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Elbit Systems to supply Lightweight Weapon Stations

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A Pandur 6x6 vehicle. Photo: General Dynamics European Land Systems.

HAIFA, ISRAEL (BNS): Elbit Systems has been awarded contracts to supply Lightweight Weapons Stations (LWS) to the Israel Ministry of Defense (IMOD) and to a European Army.

The company was awarded a contract valued at approximately $11 million, for development and initial procurement, as part of an upgrade process of the Israel Defense Forces' (IDF) lightweight weapons arsenal.

The 7.62mm, 12.7mm and 40mm LWS are designed to be installed onboard Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) and Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs) and are to be supplied over an 18-month period.

Elbit Systems was also awarded a contract, valued at approximately $10 million, to supply a European Army with 12.7mm LWS. The stations are to be installed onboard Pandur 6x6 vehicles and will be supplied over a period of one year.

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