne electro-optical surveillance payloads

Elbit awarded contract for heli-borne electro-optical surveillance payloads

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Elbit Systems Electro-optics – Elop Ltd. (Elop), was awarded a follow-on contract to supply its advanced Digital CoMPASS® electro-optical (EP) payload systems to an Asia-Pacific Air Force to be installed onboard Helicopters. The contract will be performed over a three-year period. Adi Dar, General Manager of… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 07-Oct-13

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Elbit awarded $44M contract to support AH-1W Night Targeting System

Elbit awarded $44M contract to support AH-1W Night Targeting System

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., has been awarded a $44.8M Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for the ongoing depot level service and support of the US Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra Helicopter’s Night Targeting System (NTS). Elbit Systems of America’s Merrimack facility received the contract for services and support to… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 26-Sep-13

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Elbit launches Directional Infra-Red Countermeasure system for small helicopters

Elbit launches Directional Infra-Red Countermeasure system for small helicopters

Elbit Systems will unveil at the 2013 Paris Airshow, its new mini-MUSIC™  system , the newest member of Elbit Systems’ family of Directional Infra-Red Countermeasure (DIRCM) systems,  providing high-performance protection for all types of rotary and fixed-wing aircraft against heat seeking Ground to Air Missiles (MANPADS), mini-MUSIC™ is an advanced, flight-tested DIRCM system in a single… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 17-Jun-13

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EFW awarded $11.8M contract for AH-1W Helmet Display Tracker Systems

EFW awarded $11.8M contract for AH-1W Helmet Display Tracker Systems

EFW, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $11,837,950 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of the Helmet Display Tracker Systems (HDTS) in support of the AH-1W helicopters. This contract includes the manufacture and delivery of 11 P-kits, 65 A-kits, 11 installations, and non-recurring engineering and program support. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Fla…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-May-13

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Elbit showcases abilities at Quad-A 2013

Elbit showcases abilities at Quad-A 2013

Elbit Systems of America, LLC is presenting an array of cutting edge solutions designed to enhance the capabilities of the Aviation Soldier during the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) 2013 Annual Professional Forum and Exposition. The exhibition is taking place at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas, April 10-12, 2013. Elbit… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 12-Apr-13

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Boeing and Elbit Systems to Collaborate on Aircraft Defense Solutions

Boeing and Elbit Systems to Collaborate on Aircraft Defense Solutions

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Elbit Systems Ltd. [NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT] have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that supports the growth of both companies through the joint pursuit of opportunities for self-defense solutions for Boeing military aircraft in international markets. The companies will offer Elbit Systems’ Directed Infrared Counter Measure (DIRCM) systems for a range… Read more »

Source: Boeing, 13-Feb-13

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BEL inks MoU with Elbit at Aero India

BEL inks MoU with Elbit at Aero India

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Elbit Systems Electro-optics-Elop Ltd., Israel, for the joint development of Compact Multi Purpose Advance Stabilisation System (CoMPASS) for Naval applications, today (February 7, 2013) at Aero India, the 9th International Exhibition on Aerospace, Defence & Civil Aviation being held at Air… Read more »

Source: Elbit, 11-Feb-13

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Elbit to continue supporting Israeli Air Force’s Flight Academy

Elbit to continue supporting Israeli Air Force’s Flight Academy

Elbit Systems Ltd. (the “Company”) recently announced that it was awarded two follow-on contracts by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (“IMOD”) for the operation and maintenance of the Israeli Air Force’s (“IAF”) Flight Academy trainer aircraft and helicopters. These contracts were part of the Company’s December 31, 2012 announcement regarding contract awards by the IMOD… Read more »

Source: Elbit, 14-Jan-13

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Elbit awarded $17.5M Apache Mission Processor Redesign and Upgrade

