Elbit Systems Subsidiary in the U.S. to Provide In-Fill Radar and Tower System

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT) (““Elbit Systems”) announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America,

12th Sep 2017


 

 

 

Elbit Systems Subsidiary in the U.S. to Provide In-Fill Radar and Tower System to U.S. Customs and Border Protection

 

 

Haifa, Israel, September 12, 2017 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT)  (““Elbit Systems”) announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC (“Elbit Systems of America”), was awarded a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) contract to provide a tower and in-fill radar system that supplies a complete capability to detect flying objects in highly cluttered environments. The contract, in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed in Texas.

 

“The U.S. Customs and Border Protection will soon have another important capability helping secure the U.S. southwest border,” said Raanan Horowitz, CEO and President, Elbit Systems of America. “This contract allows us to directly support CBP Air and Marine Operations and extend Elbit Systems of Americas’ border security solutions into the air domain.”

 

Elbit Systems of America has partnered with C Speed, LLC ("C Speed") to incorporate its LightWave Radar technology used for detecting small and low-flying airborne threats in a high clutter environment. C Speed’s LightWave radar has also been deployed worldwide and enables to detect flying targets also in areas where wind turbines are operating, producing electricity which is a disturbance to standard radars.

 

 

About Elbit Systems

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. The Company 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.

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