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AFP awards $35 million contract to Israeli firm Elbit

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Thursday, August 15th, 2013

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The Australian Federal Police has awarded a $35 million contract to Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd for an advanced information management system.

The company is a subsidiary of the Israeli firm Elbit Systems Ltd based in Haifa.

President and CEO of Elbit  Bezhalel [Butzi] Machlis told media: “Australia is a very significant market for Elbit and we are extremely proud to be selected by the AFP to supply these unique capabilities. Considered among the world’s most advanced and modern police forces, the AFP’s selection reflects the quality and maturity of our intelligence and analysis capabilities.”

Machlis said that Elbit is a world leader in providing solutions for law enforcement agencies.

Shlomo Weizer, ELSA’s Managing Director commented: “We are extremely proud to be selected by the Australian Federal Police to supply these unique capabilities. Considered among the world’s most advanced and modern police forces, the AFP’s selection reflects the quality and maturity of our Intelligence and Analysis capabilities, in which we are a world leader, with proven solutions highly suitable for law enforcement agencies. We hope that other law enforcement agencies will follow in selecting our highly advanced and cutting edge capabilities in the field of law enforcement information management as their preferred solution.”