A subsidiary of ELBIT Systems signed a contract for the supply of mortar systems for the U.S. army in the amount of 103 million dollars.

Дочерним предприятием ELBIT Systems подписан контракт на поставку минометных систем для армии США на сумму 103 млн дол.

The Company Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America has already received the initial order for the supply of mortar systems. The contract will be for five years, and its amount will be about 103 million dollars.

Elbit Systems Ltd. signed a Memorandum of understanding with the Watervliet Arsenal (WVA) is the oldest military base in new York, which produces the artillery for the army, as well as gun tubes, mortars and tanks. Elbit Systems of America will effectively use the WVA as a subcontractor for manufacturing of components of mortar systems.

“We are very pleased to continue our cooperation with the United States army, helping them to improve mortar system, to increase the mission effectiveness of military personnel and provide them with the necessary precision and flexibility to address current and future threats,” says the President and CEO of Elbit Systems of America Raanan Horowitz.

This contract strengthens the company’s position and enables Elbit Systems of America to become a leading supplier of mortar systems for the U.S. army.