Elbit Systems of America (Elbit America) is establishing a new, 135,000-square-foot facility to be located at Crosspoint at Palmetto Commerce Park in Charleston, South Carolina. The facility will house the company’s Ground Combat Vehicle Assembly and Integration Center of Excellence, allowing the company a greater capacity to support its customers. We are breaking ground on the new facility and celebrating with key partners from the local & state communities, representatives from our parent company Elbit Systems, Ltd., as well as some of our international customers.
Elbit America’s Ground Combat Vehicle Assembly and Integration Center of Excellence is expected to bring hundreds of new jobs to the area and a projected $380 million economic impact to the region.
WHO: Elbit Systems of America and partners
WHAT: Groundbreaking celebration of Elbit Systems of America’s Ground Combat Vehicle Assembly and Integration Center of Excellence
WHEN: April 6 at 8:30 a.m. Official program begins at 8:45 a.m. and runs until 10 a.m.
WHERE: 9015 Sightline Drive, North Charleston, SC (map in attachments; parking attendant will be on site)
WHY: Recognition of the first milestone in the establishment of Elbit Systems of America’s Ground Combat Vehicle Assembly and Integration Center of Excellence. The facility is the company’s first expansion into South Carolina and will support contracts awarded to Elbit Systems of America by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) for the supply of automatic self-propelled howitzer gun systems to the Israeli Defense Forces.
ABOUT ELBIT SYSTEMS OF AMERICA:
Elbit Systems of America, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a leading provider of high-performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, law enforcement, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the U.S., 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 and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.ElbitAmerica.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.