Elbit Wins $93 Million Contract to Upgrade Asia-Pacific Nation’s F-5 Fleet

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  • 10:06 AM, August 30, 2017
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Elbit Wins $93 Million Contract to Upgrade Asia-Pacific Nation’s F-5 Fleet
F-5 fighter (Image for representation)

Elbit announced that it was awarded an approximately $93 million contract from an Asia-Pacific country to upgrade its F-5 aircraft fleet.

The contract will be performed over a three-year period. Under the upgrade contract, Elbit Systems will supply the F-5 with cutting-edge systems, including Head-Up Displays (HUDs), an advanced cockpit, radars, weapon delivery and navigation systems, as well as DASH IV Head Mounted Systems.

Yoram Shmuely, Elbit Systems Aerospace Division's General Manager, commented: "We are proud to have been selected to perform this upgrade program, building on our vast know-how and experience in F-5 modernization projects. We have witnessed a growing demand for similar upgrades, and we trust that further customers will follow, benefiting from a mature aircraft upgraded with the most advanced technology in the market."

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