Elbit Systems from Israel secures $102 million contract to supply ATMOS artillery systems

Haifa, Israel, April 18, 2023 – Israeli Defense technology company Elbit Systems Ltd. revealed that it has secured a contract valued at around $102 million to provide ATMOS 155mm truck-mounted artillery systems to an unnamed international customer. The contract is set to be executed over the course of eight years.
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Israeli ATMOS 2000 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer. (Picture source Elbit Systems)

As part of the agreement, Elbit Systems will deliver a battalion's worth of ATMOS (Autonomous Truck Mounted Howitzer) 155mm/52 caliber truck-mounted howitzers.

Another triumph unfolds for Israeli firm Elbit Systems as they previously announced, on March 2, 2023, their achievement of two contracts totaling $252 million. These contracts involve the supply of ATMOS artillery systems to Denmark, a European NATO member nation. This marks yet another milestone in the company's ongoing success.

Elbit Systems' ATMOS artillery systems have been successfully deployed by various armed forces around the world. The Azerbaijani Army operates six systems, while the Botswana Defence Force acquired five systems in 2018. The Cameroonian Army has 18 systems in service, and the Philippine Army utilizes 12 systems. In Thailand, the Royal Thai Army employs 24 M758 ATMG systems, and the Royal Thai Marine Corps is equipped with six ATMOS 2000 systems.

Furthermore, the Romanian Army has three ATROM variant prototypes, the Rwandan Defence Force possesses at least one ATMOS 2000 system, and the UPDF Land Forces of Uganda operate six systems. Lastly, the Zambian Army has also incorporated six systems into its artillery capabilities.

The ATMOS modular artillery system is a battle-tested, wheeled Howitzer solution capable of firing all NATO-certified 155mm projectiles. With a standard projectile range of over 40km, it can also achieve extended distances using Rocket-Assisted Projectiles (RAP). The system is designed for quick deployment and operation, ensuring versatile fire support for a variety of missions.

The Israeli ATMOS artillery system, developed by Elbit Systems, is a state-of-the-art, truck-mounted howitzer designed for rapid deployment and operation. The ATMOS (Autonomous Truck Mounted Howitzer System) is a modular, 155mm/52 caliber artillery piece capable of firing all NATO-certified 155mm projectiles. With an effective range of over 40km using standard projectiles, the system can achieve even greater distances when employing Rocket-Assisted Projectiles (RAP).

The ATMOS system's key strength lies in its flexibility, enabling swift deployment and support for a wide range of military missions. Its combat-proven performance has garnered global recognition, resulting in the adoption of the system by various armed forces around the world.