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Wed, 30 Aug 2017

Elbit Systems Wins $93 Million Contract to Upgrade F-5 Cockpits for APAC Country

Elbit Systems has won a contract, valued at approximately $93 million, to upgrade the F-5 aircraft fleet of an undisclosed country in Asia Pacific.

Under the upgrade contract, Elbit Systems will supply the F-5 with Head-Up Displays (HUDs), an advanced cockpit, radars, weapon delivery and navigation systems, as well as DASH IV Head Mounted Systems.

F5 cockpit following a system upgrade by Elbit Systems. Click to enlarge.

The contract will be performed over a three-year period.

Yoram Shmuely, Elbit Systems Aerospace Division's General Manager, said, We are proud to have been selected to perform this upgrade program, building on our vast know-how and experience in F-5 modernization projects. We have witnessed a growing demand for similar upgrades, and we trust that further customers will follow, benefiting from a mature aircraft upgraded with the most advanced technology in the market.

Elbit Systems has performed various F-5 upgrades in the past and has supplied mission computers, advanced glass cockpits featuring 3-color displays and operational capabilities, as well as the DASH IV, weapon delivery and navigation systems, Electronic Warfare (EW) suites, radars, flight simulators, spares and ground support equipment.  

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