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Elbit Systems Ltd.
Advanced Technology Center
P.O.B 539, Haifa 31053
Israel

Tel: 972-4-8316663
Fax: 972-4-8316944
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Elbit Systems To Supply UAV Systems To The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Valued At Approximately $30 Million
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Order includes additional Hermes® 450 systems as well as upgrade of existing systems

Haifa, Israel, November 12, 2007 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) received a new UAV order for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). The order, valued at approximately $30 million, includes the development, manufacture and supply of new and improved UAV systems, as well as the upgrade of existing UAV systems, designed to enhance and expand the IDF's existing UAV platform. Development and supply is scheduled to take place over a period that exceeds three years.

The Hermes® 450 is an original development of Elbit Systems, and the IDF has been operating UAVs based on this platform for several years . During the recent war in Lebanon its UAVs flew many combat sorties proving their efficiency in performing their missions by providing effective operational results and achieving their goal - the supply of necessary, visual intelligence to the ground forces.

The Hermes® 450 UAVs are operated by various military forces worldwide and are deployed in battlefields such as Iraq and Afghanistan to the full satisfaction of the customers. Haim Kellerman, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Elbit Systems UAV Division said: "We are proud to receive IDF's renewed order, attesting to the long-standing quality and operational abilities of the Hermes® 450. We regard the IDF as our central customer and the cornerstone of our increased success among the Hermes® 450’s users worldwide. The accumulated operational experience and feedback we receive from the IDF are important elements in the success of the Hermes® 450 around the globe. The Hermes® 450 unique features constitute a solid basis for the entire Hermes® UAV family. I have no doubt that the Hermes® 900, which will undergo flight tests in the coming months, will enjoy similar success."

Elbit Systems’ UAV family has accumulated tens of thousands of operational flight hours in Israel and other countries worldwide. The various UAVs designed to meet a range of requirement include the Hermes® 1500, Hermes® 450 – chosen to lead the British Armed Forces prestigious WATCHKEEPER program, Hermes® 900 - incorporating all features of Hermes® 450 and more - longer flight duration, larger payload configurations and ability to operate under extreme weather conditions, and Hermes® 180 – the smallest UAV in the Hermes family.

About Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of defense-related programs throughout the world. The Elbit Systems Group, which includes the company and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), unmanned air vehicle (UAV) systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios. The Group also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms and developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications.

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Joseph Gaspar, Corporate VP & CFO
Dalia Rosen, Director of Corporate Communications
Elbit Systems Ltd
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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 COMPANIES IN THE ELBIT SYSTEMS GROUP, 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 ELBIT SYSTEMS GROUP 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. ELBIT SYSTEMS DOES NOT UNDERTAKE TO UPDATE ITS FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS.


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