Elbit wins $40m Brazilian Marines deal

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The Israeli defense electronics company will supply advanced C4ISR, Electronic Warfare (EW), radio and communication systems over a two-year period.

Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT; TASE: ESLT) announced today that it has been awarded a $40 million contract from the Brazilian Marine Corps. The Israeli defense electronics company will supply advanced C4ISR, Electronic Warfare (EW), radio and communication systems over a two-year period.

The contract calls for the supply of cutting-edge technologies and operational capabilities, including a variety of Battle Management Systems (BMS) applications, C4I systems for artillery, latest generation of Soldier C4I suit as well as advanced EW capabilities. The systems will be deployed in fixed and deployed command centers and in vehicles/APCs and dismounted configurations, aiming to significantly enhance Marine Forces' operational effectiveness, and aligning the BMC with the most modern NCW (Network Centric Warfare) concept.

Elbit Systems Land & C4I Division general manager Yehuda Vered said: "We are proud of this important modernization contract, providing the BMC - an important branch in the Brazilian Armed Forces - with major core systems. Elbit Systems is a global leader in the fields of C4ISR, EW, radio and communications, and our systems are based on decades of operational use, combat proven by many customers worldwide. I trust that this unique solution will lead to other projects with the BMC, as well as with other customers."

Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on May 10, 2017

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Brightnite Photo: Elbit Systems
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