Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded two contracts with an aggregate value of $252 million to supply artillery rocket systems to a European NATO member country.
Under the first contract in an amount of $119 million, Elbit Systems will supply a battalion’s worth of ATMOS (Autonomous Truck Mounted Howitzer) 155mm/52 caliber truck-mounted howitzers systems. The contract will be performed over a period of two years.
Under the second contract in an amount of $133 million, Elbit Systems will provide two batteries worth of PULS™ artillery rocket-launcher systems including a package of rockets and missiles. The contract will be performed over a period of three years.
The ATMOS modular artillery system is a combat proven wheeled Howitzer solution, capable of firing all NATO-certified 155mm projectiles that has an effective range of over 40km with standard projectiles and offers extended range with Rocket-Assisted Projectiles (RAP). The ATMOS is designed for rapid deployment and operation enabling provision of fire support for a broad range of missions.
Elbit Systems’ PULS launcher supports firing both free-flying rockets and precision guided rockets and missiles ranged form 12km and up to 300km. The PULS launcher is fully adaptable to existing wheeled and tracked platforms, enabling a significant reduction in maintenance and training costs.