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Elbit Systems awarded contract to supply Brazil with Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems announced that it was awarded a contract by the Brazilian Air Force, or FAB, for the supply of a Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft System, or UAS. The Hermes 900, which will be equipped with a new and advanced intelligence gathering system considered as a breakthrough operational solution, will be operated by FAB in combined missions with the Hermes 450 fleet, already in operational use. Both UAS will carry safety and security missions in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Games. The contract is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, and the Hermes 900 will be supplied within two months.