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Elbit To Supply Skylark I UAV To France's Special Forces

The skylark.
by Staff Writers
Haifa, Israel (SPX) Mar 27, 2008
Elbit Systems will supply Skylark I UAV systems to France's Special Forces, as it won a tender involving 10 of the leading UAV manufacturers worldwide. This contract marks Elbit Systems' first UAV contract with France.

Haim Kellerman, General Manager of Elbit Systems UAV Division and Corporate Vice President said that there is a worldwide growing demand for UAVs for Special Forces, counter terrorism units and other forced focused on the security of borders and sensitive facilities.

France's selection of the Skylark attests to its ability to meet the sophisticated challenges of the modern battle field. Elbit Systems considers this agreement with France's Special Forces as a milestone in entering the French market and believes that it will be followed by further agreements with European NATO member countries."

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