The Israel’s defense giant, Elbit Systems, announced on Sunday that it was awarded contracts with an aggregate value of approximately $130 million to deliver an artillery munitions production line in a country in Asia-Pacific.
As noted by the company, the contracts will be performed over a period of 2.5 years.
Under the contracts, Elbit Systems will build a turnkey industrial complex for enhanced manufacturing of artillery munitions.
“This contracts award attests to the quality of our portfolio and to our proven capability to perform technology co-operations in partnering countries,” said President and CEO of Elbit Systems Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis.
Curently, Elbit Systems produces a diverse and comprehensive range of fully-integrated artillery solutions that incorporate smart technology, automatic laying and loading capacity, Fire Control Systems (FCS), and modular weapon products. Outfitted with enhanced ballistic computers, along with navigation and target acquisition equipment ‒ including Battery and Battalion Command Posts ‒ our artillery solutions are easily integrated with customers’ C4I systems.
Elbit Systems supplies a wide spectrum of artillery systems, including the world renowned 155mm ATMOS truck-mounted howitzer and the 120mm CARDOM autonomous recoiling mortar. These combat-proven solutions have seen extensive use by the US Army, NATO countries, the Israel Defense Forces and others.