Portuguese MoD awards USD 50m contract to Elbit Systems for KC-390 EW suite

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT) has announced the Portuguese Ministry of Defense has awarded it a USD 50m contract to supply the Portuguese Air Force (PtAF) with a complete Electronic Warfare (EW) suite and Customer Logistics Support for the new KC-390 multi-mission aircraft, the company said.

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

Under the contract, Elbit Systems will supply the PtAF´s KC-390 aircraft with a complete EW suite comprised of Radar and Laser Warning Systems, IR Missile Warning System, Countermeasures Dispensing System, a Directional IR Countermeasures (DIRCM) system and Active ECM (AECM) POD system.

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.