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New York, Geneva (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Africa / Middle East) Oct 23, 2011

Elbit Systems Elbit Systems Awarded a USD15 Million Contract to Supply a National Government Agency in Asia With Wise Intelligence Technology System (WiT(TM)). Elbit Systems, announced today that it was awarded a USD15 million contract to supply an Asian National Government Agency with the Wise Intelligence Technology (WiTTM) system. The system will be supplied within 18 months. A highly advanced end-to-end solution, WiT* supports every stage of the intelligence and investigation process, including the collection of the data from multiple sources, databases and sensors, processing of the information, supporting intelligence personnel in the analysis and evaluation of the information and disseminating the intelligence to the intended recipient. Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, Elbit Systems Land and C4I General Manager, noted: "We are proud to be selected to perform this sophisticated project, based on a system which is one of the few solutions to be field-proven, fully operational and customizable. The new award follows other highly advanced data management systems developed by Elbit Systems, including the Digital Army Program and other various information management systems and we hope that additional customers will follow in selecting our IT systems as their preferred solution." Oct 17, 2011

Israel Aerospace Industries Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has become the latest company to offer an unmanned helicopter for combat resupply and medevac missions. Avi Bleser, marketing director of IAI's Malat UAS division, said that although tests of the automated flight control system have so far been performed on a Bell 212, the system is platform neutral...

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