Elbit Systems of America Receives 3-Star Supplier Excellence Award

Oct 23, 2012, 09:42 ET from Elbit Systems of America

FORT WORTH, Texas, October 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Elbit Systems of America's Merrimack, New Hampshire facility has been selected as a 2012 winner of the 3-Star Supplier Excellence Award by Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems. This prestigious honor was awarded to Elbit Systems of America for the strong commitment to customer service, maintaining high quality standards, and on-time delivery.

"At Elbit Systems of America, our mission is to provide innovative solutions that protect and save the lives of our military men and women," stated Raanan Horowitz, President and CEO of Elbit Systems of America. "We understand our products play a vital role in our military's strategic missions and strive to produce high quality products with on-time delivery. Our ability to provide an advanced and reliable air data module allows us to support our military with the tools they need to be successful."

Elbit Systems of America provides Raytheon SAS with the 20148 Air Data Module that is used on the Raytheon Miniature Air-Launched Decoy missile. With an 80-year history in air data products and a cutting edge engineering team, Elbit Systems of America meets the unique requirements of the customers' missions. The 20148 module has a proven record of stable and accurate performance despite the extreme temperature and vibration profiles typical in a missile. With a wide range of altitude and airspeeds, and a footprint of less than 3"x3", the 20148 provides significant capability with a small size and weight.

Elbit Systems of America's advanced automation allows for on-time delivery. The 20148 processes and automated production environment provides consistent and verifiable builds. This allows the 20148 to hit the exceptional quality and delivery required for the 3-Star rating.

Elbit Systems of America, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd.

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

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