Staring Night Vision Sensor Opens the Night for Helicopter Pilots

Elbit Systems successfully demonstrated the BrightNite system in a series of night flights. Britenite is a solution that enables utility helicopters to perform Degraded Visual Environment (DVE) missions successfully in more than 90% of the nights. The demonstration flights carried out in Israel and involved dozens of pilots from different nationalities and services.

Alpha Design to Assemble Hermes UAVs in India

Exclusive! Elbit Systems and Alpha Design company of India are announcing today (Wednesday) an agreement to build Hermes 900 and Hermes 450 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in India, for domestic customers and for export.

Elbit Systems Acquires Nice Systems’ Cyber & Intel Division

CYBERBIT LTD., an Elbit Systems subsidiary is acquiring Nice Systems' Cyber & Intelligence Division business. Recently established CYBERBIT was created to consolidate Elbit Systems’ cyber activities. Elbit Systems will pay up to $157.9 Million - in cash and as earn-out through 2015.

Switzerland Selects the Israeli Hermes 900 for its Future Drone

Switzerland has selected the Hermes 900 Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as the successor for IAI/Ruag Ranger UAV that has been in service with the Swiss Air Force since 2001. The first drones under the $280 million acquisition plan will be delivered by 2017

DHS to Invest $145 Million Establishing Surveillance Towers along the Arizona-Mexico...

Elbit Fort Worth, (EFW), a subsidiary of Israeli based Elbit Systems Ltd was awarded a long-awaited $145 million contract by the United States Department...

Elbit Systems: Aiming High in India’s Defense Market

Betzalel 'Butzi' Machlis“India is an important market for each of our divisions.” Elbit Systems President and CEO Bezhalel Butzi Machlis told Vayu, “We have...

Elbit Systems Unveils Light, Compact Combat Suit for the Warfighter

Reducing the size, weight and power (SWaP) requirements of wearable electronics means a lot for the dismounted warfighter – both leaders and riflemen. Elbit...

F-35s of the 7th Production Lot will Receive Improved Helmet Displays

The F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) today informed Lockheed Martin that it has decided to halt the development of the alternate F-35 helmet and...

Israel Will Be First International Customer To Fly Operational F-35 Units

Though late to sign on to the network of nations purchasing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Israel will be the first international customer to...

Israeli Surveillance Systems for Brazil’s SISFRON

Elbit Systems will supply electro-optical observation and surveillance systems for the Brazilian border security program known as 'SISFRON'. The systems will be supplied via Elbit Systems' Brazilian subsidiary AEL Sistemas, starting in 2014

Bharat Forge and Elbit Systems to Establish a JVC for Artillery...

Elbit Systems and Bharat Forge Limited announced today plans to establish a Joint Venture Company (JVC) to address the Indian Ministry of Defence and...

Elbit Systems Looks for More Partners to Address India’s Growing Helicopter...

Betzalel 'Butzi' Machlis
Elbit Systems is promoting a range of helicopter-related products in a move that would tap the growing opportunities the company identified in the Indian market, both for foreign built, locally made or upgraded platforms. Over the years Elbit Systems has established a number of partnerships and cooperation in India, paving its way into many defense sector’s programs.

Elbit Wins a Third Latin-American Order for Hermes 900

Elbit Systems has won a new contract worth tens of millions of US$ to supply a new Latin American customer with a mixed fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles including the Hermes 900 and Hermes 450 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The company is expected to deliver the systems by 2014.

Finnish Army to Field Israeli Soldier Systems

The Finnish Army has selected the Israeli company Elbit Systems to supply 'soldier systems' equipping Finnish infantry commanders to function command, control and communications in dismounted operations. This acquisition is the first phase of a comprehensive ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) program.