ANN ARBOR, Michigan, September 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arotech Corporation (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced today that it intends to offer shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. All of the shares in the offering are to be sold by Arotech. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the final size or terms of the offering. In connection with the offering, B. Riley & Co., LLC is acting as sole book-running manager. Arotech expects to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include increasing its working capital, reducing its bank line of credit, funding research, development and product manufacturing, acquisitions or investments in businesses, products or technologies that are complementary to its own, and capital expenditures. A shelf registration statement (No. 333-190808) relating to the shares of common stock to be issued in the proposed offering was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and is effective. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC's website located at http://www.sec.gov. Electronic copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement, when available, may be obtained by contacting the Compliance Department, B. Riley & Co., LLC, 11100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 800, Los Angeles, California 90025 at (888) 295-0155 and at firstname.lastname@example.org. Before you invest, you should read the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus in the registration statement and other documents Arotech has filed or will file with the SEC for more complete information about Arotech and the offering. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, these securities, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale is not permitted.