Elbit awarded $17.5M Apache Mission Processor Redesign and Upgrade

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems”), announced today that Elbit Systems of America, LLC (“Elbit Systems of America”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems has been awarded a $17.5 million contract by The Boeing Company (“Boeing”) to redesign and upgrade the Apache Block III AH-64D Mission Processor over a five-year period The… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 22-Oct-12

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EFW awarded $38M for AH-1W Helmet Display Tracking System

EFW awarded $38M for AH-1W Helmet Display Tracking System

EFW, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $38,283,186 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract to provide hardware, support equipment, and non-recurring engineering in support of the Helmet Display Tracking System (HDTS) on the AH-1W helicopters.  This contract includes cabling (P-Kits), fixtures, tooling, and non-recurring engineering associated with modifying the helmet design, adding moving map and other… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 03-Sep-12

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Elbit launches ALL-in-SMALLâ„¢Unified Self Protection Suite for helicopters

Elbit launches ALL-in-SMALLâ„¢Unified Self Protection Suite for helicopters

Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT – Elisra will present at Farnborough Airshow 2012 the ALL-in-SMALLâ„¢ unified self protection system, offering a complete, lightweight and compact electronic warfare (EW) suite in a single LRU for any airborne platform.   ALL-in-SMALLâ„¢, a cutting-edge, integrated EW suite, offers for the first time the most advanced multi-spectral DAS and… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 09-Jul-12

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Elbit Systems at Korea Aerospace & Defense Exhibition 2011

Elbit Systems at Korea Aerospace & Defense Exhibition 2011

A broad spectrum of Elbit Systems innovative solutions designed for the changing requirements of the defense industry will be on display at the upcoming Korea Aerospace & Defense Exhibition 2011, Israeli Pavilion, booth C-14. The exhibition, which will take place at the Seoul Airport from October 18-23, will showcase an array of next generation avionic… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 12-Oct-11

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Elbit awarded $23M US Army HUD maintenance contract

Elbit awarded $23M US Army HUD maintenance contract

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) (“ESLT”) announced today that its subsidiary in the U.S., Elbit Systems of America, LLC. (“Elbit Systems of America”), has been awarded a five-year, $23 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) National Maintenance Contract by the US Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM), for depot level repair services on Elbit Systems of… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 12-Oct-11

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Elbit to showcase solutions for “America’s Army” at AUSA 2011

Elbit to showcase solutions for “America’s Army” at AUSA 2011

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. will present an array of cutting edge solutions, designed to enhance the capabilities of the United States Armed Forces at the upcoming Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition (AUSA), (booth #1103) set to take place in the Walter… Read more »

Source: Elbit, 09-Oct-11

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EFW awarded $9.4M more for AH-1W helmet system

EFW awarded $9.4M more for AH-1W helmet system

EFW, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $9,449,387 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-C-0057) to provide hardware, installations, non-recurring engineering, technical data, and installation support of the Helmet Display Tracking System in AH-1W helicopters. Work will be performed in Haifa, Israel (51 percent), Fort Worth, Texas (25 percent), and Melbourne, Fla…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 20-Sep-11

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Elbit colour HMDs for USAF CV-22 crews

Elbit colour HMDs for USAF CV-22 crews

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., has beenawarded a contract to supply Boeing Military Aircraft with the CV-22 Color Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) for the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas. The contract, which is not in an amount that is… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 07-Sep-11

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Elbit Systems of America appoints new Chairman of the Board

Elbit Systems of America appoints new Chairman of the Board

June 27, 2011 – Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., has announced that its Board of Directors has elected General (USMC Ret.) Robert Magnus as Chairman effective on March 30, 2011. General Magnus succeeds Joseph A. Parini, who has served as Elbit Systems of America’s Chairman of the Board… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 27-Jun-11

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Elbit Systems to establish pilot training centre for Macedonian military

Elbit Systems to establish pilot training centre for Macedonian military

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it has been awarded a contract for the establishment of a Helicopter Pilot Training Center for Macedonia’s Defense and Security Forces. The project, valued at EUR43 million, will be operated under a PFI (Private Financing Initiative) concept, in which Elbit Systems will provide a comprehensive solution, including the setting… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 13-May-11

