JERUSALEM, Dec 25 (Reuters) - Israel’s two largest defence contractors said on Thursday they had won a joint $141 million contract to supply the Turkish Air Force with combined airborne imagery intelligence systems.
Elbit’s share will be $87 million, while IAI will receive $54 million, the companies said in a statement.
The project's prime contractor will be Turkish military electronics manufacturer Aselsan ASELS.IS.
Deliveries will be made over a four-year period and will be done by Elbit Systems Electo-Optics and IAI unit Elta Systems.
The contract will become effective when Elbit Systems Electro-Optics and Elta have completed the process for providing performance bonds for the project, which should take place in the comings weeks, the companies said.
Reporting by Steven Scheer; Editing by Andrew Callus
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