Elbit Systems US subsidiary awarded laser contract

Israel-based Elbit Systems Ltd. announced on January 3 that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America LLC, was awarded a contract by Waltham, MA-based Raytheon Company to provide the Two Color Laser System (TCLS) for the Multi-Spectral Targeting System. The initial contract is in an amount not material to Elbit Systems and will be performed during 2019.

TCLS is a production component within the electro-optical surveillance system for multiple military airborne platforms, including the next-generation targeting systems onboard unmanned aerial vehicles.

Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America, said, “The Two Color Laser System provides increased targeting accuracy and flexibility, minimizing the potential for collateral damage. These attributes are key to U.S. warfighters who depend on these systems for a successful mission.”

Source: Elbit Systems