Elbit Systems wins US Army Apache helmet deal

Elbit Systems helmet

The helmets have improved safety features and greater comfort.

Defense electronics company Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT; TASE: ESLT) wholly-owned US subsidiary Elbit Systems of America, LLC has been awarded a $12.7 million contract to provide Apache Aviator Integrated Helmets (AAIH) to the US Army.

Work on the order will be undertaken over a two-year period at the Israeli company's facility in Fort Worth, Texas.

Elbit Systems of America President and CEO Raanan Horowitz said, "We have specifically designed the helmet modifications of the AAIH and Apache Integrated Helmet and Display and Sight System to improve safety features and add greater comfort for the Army Aviator. This integrated helmet is a key component of the IHADSS-21 system for the AH-64E helicopter, providing exceptional situational awareness and targeting information."

Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on October 12, 2014

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