Elbit Systems' US subsidiary receives US Army contract for gunner's hand station

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT) US subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC has received a USD7.3 million contract to supply the Bradley fighting vehicle gunner´s hand station to the United States Army, the company said.

The company said the Defense Logistics Agency contract will be performed during a two-year period with work being completed in Fort Worth, Texas.

The gunner´s hand station provides Bradley vehicle gunners the ability to acquire their target and fire accurately. Working in collaboration with the commander´s hand station, the gunner´s hand station is used to drive the rate of movement of the Bradley turret and to initiate control signals to the turret fire control systems in the Bradley M2A3/M3A3 vehicle.

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 that include aerospace, unmanned aircraft systems, and electro-optic space systems.