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Elbit Systems Awarded the 2016 Excellence and Leadership Award by the Israel- Korea Chamber of Commerce

01 January 2017

Elbit Systems and Samsung Israel were awarded the 2016 Excellence and Leadership Award by the Israel- Korea Chamber of Commerce (IKCC). The Award was granted to two companies, Korean and Israeli, for their efforts to strengthen business and cultural ties between the two countries.

The IKCC election committee commended the overall contribution of Elbit Systems to the bi-lateral trade, its proactive involvement in promoting innovation and research projects with counterparts in Korea and its continuous efforts to support endeavors benefiting both countries.

Ran Kril, Executive Vice President International Marketing & Business Development at Elbit Systems said: We are proud to have won the 2016 Excellence and Leadership Award of the Israel-Korea Chamber of Commerce. Elbit Systems is committed to the continued strong relationship between Israel and Korea and particularly to the cooperation with Korean defense industries, for both local and international markets. Elbit Systems views Asia-Pacific and particularly Korea as a growth market with immense potential .

Examples of projects performed by Elbit Systems in Korea include: the Korean Air Force C-130 transport aircraft upgrade, supply of advanced helmet mounted systems and electro-optic systems and a cooperation agreement recently signed between Cyberbit, an Elbit Systems subsidiary, and Samsung SDS, to provide Cyberbits ScadaShield system to protect Samsung SDS clients critical networks.

Photo: Ran Kril, Executive Vice President, International Marketing & Business Development accepting the Excellence and Leadership Award from Adv. Ami h. Orkaby, president of the Israel-Korea Chamber of Commerce, H.E Mr. Lee Gun Tae ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Israel and MK Robert Ilatov, Chairperson of the Israel- Korea Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group.

.About Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber-based systems. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.

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