HAIFA, Israel, 22 Aug. 2009. Elbit Systems Ltd. won a contract valued at EUR17 million to provide Finland's Ministry of Defense with high-speed radio and data transmission communication systems to be delivered during 2010 to 2012.
According to Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, general manager of Elbit Systems Land and C4 -Tadiran, the selection of the Tadiran family of communication systems by the Finnish Ministry of Defense attests to the quality of these systems, as well as to the customer's satisfaction by the performance of similar, previously acquired systems.
Machlis adds: "We hope that this contract will be followed by additional orders from both Finland as well as NATO countries and will further strengthen our position as a leading supplier of innovative radio systems worldwide."
Elbit Systems Ltd., an international defense electronics company, includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries and 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.