January 8, 2017 / 7:39 AM / in 7 months

Elbit System wins Brazilian army contract worth $100 million

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli defense electronics firm Elbit Systems Ltd (ESLT.TA) said on Sunday its Brazilian subsidiary Ares won a contract worth about $100 million to supply remote controlled weapon

stations to the Brazilian army.

The weapons stations, named REMAX, will be supplied over a five-year period and an initial production order, valued at approximately $7.5 million, has been received, Elbit (ESLT.O) said.

Chief Executive Bezhalel Machlis said there has been growing demand across the world for the remote controlled weapon

stations.

Reporting by Ari Rabinovitch

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