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Northrop Vet Justin Gans Joins Elbit Systems’ US Arm as Strategy, Corporate Development VP

Justin Gans, formerly director of portfolio development at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace sector, has been named vice president of strategy and corporate development at Elbit Systems‘ (Nasdaq: ESLT) U.S. subsidiary. Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO at Elbit Systems of America, said in a statement published Tuesday Gans will help expand the company’s …

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PwC: Global Aerospace & Defense M&As Reached $15B in Q1 2018

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector hit $15 billion in the first quarter of fiscal 2018, reflecting a 28 percent increase over the previous quarter and a 19 percent rise from the same period last year. PwC reported that global …

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Army selects 7 firms for potential $249M UAS contract

Seven companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $248.5 million contract to provide multiple unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will compete for task orders covering long-range reconnaissance surveillance and medium-range mobile UAS; a government-owned tactical open architecture controller system; and spare and repair parts. …

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Elbit Systems Gets Govt Clearances for Universal Avionics Acquisition

Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has secured the necessary government clearances to acquire Tucson, Arizona-based Universal Avionics Systems Corp. through an asset acquisition transaction. Israel-based Elbit Systems said Thursday it expects to complete the purchase in the “coming weeks.” Universal Avionics manufactures avionics systems for military and commercial helicopters, transport planes and turboprop aircraft. …

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Ted Fordyce Named Washington Operations VP at Elbit Systems’ US Arm

Ted Fordyce, vice president of government relations at Elbit Systems’ (Nasdaq: ESLT) U.S. arm, has assumed the additional role of VP for the subsidiary’s Washington operations. Fordyce will serve as Elbit Systems of America’s liaison to the White House, Congress and federal agencies such as the departments of Homeland Security and …

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Textron Vet Brian Sinkiewicz Joins Elbit Systems’ US Arm as Airborne Solutions SVP

Brian Sinkiewicz, former senior vice president and general manager of Textron Systems‘  (NYSE: TXT) weapon and sensor systems business, has been named SVP of airborne solutions at Elbit Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary. He will oversee performance, customer engagement and growth efforts for Elbit Systems of America‘s portfolio of airborne products designed for U.S. and international defense …

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Elbit System to Supply African Country With Defense Electronic Systems Under $240M Contract

Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has received a two-year, $240 million contract from an unnamed African country to provide directed infrared countermeasure systems that work to defend aircraft against shoulder-fired missiles. The company said Tuesday it will also supply the customer with missile warning, radio, communications and small unmanned aerial systems under the contract. Contract …

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Lockheed-Elbit Team Eyes UK Navy Program for EW Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will collaborate with Elbit Systems to build a maritime electronic warfare technology in pursuit of a British navy contract for EW modernization, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The companies’ U.K. business operations entered into the strategic teaming agreement for the Maritime …

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Elbit Systems Secures $93M F-5 Aircraft Upgrade Contract From APAC Customer

Elbit Systems has received a potential three-year, $93 million contract to modernize a fleet of F-5 fighter aircraft for an undisclosed Asia-Pacific country. The company said Tuesday the upgrade will cover head-up displays, advanced cockpit, radars, DASH IV head mounted systems and weapon delivery and navigation systems. Yoram Shmuely, general manager of …

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3 Companies Could Vie for Army Contract on Air Soldier Helmet Mounted Display

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — BAE Systems, Elbit Systems and Thales have been invited to attend the U.S. Army‘s presolicitation conference for the future procurement of the Common Helmet Mounted Display platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Jane’s 360 reported Tuesday the three companies are the likely candidates to provide the CHMD requirement for …

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