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May 15th, 2017

Advanced C4ISR Program from Elbit Systems to Support Brazilian Marine Corps.

Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract from the Brazilian Marine Corps (“BMC”) for the supply of advanced C4ISR, Electronic Warfare (EW), radio and communication systems — the contract awards is for approximately $40 million and the work will be performed over a two-year period.

The contract calls for the supply of cutting-edge technologies and operational capabilities, including a variety of Battle Management Systems (BMS) applications, C4I systems for artillery, latest generation of Soldier C4I suit as well as advanced EW capabilities. The systems will be deployed in fixed and deployed command centers and in vehicles/APCs and dismounted configurations, aiming to significantly enhance Marine Forces’ operational effectiveness, and aligning the BMC with the most modern NCW (Network Centric Warfare) concept.

Yehuda (Udi) Vered, General Manager of Elbit Systems Land & C4I Division, stated that this important modernization contract provides the BMC - an important branch in the Brazilian Armed Forces - with major core systems.