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Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

IAI Delivered an Additional Compact ISR Aircraft to a Latin-American customer

Jun 19, 2011

ELTA Systems Ltd., Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)' group and subsidiary recently delivered an additional compact Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft to a Latin-American customer. Several ISR aircraft, designated ELI-3120, are in service with worldwide customers. Those contracts amount to approximately $100 million USD.

This ISR Aircraft is equipped with systems that support law enforcement's missions to prevent drug production and smuggling, weapon contraband, illegal logging, deforestation, illegal mining, border crossing, rivers contamination and more.

Manned ISR aircraft is a preferred solution in areas with Air Traffic Control limitations that may affect unmanned aerial systems (UAS) operations.

The delivered compact ISR aircraft is based on a Beechcraft B-350 platform equipped with IAI-ELTA's Communication Intelligence (COMINT) system, a microwave Data- Link for real-time communication with a command and control center and IAI/Tamam Division's MOSP stabilized day/night electro-optic sensors.

The ELI 3120 system is modular and allows adding systems such as: airborne maritime surveillance radar, SAR system for imagery intelligence missions, Satellite Communications (SATCOM) system for long range missions and more.

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. is a recognized leader in the aerospace and defense industry and Israel’s largest industrial exporter. ELTA Systems Ltd., a group and wholly owned subsidiary of IAI, is one of Israel's leading defense electronics companies and a leader in Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR), Early Warning Command and Control, Home-Land Security (HLS), Self-Protection and Self-Defense, and Fire Control applications.

For further information, please contact:
Doron Suslik
Deputy Corporate VP for Communications
Tel: 972 (3) 935-8509
Fax: 972 (3) 935-8512
e-mail: hpaz@iai.co.il

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