Elbit Systems gets Israeli police force helicopters project

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) said it was awarded an Israeli Ministry of Public Security and the Israeli Police contract, valued at approximately USUSD115 million, to supply leasing and maintenance services for the Israeli Police Force´s aircraft.

The contract, awarded following a public tender, will be performed over a twenty-year period, and will include acquiring six new helicopters, adapting them to meet the Police requirements and performing routine maintenance.

The helicopters´ configuration and onboard mission systems will be fitted to accommodate a wide variety of missions such as surveillance and policing, search and rescue, command and control and fire-fighting.

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.