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Lt.Gen (Ret.) Dick Applegate appointed Chairman of Elbit Systems UK

Lt.Gen (Ret.) Dick Applegate appointed Chairman of Elbit Systems UK

Haifa, Israel, May 12, 2011 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) announced today that Lieutenant General (Ret.) Dick Applegate has been appointed to serve as Chairman of Elbit Systems UK. General Applegate joins Elbit Systems following a distinguished career with the British Army, including Chief of Materiel (Land) in Defence Equipment and Support… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 13-May-11

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Elbit subsidiary M7 Aerospace receives FAA Diamond Award

Elbit subsidiary M7 Aerospace receives FAA Diamond Award

M7 Aerospace LP (M7), a division of Elbit Systems of America (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd.), has received the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Diamond Award of Excellence. The Diamond Award Certificate of Excellence, awarded to M7 for the second time, is the FAA’s highest training award. The FAA recognizes employers and aviation maintenance… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 06-May-11

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Elbit Systems approved to provide ‘green’ anodize process to Sikorsky

Elbit Systems approved to provide ‘green’ anodize process to Sikorsky

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced that its recently acquired subsidiary, M7 Aerospace LP, has been approved to provide Boric Sulfuric Acid Anodize (MIL-A-8625 Type IC) (BSAA) processing to Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and its approved suppliers. BSAA was developed as a more energy-efficient and environmentally sound alternative to… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 03-May-11

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EFW awarded $18M contract for AH-64 Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting System

EFW awarded $18M contract for AH-64 Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting System

EFW, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded on March 30 an $18,868,104 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of spare components for the AH-64 Apache Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting System.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2014.  One bid was solicited… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 11-Apr-11

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Elbit awarded $12.7M spares order for US Army Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System

Elbit awarded $12.7M spares order for US Army Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) announced today that its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, was awarded a $12.75 million delivery order for Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System (IHADSS) spares from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM), in Rock Island, Illinois. Work on this contract will be performed… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 02-Mar-11

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Elbit test flies ANVIS/HUD® day/night head-up display with colour symbology

Elbit test flies ANVIS/HUD® day/night head-up display with colour symbology

Elbit Systems, a market leader in military Helmet Mounted Head-Up Displays (HUDs), announced today that it successfully completed a test flight of its ANVIS/HUD® Day/Night Helicopter Helmet Mounted HUD with color symbology onboard a Bell 206 helicopter. The new technology will be implemented in future Helicopter HUD programs per customer requests. Adding color symbology to… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 28-Feb-11

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Elbit wins $45M contract for AH-1W Night Targeting System Upgrade

Elbit wins $45M contract for AH-1W Night Targeting System Upgrade

Haifa, Israel, October 26, 2010 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) announced today that its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, was awarded a $45.5 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana for the supply of the Night Targeting System Upgrade (NTSU)… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 26-Oct-10

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Elbit Systems introduces new CockpitNGâ„¢ based on 22 inch display

Elbit Systems introduces new CockpitNGâ„¢ based on 22 inch display

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) will launch CockpitNGâ„¢ the next generation cockpit for fighter aircraft, helicopters, trainers and airlifters at the Farnborough International Airshow 2010 (Hall 1, booth C14) from July 19-25. Elbit Systems CockpitNGâ„¢ is based on a smart central large area display (LAD) which includes all avionic components in one suite.  The display… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 17-Jul-10

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Elbit Awarded US Army Contract for the Improved Signal Data Converter

Elbit Awarded US Army Contract for the Improved Signal Data Converter

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT), was awarded a 5-year, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army PM Air Warrior, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama. Elbit Systems of America, Airborne Solutions, will supply Improved Signal Data Converter (ISDC) processors to the U.S. Army fleet of… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 06-May-10

