Daily Israel Report

Elbit Wins $50 Million US Navy Contract

Elbit subsidiary M7 Aerospace to provide logistics support for T-34, T-44, T-6 aircraft.
By Gil Ronen
First Publish: 3/5/2013, 10:51 AM

T34 Navy plane
T34 Navy plane
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Elbit Systems announced Monday that M7 Aerospace LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems of America, will be working with BAE Systems to provide logistics support (CLS) for the T-34, T-44, and T-6 aircraft under a contract awarded to BAE Systems by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). Under its NAVAIR contract, BAE Systems awarded M7 a subcontract of approximately $50 million to be performed over a five-year period.

We are pleased to team with BAE Systems for this opportunity and to serve the United States Chief of Naval Air Training", commented Raanan Horowitz, President and CEO of ESA. “At ESA, our mission is to develop innovative solutions that protect and save out warfighters' lives. With this opportunity we are providing mission capable, safe-for-flight aircraft for our nation’s warriors as they train for the future.” 

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 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.