HAIFA, Israel, 8 Jan. 2007. Elbit Systems Ltd. in Haifa, Israel, won a contract to supply unmanned turrets and electro-optic systems for the Belgian Armored Infantry Vehicle Program.
Mowag is prime contractor for the Piranha III vehicle program, which consists of 138 vehicles out of a potential total of 242 vehicles. Elbit will provide 30 mm unmanned turrets and various electro-optic and electronic sub-systems. Elbit will finish deliveries by 2012.
The selection of our systems constitutes a breakthrough in an emerging international market emanating from a shift in the modern battlefield," says Joseph Ackerman, president and chief executive officer of Elbit Systems."
For more information contact Elbit online at www.elbitsystems.com.