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Elbit to Supply VIP Gulfstream With Warning System

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HAIFA, Israel, July 17, 2017 — Defense electronics developer Elbit Systems Ltd. has been awarded a $20 million contract by an African customer to equip a VIP Gulfstream G650 aircraft with J-MUSIC Directed Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) systems that include Elbit Systems’ Infrared based Passive Airborne Warning System (IR PAWS).

Elbit awarded 20M contract“Being selected to install J-MUSIC on a VIP Gulfstream 650 aircraft is another vote of confidence and an indication of the strong demand for our high-quality, high-reliability DIRCM systems,” said Elad Aharonson, general manager of Elbit Systems’ ISTAR division. “We are proud to add Gulfstream to the growing range of aircraft platforms that are protected against IR-seeking weapons by our MUSIC systems. Given the constantly growing man-portable air-defense systems threat for aviation, we are confident that more customers will follow in choosing our thoroughly tested and qualified DIRCM solutions.”

The contract will be performed over a one-year period.

Elbit is a developer of defense electronics for the defense, homeland security and commercial sectors.
Jul 2017
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