Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at €17 million to provide Finland's Ministry of Defense with high speed radio and data transmission communication systems to be delivered during 2010 - 2012.
Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, General Manager of Elbit Systems Land and C4I –Tadiran, noted that the selection of the Tadiran family of communication systems by the Finnish Ministry of Defense attests to the quality of these systems as well as to the customer's satisfaction by the performance of similar, previously acquired systems. Machlis added: "We hope that this contract will be followed by additional orders from both Finland as well as NATO countries and will further strengthen our position as a leading supplier of innovative radio systems worldwide."
About Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of defense-related 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 air vehicle (UAV) systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms and developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications.