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Elbit Systems of America to Showcase Solutions for "America's Army" at AUSA 2012
Oct 21, 2012 (08:10 AM EDT)


FORT WORTH, Texas, October 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. will present an array of cutting edge solutions designed to enhance the capabilities of the United States Armed Forces at the upcoming Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition (AUSA), (booth #839, Hall A) set to take place in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC from October 22-24, 2012.

With demonstrations, video presentations, and product displays, Elbit Systems of America will depict the successful integration of systems available to empower the warfighter. Dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of our nation, Elbit Systems of America's innovative and affordable solutions allow units to operate successfully in complex conflicts and urban environments.

Elbit Systems of America plays a vital role in supporting America's Army with discriminating mission solutions. Our innovative products and systems can be found on many of the U.S. Army's major platforms and weapon systems to include the Apache Attack Helicopter where we provide all helmet mount displays, the advanced mission processor for the Block 3 Apache, the Bradley A3 Fighting Vehicles where we provide the core computer electronic suites, and the Stryker Mortar Carrier where we provide the highly accurate recoiled mortar system. Additionally, we provide critical life support and power systems for the MRAP vehicle and the highly accurate semi-active laser seekers for the Viper Strike and Griffin weapons.

Avionics

Supporting our Army aviators, Elbit Systems of America will present the family of AMLCD displays and the Large Area Display (LAD). Revolutionizing the functionality of cockpits, the LAD is a panoramic high-definition display measuring up to 22". The LAD provides integrated high performance flight and mission graphics onto a wider, slimmer, single screen. AUSA visitors to the Elbit Systems of America booth may also examine the new Apache Aviator Integrated Helmet (AAIH) and participate in a cockpit demonstration which includes a Helmet Display and Tracker System with Degraded Visual Environment symbology. Elbit System of America provides enhanced situational awareness for the Army Aviation fleet with increased reliability and maintainability.

C4I Solutions

C4I solutions provide high performance computing and communications interoperability solutions and capabilities including the Dual Power Amplifier, Tacter 31M, Tacter 31D, TC100L, TC150M,

TC100D (Power Amplifiers) and the Common Intelligent Display (CID). With proven performance, the CID ensures commonality across all combat vehicles including tanks, fighting vehicles, and the Howitzer.

Ground Combat

Elbit Systems of America's ground combat presentations highlight solutions for warfighters and ground combat vehicles. The Handheld Laser Marker (HLM) and Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) Laser Target Designator (LTD) provide laser marking and designation for foot mobile soldiers while the LongView CR provides extended, long range reconnaissance surveillance and target acquisition. Reducing the soldier's load and providing automated fire control, FireCon is a U.S. Army program of record for the Stryker and light infantry forces. Also on display is the Commander Open Architecture Panoramic Sight (COAPS) which offers a flexible commander's sight system for existing vehicles like the Bradley and future vehicles.

Services and Support

Elbit Systems of America comprehensive solution for aviation services is featured during AUSA. Elbit Systems of America provides support solutions for specific customer needs. Easy access to OEM support, fast repair turn-around times and online status reporting enable our customers to better enhance operational availability. Elbit Systems of America realizes our customers deserve a product support structure as stable and reliable as their tactical platforms. We provide combat-proven design, development, production, repair, and life-cycle supportability solutions of mission critical systems for U.S. and Allied military tactical platforms. We also enhance customer capabilities by managing the repair and overhaul system support, as well as life cycle support for the full range of military electronics systems.

Located in San Antonio, Texas, Elbit Systems of America's subsidiary, M7 Aerospace, offers comprehensive, multi-site contractor logistics support, life cycle contractors and depot support for fleets operated by the United States military. M7 Aerospace brings world class capabilities in avionics upgrades, special mission modifications, reset programs and airframe modification and repair for numerous aircraft platforms operated by both commercial and military customers. M7 Aerospace offers a full suite of aviation services, including Aerostructure Manufacturing; Government Logistics Support Services; Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul; Engineering Services; Aircraft Parts and Support; and Supply Chain Management and Purchasing. M7 offers an integrated services solution approach to its government and commercial customers, crossing traditional market boundaries. Such services are currently being performed by Elbit Systems in several countries around the world.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Elbit Systems of America's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) division will focus on the Skylark I-LE Block II. Skylark® I LE Block II is based on the operationally-proven Skylark® I UAS, currently used by many coalition partners. The Skylark® I- LE Block II version increases the system's operational range to 15 km and the endurance to approximately 3 hours. The system also features a unique gyroscopic-stabilized, gimbaled payload optimally integrated with algorithms derived from the larger Hermes® 450 UAS to enable auto-tracking of dynamic targets. A hand-launched unit, the Skylark® I-LE UAS combines the characteristics normally reserved for larger UAS within the form-factor of a man-portable system.

Life Support Systems

Elbit Systems of America's Real-Time Laboratories, LLC (RTL) subsidiary will be displaying a wide array of advanced Life Support Systems and hydraulic products for tactical and combat vehicles in booth #4209 at the AUSA exposition.

About Elbit Systems of America, LLC

Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products and system solutions focusing on the commercial aviation, defense, homeland security, and medical instrumentation markets.  With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States.  Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT), a global electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: http://www.elbitsystems-us.com.

About Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of 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 ("C4ISR"), unmanned aircraft systems ("UAS"), advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications and providing a range of support services. For additional information, visit: http://www.elbitsystems.com.

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Forward Looking Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements (within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) regarding Elbit Systems Ltd. and/or its subsidiaries (collectively the Company), to the extent such statements do not relate to historical or current fact.  Forward Looking Statements are based on management's expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions.  Forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended.  These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict.  Therefore, actual future results, performance and trends may differ materially from these forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including, without limitation: scope and length of customer contracts; governmental regulations and approvals; changes in governmental budgeting priorities; general market, political and economic conditions in the countries in which the Company operates or sells, including Israel and the United States among others; differences in anticipated and actual program performance, including the ability to perform under long-term fixed-price contracts; and the outcome of legal and/or regulatory proceedings.  The factors listed above are not all-inclusive, and further information is contained in Elbit Systems Ltd.'s latest annual report on Form 20-F, which is on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release. The Company does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.

Contact: Shari Clarkson | +1-682-286-2363 | sharon.clarkson@elbitsystems-us.com

SOURCE Elbit Systems of America