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Elbit displays avionics line at Quad-A 2010 Annual Convention

Elbit displays avionics line at Quad-A 2010 Annual Convention

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:  ESLT) will present its family of cutting edge avionics in booth #427 at the Army Aviation Association of America 2010 Annual Convention. The convention, in Fort Worth, TX, will take place April 14th–17th 2010 with Elbit Systems of America’s Airborne Solutions… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 14-Apr-10

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FIDAE 2010: New LEAP for light attack helicopters

Elbit Systems and ATK are working on a JV to provide a lightweight low-cost armament package for light helicopters.  Light Enhanced Armament Package (LEAP), as it’s known, has been revealed on a mock-up of a Eurocopter EC635 at the FIDAE Airshow in Chile

Source: Shephard Press, 25-Mar-10

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Elbit wins Boeing Excellence Award for Apache Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System

Elbit wins Boeing Excellence Award for Apache Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, March 3, 2010 – Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:  ESLT)  has been awarded the Silver Level of recognition by The Boeing Company for superior performance in 2009. Elbit Systems of America, Service and Support Solutions’ (International Enterprises, Inc.) repair facility in Warner Robins,… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 03-Mar-10

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Elbit Systems Awarded $15.6M Contract for USMC AH-1W Tactical Video Data Link

Elbit Systems Awarded $15.6M Contract for USMC AH-1W Tactical Video Data Link

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:  ESLT) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Elbit Systems of America, LLC, has been awarded a contract from NAVAIR for Elbit Systems’ Tactical Video Data Link (TVDL) for the USMC AH-1W Attack Helicopter. The contract effort covers the development, production and installation of retrofit kits to incorporate TVDL into the AH-1W… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 20-Jan-10

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Elbit Awarded $8.2M Contract for Helmet Display and Tracker System (HDTS) for USMC AH-1W

Elbit Awarded $8.2M Contract for Helmet Display and Tracker System (HDTS) for USMC AH-1W

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. ( ESLT) announced receipt of contracts from the United States Marine Corps (USMC) for Elbit Systems of America Helmet Display and Tracker System (HDTS) for the USMC AH-1W Attack Helicopter. The contract effort covers the development of retrofit kits to incorporate HDTS… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems of America, 13-Jan-10

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US Army fires Talon Laser-Guided Rocket Rounds from OH-58D

US Army fires Talon Laser-Guided Rocket Rounds from OH-58D

The TALON LGR rounds were launched from a U.S. Army OH-58D Kiowa Warrior and hit targets at 3,500 meters (2.17 miles). This exceeded accuracy requirements for the Department of Defense’s Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II program.

Source: Raytheon, 30-Dec-09

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Elbit announces FAA Certification of the Kollsman® General Aviation Vision System (GAViS™) on S-76

Elbit announces FAA Certification of the Kollsman® General Aviation Vision System (GAViS™) on S-76

Elbit Systems of America has achieved another milestone for the Kollsman® GAViS™ (General Aviation Vision System). GAViS™ is now certified on the Sikorsky S-76A, S-76B and S-76C helicopters.

Source: Vertical, 13-Dec-09

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ATK and Elbit Systems Conduct Successful Flight Test of GATR From OH-58D Kiowa Warrior

ATK and Elbit Systems Conduct Successful Flight Test of GATR From OH-58D Kiowa Warrior

Alliant Techsystems and Elbit Systems have successfully conducted flight tests of the Guided Advanced Tactical Rocket (GATR) from a U.S. Army rotary-wing helicopter: the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior.

Source: ATK, 02-Dec-09

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Elbit Systems unit, US Army complete helicopter tests

US subsidiary Elbit Systems of America, LLC, announced that it completed flight tests of its SWORD obstacle warning system for helicopters.

Source: Globes, 05-Oct-09

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Elbit to equip new Korean helicopters with advanced helmet-mounted systems

Source: Rotorhub, 31-Mar-09

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