Elbit Systems Awarded Contract Worth $60 Million Approx. to Supply Artillery Shells to the Israel Ministry of Defence

Defence Industry

 Haifa, Israel: Elbit Systems Ltd. announced July 31 that it was awarded a contract worth approximately $60 million to supply thousands of 155mm artillery shells to the Israeli Defence Forces’ Artillery Corps. The contract will be performed over a period of one year.

Yehuda (Udi) Vered, General Manager of Elbit Systems Land said, “Elbit Systems is proud to be a leading supplier to the Israel Ministry of Defense and IDF, supporting its ongoing operational requirements. The expansion and the upgrade of our production infrastructure enables the provision of rapid  production of a range of high quality solutions to the Israeli Ministry of Defence. We continue to implement the company’s strategy that supports the local economy and employment across the nation, from Kiryat Shemona in the Galilee to Ramat Bekaa in the Negev.”

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world.

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, cyber-based systems and munitions.

It 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.