Elbit Systems of America Awarded a $44.8 Million United States Marine Corps Contract for the Ongoing Depot Level Service and Support of the AH-1W Super Cobra Helicopter Night Targeting System (NTS)
Elbit Systems, September 25, 2013 - FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., has been awarded a $44.8M Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for the ongoing depot level service and support of the US Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra Helicopter's Night Targeting System (NTS).
Elbit Systems of America's Merrimack facility received the contract for services and support to be performed over the next five years. Separate delivery orders will be issued to satisfy each year's requirements of the nine weapons replaceable assemblies (WRA) that make up the NTS.
"The award is representative of more than 20 years of successful performance and customer satisfaction on both the NTS and successor NTS Upgrade (NTSU) programs," stated Elbit Systems of America President and CEO Raanan Horowitz. "Our mission is to provide systems and services that protect and save lives. We look forward to the opportunity to provide rapid, quality support for our men and women in uniform."
The Elbit Systems of America Merrimack facility was initially designated as the repair depot in 1992. It has provided continuous product support for NTS WRAs returned from each worldwide deployment location, supporting high levels of availability and turn-around time. To best support the USMC fleet readiness and operational capability, the NTS product support team continues to provide regular meetings with the fleet, on-call squadron level support, and training of customer technicians.
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.
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 military and commercial 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.
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