Elbit Systems of America Enhances its Marketing Organization by Adding Two Key Executives

FORT WORTH, Texas , June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems of America announces the addition of two key executives to its leadership team. BGen (USAF Ret) Steve Roser has joined the company as the Vice President of Marketing. In this role, BGen Roser will be leading Elbit Systems of America overall marketing organization including strategic planning, major customers and campaigns, marketing operations and services, and Government relations. BGen Roser joined Elbit Systems of America following successful positions with Pratt & Whitney and Sanmina-SCI, and a distinguished career with the US Air Force including command of the 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis AFB, CA , command of the 437th Airlift Wing, Charleston AFB, SC and command of the 11th Wing, Bolling AFB, DC .

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Rear Admiral (USN Ret) Mark Milliken has joined the company as the Director for Maritime, Joint and Coalition Solutions. In this role RADM Milliken is responsible for leading campaigns aimed at providing ISR and C4I solutions to our U.S. and partner nations customers. RADM Milliken joined Elbit Systems of America following successful positions with VTS and Raytheon and a distinguished career with the U.S. Navy, with his last position as the head of the Navy International Program Office (IPO).

Raanan Horowitz , Elbit Systems of America's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are extremely pleased to have Steve and Mark join our organization and provide leadership and expertise. Both bring to Elbit Systems of America excellent reputation across both the user and acquisition communities and are a great addition to our team. With Steve and Mark on board we will continue to move forward towards our objective of delivering operationally superior solutions to our customers."

About Elbit Systems of America, LLC

Elbit Systems of America, LLC is a leading global provider of high performance products and system solutions focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation and medical instruments markets. With facilities throughout the United States , Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States . Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT), a global electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications.

About Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of defense-related 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 air vehicle (UAV) systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms and developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications.

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Forward Looking Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements (within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) regarding Elbit Systems Ltd. and/or companies in the Elbit Systems Group, to the extent such statements do not relate to historical or current fact. Forward Looking Statements are based on management's expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions. Forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual future results, performance and trends may differ materially from these forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including, without limitation: scope and length of customer contracts; governmental regulations and approvals; changes in governmental budgeting priorities; general market, political and economic conditions in the countries in which the Elbit Systems Group operates or sells, including Israel and the United States among others; differences in anticipated and actual program performance, including the ability to perform under long-term fixed-price contracts; and the outcome of legal and/or regulatory proceedings. The factors listed above are not all-inclusive, and further information is contained in Elbit Systems Ltd.'s latest annual report on Form 20-F, which is on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release. Elbit Systems does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.

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