Elbit Awarded Contract to Supply Naval Weapon Stations
HAIFA, Israel — Elbit Systems Ltd. has been was awarded an approximately $173 million contract to provide Naval Remote-Controlled Weapon Stations (RCWS) to the Navy and Coast Guard of an Asia-Pacific country, the company announced in a Sept. 20 release. The contract will be performed over a five-year period.
Under the contract, Elbit Systems will provide lightweight, fully stabilized, dual-axis Naval RCWS to be installed onboard a wide range of vessels. The Naval RCWS to be provided feature a 12.7 mm machine gun and ammunition, Elbit Systems’ advanced fire-control system and the company’s modular electro-optic suite.
“We are pleased with this contract award that attests to the quality of our systems,” said Yehuda (Udi) Vered, general manager of Elbit Systems Land and C4I. “I am confident that the demand for the weapon stations we offer will continue to grow, as customers increasingly recognize our unique capacity to draw on an exceptionally broad portfolio to provide comprehensive operational solutions.”