Elbit Systems getsUSD 20m contract to supply DIRCM systems for Gulfstream G650

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT) was awarded more than USD 20 million contract by an African-based customer to equip a VIP Gulfstream G650 aircraft with J-MUSIC Directed Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) systems that include Elbit Systems´ advanced Infrared based Passive Airborne Warning System (IR PAWS), the company said.

The contract will be performed over a one-year period.

Having accumulated more than 30,000 hours of operation, Elbit Systems´ MUSICâ„¢ family of DIRCM systems is in use by many customers worldwide on a wide range of small, medium and large aircraft platforms.

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 (´C4ISR´), 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.