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Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia

TEL AVIV, May 26 (Reuters) - Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country in south Asia.

The contract with the unidentified country will be carried out over three years.

The radios will include several configurations for integration onboard a range of armoured fighting vehicles and tanks, Elbit said.

"We believe that there is a significant growth potential for our communications and command and control solutions as armed forces increasingly seek to build up their networked warfare capabilities," Elbit CEO Bezhalel Machlis said. (Reporting by Tova Cohen Editing by Steven Scheer)