Elbit will upgrade tanks to a country it declined to name

JERUSALEM ($1=3.27 Israeli Shekels) — An unnamed country ordered the modernization of its main battle tanks from Elbit Systems. The company announced the conclusion of two contracts worth a total of $240 million.

At least five Israeli Merkava tanks were abandoned on the Golan Heights
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The Israeli company traditionally does not disclose its buyers and the quantitative parameters of the contracts. Elbit Systems only noted that the customer was from a foreign country.

Under the terms of the contracts, Elbit Systems will upgrade the tanks and supply the necessary advanced electronic kits.

The contract is worth $60 million. will be completed within two years, and the contract for the amount of 180 million dollars. will be completed within four years.

Elbit Systems President and CEO Bezalel Mahlis said that the armed forces of many countries around the world are once again interested in improving the combat capabilities of armored vehicles.

According to him, Elbit Systems is well positioned to meet the growing demand in this market thanks to its ability to provide end-to-end solutions.

Elbit Systems offers its customers integrated gunner and commander sights, and fire control systems [FCS] for their armored vehicles.

Also a wide range of onboard electronic systems, remotely controlled combat modules, a wide range of warning systems, panoramic surveillance systems, and unmanned turrets. These systems are easily adapted to specific requirements.

The company’s anti-aircraft missile system provides the ability to fire day and night, on the move, and a high probability of hitting moving targets with the first shot.


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