Indian OceanElbit Systems announced that it was awarded a contract worth approximately $600 million (A$917 million) to supply systems to Hanwha Defense Australia for the Australian Land 400 Phase 3 Project. This project aims to deliver advanced protection, fighting capabilities and sensors suite to the Redback Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) for the Australian Army. The contract will be performed over a period of five years.

Bezhalel Machlis, President and CEO of Elbit Systems, said: “This milestone reaffirms our commitment to delivering advanced, mission-critical solutions to the Australian Army. Elbit Systems is dedicated to supplying cutting-edge defense technologies that will safeguard troops on the modern battlefield.”

Elbit Systems is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defence, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The company and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (“C4ISR”), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios, cyber-based systems and munitions. The company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defence, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.


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    • I don’t have a problem with Elbit. Having looked into this in some detail the “security concerns” around LAND 200 were total bullshit, but that didn’t stop Army smearing the company to cover up for their own project management failures. Not for the first, or last, time.

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