Elbit Systems won contract to supply CARDOM 81 mm autonomous recoil mortar for Spanish Army 3110113
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|Monday, October 31, 2011, 10:06 AM|
|Elbit Systems won contract to supply CARDOM 81 mm autonomous recoil mortar for Spanish Army.|
Haifa, Israel, October 31, 2011 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE:ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it has won contract to supply mortars to the Spanish Army. The project, valued at $8.5 million, will be implemented over a 12-month period.
Video CARDOM 81mm 120mm autonomous recoil mortar system
The Spanish Army's decision to equip its forces with mortars provided by Elbit Systems was made after a series of successful tests in both Spain and in Israel.
Elbit Systems will be the lead contractor for the project, which will include the installation of CARDOM autonomous recoil 81mm mortars mounted on the back of VAMTAC 4x4 vehicles produced in Spain by UROVESA. The Spanish companies GMV and Spain's General Dynamics Santa Barbara, will also participate in the project.
URO VAMTAC 4x4 light wheeled tactical vehicle