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09:39 AM, January 26, 2018
Elbit Systems to Provide Battle Management System to Australia for $150 Million

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems Ltd has been awarded a $150 million contract for Battle Management System Command and Control (BMS C2), the company said in a press release Thursday.

The contract awarded by the Australian Department of Defence's Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group is to provide Through Life Support (TLS) services to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) for BMS C2.

The contract is for a five-year base period. Optional extensions of up to seven years may be exercised in the future.

Elbit Systems Land and C4I general manager Yehuda Vered said, "We are proud to be selected by the Australian Department of Defence for the supply of TLS services for the BMS C2 system. The ADF is a strategic partner of Elbit Systems and this contract represents the long-term commitment of Elbit Systems to support the ADF digitization effort. This is a major contract for Elbit Systems of Australia that will significantly enhance and strengthen its local engineering and support capabilities".

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