Elbit Systems wins USD35m laser designators contracts

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) has been awarded two contracts from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. for the supply of airborne laser designators, for a total value of approximately USD35 million, the company said.

The contracts will be performed over a three-year period and systems will be supplied by Rafael to two countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Elbit Systems´ laser designators are specifically focused on optimizing size, weight and power (SWaP), thus providing the optimal solution for ground and airborne systems alike.
The miniaturized laser systems provide aircrews with force multiplying capabilities, for a precise target designation and a rapid closure of the sensor to shooter cycle.

Elbit Systems is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security, and commercial programs. 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. It also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.