FORT WORTH, Texas, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Elbit Systems of America, LLC announces its 25-year anniversary as a leading provider of advanced technology products, system solutions, and support services for the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets.
"We are an American company that helps keep America safe," said Raanan Horowitz, Elbit Systems of America president and chief executive officer. "Our customers are the reason behind our mission to deliver innovative solutions that help protect and save lives. Our employees are proud of the work they do and its importance to our nation."
The original company was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1992. In early 1993, the company started operating in Fort Worth, Texas, after purchasing a manufacturing plant from another defense contractor. Operations in Fort Worth began with 170 employees, one key customer and one key program supporting the U.S. Air Force's F-16 aircraft.
Over the years, Elbit Systems of America grew to nearly 1,800 employees. It acquired six wholly owned subsidiaries to become an industry leader in aircraft helmet mounted display technologies, night vision systems, precision guided seekers, and laser targeting systems. The company is also a systems integrator for border security technology, a pioneer in commercial aviation enhanced vision systems, a provider of sustainment and support solutions for military aircraft and ground vehicles, and an innovator of medical instrumentation equipment. Through its broad business base and extensive network of American suppliers, Elbit Systems of America has contributed billions of dollars -- and thousands of jobs -- to our nation's economy in the past 25 years.
Elbit Systems of America currently operates from eight major locations across the United States. It remains headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, in the same building it purchased in 1993. Elbit Systems of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high-technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. Elbit Systems Ltd celebrated its 50th anniversary earlier this year.
Elbit Systems of America actively invests in future innovators through STEM education and Team America Rocketry Challenge. The company is a national sponsor for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, raising awareness and funds for groundbreaking cancer research. Employees across the company also volunteer their personal time to support local foodbanks, family shelters, children programs, and animal rescue.
"As we mark this 25-year milestone, we recommit ourselves to providing our customers with nothing short of our very best," said Horowitz. "Our customers depend upon us to help their mission of keeping America safe."
To learn more about the company's history and its focus on protecting and saving lives, visit http://www.ElbitAmerica.com.
About Elbit Systems of America, LLC
Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, 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: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: http://www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter.
About 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 ("C4ISR"), 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. The Company 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.
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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.
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