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February 27, 2019 at 7:00 AM EST

Fly Smarter: Elbit Systems of America to Highlight Advanced Capabilities at 2019 AFA Air Warfare

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- At Elbit Systems of America, we imagine the future of avionics and what it takes to fly smarter. The company will showcase a number of advanced capabilities at the 2019 Air Force Association's Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition. The symposium and exposition runs Feb. 27March 1, 2019 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

"AFA Air Warfare allows Elbit Systems of America to demonstrate what it does best for the U.S. Air Force," said Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America. "We're driven to deliver the solutions that keep our military pilots informed and safe for any mission. We help pilots fly smarter."

Examples of the company's solutions that will be highlighted at the exhibit (booth 301) include capabilities for fighter, tanker, trainer and transport aircraft for the U.S. Air Force and the Air National Guard and include the following:

Advanced next generation cockpits

The foundation for the future cockpit is our Advanced Cockpit Station, which optimizes tactical situational displays, processes advanced applications and provides high-definition formats for complex sensor video presentations.

Enhanced situational awareness during day, night and degraded visual environments

Elbit Systems of America is a trusted provider of superior Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) systems. The company brings generationally advanced capabilities to the fight by boosting situational awareness and decision support solutions that focus on all aspects of sensing, processing and displaying to provide pilots critical information faster.

Early missile warning threat detection and improved aircraft survivability

The combat-proven infrared missile warning system for the F-16 aircraft provides pilots earlier and improved awareness of threats. Elbit Systems of America integrates its missile warning and threat detection systems with our leading HMD capabilities.

Laser seekers for PGMs enable precise engagement of targets

Elbit Systems of America's small lightweight Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs) are highly accurate against stationary and high-speed moving targets. Laser seekers and sensors provide increased accuracy and flexibility, while minimizing collateral damage. The company is poised to meet the needs of increased PGM production to satisfy the needs of the U.S. Air Force.

Health monitoring capabilities for pilots

The Canary Pilot Health Monitoring system provides real-time monitoring of pilot vital signs, providing early warning and training for hypoxia and high G-force conditions.

Increased aircraft mission availability and reduced operating cost

The company offers contractor logistic support services and cockpit upgrades for military aircraft platforms. M7 Aerospace LLC, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems of America, is the type certificate owner and original equipment manufacturer for the RC-26B aircraft.

About Elbit Systems of America, LLC

Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets.  With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States.  Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) and (TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.ElbitAmerica.com or follow us on Twitter.

About Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber-based systems. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.

For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems.com or follow us on Twitter.


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This press release contains forward‑looking statements (within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) regarding Elbit Systems Ltd. and/or its subsidiaries (collectively the Company), to the extent such statements do not relate to historical or current fact.  Forward-looking statements are based on management's expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions.  Forward‑looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended.  These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict.  Therefore, actual future results, performance and trends may differ materially from these forward‑looking statements due to a variety of factors, including, without limitation: scope and length of customer contracts; governmental regulations and approvals; changes in governmental budgeting priorities; general market, political and economic conditions in the countries in which the Company operates or sells, including Israel and the United States among others; differences in anticipated and actual program performance, including the ability to perform under long-term fixed-price contracts; and the outcome of legal and/or regulatory proceedings.  The factors listed above are not all-inclusive, and further information is contained in Elbit Systems Ltd.'s latest annual report on Form 20-F, which is on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward‑looking statements speak only as of the date of this release. The Company does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.

Media Contacts:

Greg Caires, +1-682-286-2299, greg.caires@elbitsystems-us.com

Amy Hartley, +1-682-286-2411, amy.hartley@elbitsystems-us.com


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