February 16, 2017: Elbit Systems Ltd. ("Elbit Systems") announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America LLC.,("Elbit Systems of America") was awarded anIndefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract toprovideandfield mortar fire control systems for the U.S. Army. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey. If fully ordered, the maximum value of the contract is $102 millionto be performed over a five-year period.
"Elbit Systems of America provides soldiers enhanced capabilities and fire power to perform combat missions", said Raanan Horowitz, president and chief executive officer of Elbit Systems of America. "Our company is focused on providing advanced and proven capabilities that our nation's warfighters can trust to accomplish their mission and return home".
Elbit Systems of America's mortar fire control systems for the U.S. Army consist of Mortar Fire Control Systems Mounted (MFCS-M), Mortar Fire Control Systems Dismounted (MFCS-D) and a lightweight handheld mortar ballistic computer. Thisimproves mission success with greater accuracy while reducing potential exposure to the enemy.