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African country orders Elbit defense electronic systems
by Richard Tomkins
Washington (UPI) Sep 26, 2017


Israel's Elbit Systems is providing a wide array of electronic defense systems to an unidentified country in Africa under a $240 million contract.

The contract has a two-year period of performance, Elbit Systems said.

"We are proud to have won this contract, allowing us to provide our customer with a variety of systems and capabilities from different fields, a growing trend we have witnessed lately in many countries," Bezhalel Machlis, president and chief executive officer of Elbit Systems, said in a press release.

Among the defense electronic systems to be delivered are Directed Infra-red Counter Measure systems, which protect aircraft from shoulder-fired missiles, including missile warning systems, radio and communication systems, land systems, and unmanned aerial systems.

An upgrade for helicopters is also part of the deal.

"Our unique structure enables the customer to benefit from the synergy of its overall capabilities while, at the same time, focus on its requirements," Machlis said. "Our portfolio, based on cutting-edge technologies and operational know-how, allows us to customize our solutions and tailor them to our customer's needs, and we hope others will follow this trend."

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In first, woman becomes US Marine Corps infantry officer
Washington (AFP) Sept 25, 2017
A female US Marine on Monday became the first woman to complete the Corps' notoriously rigorous training course for infantry officers. Many women serve in the Marines and other branches of America's armed forces but the woman, who has requested that her name not be released, is the first to make it through the Marine Corps' 13-week infantry officer training course. "I am proud of this of ... read more

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