FORT WORTH, Texas, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
M7 Aerospace LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems of America LLC, will be working with BAE Systems to provide Contract Logistics Support (CLS) for the T-34, T-44 and T-6 aircraft under a contract awarded to BAE Systems by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). Under its NAVAIR contract, BAE Systems awarded M7 a subcontract of approximately $50 million to be performed over a five-year period.
"We are pleased to team with BAE Systems for this opportunity and to serve the United States Chief of Naval Air Training," commented Raanan Horowitz, President and CEO of Elbit Systems of America. "At Elbit Systems of America, our mission is to develop innovative solutions that protect and save our warfighters' lives. With this opportunity we are providing mission capable, safe-for-flight aircraft for our nation's warriors as they train for the future."
M7 Aerospace will provide CLS on the T-34 aircraft assigned to Satellite sites, T-34/44/6 Organizational and Intermediate level maintenance, Supply Chain Management and Engineering Services. The work will support training at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas, Naval Air Station Pensacola and Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Florida.About Elbit Systems of America, LLC Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products and system solutions focusing on the commercial aviation, defense, homeland security, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT), a global electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: http://www.elbitsystems-us.com. About Elbit Systems