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Elbit Unit Wins $150M Contract with Australian Department of Defence

Elbit has won a 5-year defence contract to provide support services for Australia’s battle management systems.

Source: Times of Israel, reporting by Shoshanna Solomon

Elbit Systems Ltd., Israel’s largest non-government-owned defense company, has won a $150 million deal with the Australian Department of Defence to provide support services to the Australian Defence Force for its battle management systems.

The contract won by Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd. is for five years, with optional extensions of up to seven years.

“The ADF is a strategic partner of Elbit Systems and this contract represents the long-term commitment of Elbit Systems to support the ADF digitization effort,” said Yehuda (Udi) Vered, general manager of Elbit Systems Land and C4I. “This is a major contract for Elbit Systems of Australia that will significantly enhance and strengthen its local engineering and support capabilities.”

Elbit Systems is an international high-tech company that develops a wide range of products and systems used for both homeland security and for civilian purposes.