Elbit Systems Awarded a Follow-On Contract to Supply Hermes™ 900 Unmanned Aircraft Systems to the Brazilian Air Force

Haifa, Israel, January 5, 2022 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT, TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems” or the “Company”) announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary, AEL Sistemas S.A. (“AEL”), was awarded a contract to supply additional HermesTM 900 UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) to the Brazilian Air Force (Força Aérea Brasileira “FAB”). The contract is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems and will be performed over a period of 16 months.

Under the contract, the Company will supply its Hermes 900 UAS and spare parts. Over the past decade, the FAB has been operating a mixed fleet of Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 and Hermes 450 UAS to perform a range of missions including Homeland Security and deforestation monitoring operations in the Amazons. The Hermes 900 UAS has been selected to date by 12 countries, attesting to its competitive edge combining technological sophistication, reliability, open architecture and a solid growth path.

Yoram Shmuely, General Manager of Elbit Systems’ Aerospace, commented: “We are proud to be an integral part of the FAB UAS fleet’s growth roadmap. We are pleased by the growing customer base of the Hermes family of UAS users around the globe.”

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, cyber-based systems and munitions. 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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