The New ATMOS from Elbit Systems (Soltam). The recessed gun positioned for travel contributes to the vehicle’s lower silhouette. The vehicle also has a wide blade, for faster deployment and entry into firing position. Image: Elbit Systems[/caption]
Elbit Systems Ltd. reported today that it was awarded two contracts from a Far Eastern country to supply self-propelled artillery systems and communications equipment with a total value of approximately $50 million.
Under the first contract, Elbit Systems will supply the country’s Artillery Corps the ATMOS autonomous artillery system, for approximately $30 million. The artillery units will be delivered within three years. The system, mounted on various wheeled platforms, enhances mission flexibility, reaction speed and survivability of both the crew and the system. Elbit unveiled a new configuration of the ATMOS, utilizing a redesigned cabin and recessed, low profile carriage for the howitzer.
Under the second contract Elbit Systems will supply the country’s Armed Forces with personal radio systems, for approximately $20 million, which will be supplied within a year.