SPAWAR Awards Elbit Systems of America

an IDIQ Contract for DMR 100W Power Amplifiers

Press Release


FORT WORTH, TX, October 5, 2009 – Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) announced award of an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-priced contract, to provide 100W power amplifiers (PA) for the Digital Modular Radio (DMR) program.
The contract has a potential value of up to $11.4M over a five-year period.

The DMR is a compact, multichannel standard software-defined radio that provides several radio communications waveforms and multilevel information security for voice and data communications.
Digital modular radios operate aboard the Navy's surface and subsurface vessels, fixed sites and other DoD communication platforms using frequencies ranging from 2MHz to 2GHz

SPAWAR is awarding the 100W DMR PA contract on behalf of its organizational partner, the Navy’s Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communication, Computers and Intelligence Systems.
Elbit Systems of America will perform the work on this program at its facilities in Tallahassee, Florida and the contract is expected to be completed in September of 2014.

“This order reflects our continued and growing relationship with the US Navy and we are grateful for the trust they continue to place in our Power Amplifier product family” said Elbit Systems of America President and CEO Raanan Horowitz.
“Our product development team works hard to anticipate and accommodate the state of the art radio systems our partners are introducing.
With our new developments in miniaturization and customized communications solutions, we stand ready to meet our warfighter’s future communication needs.”

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