Elbit Systems awarded USD 136m in contracts to supply APAC countries with DIRCM systems

Israel-based Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT) has announced it has been awarded USD 136 million in contracts to provide airborne laser direct infra-red counter measure (DIRCM) systems to customers in Asia-Pacific, the company said.

The contracts will be performed over a four-year period.

Under the contracts, Elbit Systems will equip fleets of Airbus and Boeing aircraft with DIRCM systems from the MUSIC family, including the Company´s infra-red missile warning systems. These contract awards follow recent awards to install DIRCM systems onboard Airbus A400 aircraft of the German Air Force and onboard NATO´s Airbus A330 Multinational Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) fleet.

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial 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, unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber-based systems and munitions.