12-Oct-2011 Source: Elbit Systems
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 Americaâ€™s Aviator’s Night Vision Imaging System Head Up Display (HUD) System (ANVIS/HUDÂ®).
The contract is a follow – on to a previous IDIQ contract for depot level repair services on the ANVIS/HUDÂ®. Work will be performed by Elbit Systems of America in Talladega, Alabama and is expected to be completed in 2016.
Elbit Systems of America, President and Chief Executive Officer, Raanan Horowitz commented: â€œThis follow-on contract is evidence of our commitment to provide exceptional life-cycle management services in support of mission readiness requirements. We are proud to offer leading solutions and support for our ANVIS/HUDÂ® and many other systems through our Repair Center of Excellence. This agreement reinforces our strong relationship with the Army and we look forward to our continued partnershipâ€.
About Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of 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 (“UAS”), advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications and providing a range of support services.
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