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Elbit Awarded $80 Million DIRCM and Airborne EW Contract

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Elbit Systems awarded $80 million contract to supply DIRCM and Airborne EW Self Protection Systems for a country in the Asia-Pacific region.


Press Release, Haifa, 05 July 2022: Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a $80 million contract to supply Direct Infrared Counter Measures (DIRCM) and airborne Electronic Warfare (EW) systems for a country in Asia-Pacific. The contract will be performed over a two-year period.

Under the contract, Elbit Systems will provide C-MUSIC DIRCM systems together with the Company’s Infra-Red-based Passive Airborne Warning Systems (IR-PAWS), for several aircraft types, providing high levels of protection and redundancy. These systems have accumulated hundreds of thousands of flight hours to date, and have been selected by numerous customers to equip more than 25 types of aircraft. Customers include Israel, Germany, NATO’s multinational fleet and others.

Oren Sabag, General Manager of Elbit Systems ISTAR & EW, commented: “The rising threat that aircraft face from shoulder fired anti-aircraft missiles increases the demand for certified and operationally proven self-protection systems. Our capability to provide a complete and tested solution well positions us to address this growing need.”


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