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Israel's Elbit Systems wins $50 mln Portuguese Air Force deal

JERUSALEM, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems Ltd said on Thursday it won a contract worth $50 million to supply the Portuguese Air Force with an electronics warfare system for the new KC-390 aircraft.

The contract will be performed over a five year period.

Under the deal, Elbit will supply a system that includes radar, laser and missile warnings for the KC-390 multi-mission aircraft.

Reporting by Steven Scheer Editing by Jeffrey Heller

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