Elbit unit gets contract for up to $52m with UK defense ministry
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Elbit unit gets contract for up to $52m with UK defense ministry

Elbit Systems UK will supply next-generation command and control systems for ground forces, company says

Martin Fausset, CEO of Elbit Systems UK, left, with Stephen Woodger, of the UK Ministry of Defence at the signing of the deal (Elbit Systems UK)
Martin Fausset, CEO of Elbit Systems UK, left, with Stephen Woodger, of the UK Ministry of Defence at the signing of the deal (Elbit Systems UK)

Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems Ltd. said Tuesday its UK subsidiary has won a contract of a value of up to £40 million (some $52 million) to provide the UK Ministry of Defence with command and control systems for ground forces.

Elbit Systems UK Ltd. was awarded an initial contract of about £10 million with a potential maximum value of £40 million, the company said in a statement. The deal is to provide its Morpheus Battlefield Management Application system over a three-year period.

The systems will be supplied for application in headquarters and tactical units, the statement said.

Elbit is a tech firm that develops a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial systems that are sold globally. The firm, whose shares are listed in Tel Aviv and on the Nasdaq, operates in the fields of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance systems, among others.

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