Elbit Systems Schedules February 2, 2010 as Record Date for Voting at Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

Jan 27, 2010, 04:14 ET from Elbit Systems Ltd

HAIFA, Israel, January 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: ESLT), announced today that February 2, 2010 has been set as the record date for shareholders entitled to receive notice of and vote at the Company's Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on March 4, 2010 (the "Meeting") for the purpose of electing Dr. Yehoshua Gleitman as an External Director to the Company's Board of Directors. The Company intends to distribute to shareholders on or about February 4, 2010 a proxy statement with respect to the Meeting.

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About Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of defense-related 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 air vehicle (UAV) systems, 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 and developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications. For additional information, please visit us at : http://www.elbitsystems.com.


    Company Contact:
    Joseph Gaspar, Executive VP & CFO
    Dalia Rosen, Head of Corporate Communications
    Elbit Systems Ltd
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    E-mail: j.gaspar@elbitsystems.com

    IR Contact:
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