Elbit Systems to supply DIRCM self-protection systems for European, Asian customers

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) said it recently was awarded two contracts for its MUSICâ„¢ family of directed infra-red countermeasures (DIRCM) airborne multi-spectral self-protection systems, representing expansion of the customer base in this strategic business area for Elbit Systems.

The first contract is a follow-on from an Asian country, to supply its mini MUSIC systems for the customer´s Blackhawk helicopter fleet. This is the second order awarded by this customer this year. An additional order, received from a NATO member European country, calls for the supply of C-MUSIC systems. Both contracts will be performed during 2015 and are in amounts that are not material to Elbit Systems.

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial 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, unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber-based systems.