Elbit Systems Secures $172M to Supply Light Tanks to a Country in Asia-Pacific

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Elbit Systems Secures $172M to Supply Light Tanks to a Country in Asia-Pacific
Sabrah Light Tank ASCOD

Elbit Systems has won a contract valued nearly $172 million to supply light tanks to the Army of a country in Asia-Pacific.

The contract will be performed over a three-year period.

As the prime contractor, Elbit Systems will supply the Sabrah light tank solution based on the tracked ASCOD platform that is manufactured by General Dynamics European Land Systems Santa Bárbara from Spain, and on the wheeled Pandur II 8X8 platform manufactured by Excalibur Army from the Czech Republic.

Elbit Systems Secures $172M to Supply Light Tanks to a Country in Asia-Pacific
Pandur II 8X8 wheeled armoured vehicle

The 30-ton Sabrah light-tank solution provides a unique combination of powerful fire capacity and high maneuverability. Both platforms will be equipped with a 105mm turret and a range of the Company’s subsystems, including electro-optical sights, fire control systems, TORCH-XTM battle management systems, E-LynXTM software defined radio systems and life support systems. 

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