Elbit Systems Awarded $167M Contract to Supply UAS-Based ISTAR Solution to Asia-Pacific Country

Israeli defence company, Elbit Systems announced that it was awarded a $167 million contract from an Asia-Pacific country to supply a comprehensive aerial Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) solution.

The ISTAR solution will be based on an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) and the contract will be performed over a 20-month period.

Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, Elbit Systems President & CEO, commented: “We are witnessing a growing demand for the comprehensive UAS-based ISTAR solutions that we offer as customers increasingly seek wider capabilities in order to effectively and efficiently respond to a broadening range of operational needs. I am optimistic about our growth potential in this area as our extensive portfolio is uniquely aligned with this developing trend.”

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