Elbit Systems Selected as Preferred Supplier for Swiss UAS Program

HAIFA, Israel, June 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today  that it was selected by the Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport ("DDPS"), as the preferred supplier for the UAS 15 new reconnaissance drone program.

Please see following official DDPS press release for further information about the selection and the program.

https://www.news.admin.ch/message/index.html?lang=en&msg-id=53246

As indicated in the DDPS press release, implementation of the program is subject to further Swiss government approvals. 

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, signal intelligence ("SIGINT") systems, data links and 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, including training and simulation systems.

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Contacts:

Company Contact:                                                                            IR Contact:

Joseph Gaspar, Executive VP & CFO Ehud Helft

Tel: +972-4-8316663

Kenny Green j.gaspar@elbitsystems.com GK Investor Relations Dalia Rosen, VP, Head of Corporate Communications

Tel: 1-646-201-9246

Tel: +972-4-8316784

elbitsystems@gkir.com dalia.rosen@elbitsystems.com
Elbit Systems Ltd.

 

SOURCE Elbit Systems Ltd.

 

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