9 April, 2014
Elbit Systems and Dassault Aviation Awarded the 2014 Trophy for the Most Dynamic Partnership between France and Israel
Elbit Systems President and CEO, Mr. Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis and Dassault Aviation CEO and Chairman, Mr. Eric Trappier were awarded the “2014 Trophy for the Most Dynamic Partnership between France and Israel” for their joint contribution to the enhancement of good relations between the two countries.
Elbit Systems developed a unique Head-Up-Display system, including an Enhanced Flight Vision System (ClearVision™ EFVS), a Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and a Combined Vision System (CVS), which will enhance the ability of pilots of Dassault Falcon business jets to land safely even in low-visibility conditions. The system has been selected recently by Dassault for its new aircraft – the Falcon 5X.
Mr. Andre Maarek, Vice President of CCFI awarded the Trophy to Messrs. Machlis and Trappier during the annual dinner held by the CCFI (Franco-Israeli Chamber of Commerce), which awards leading Israeli and French entities for their contribution to the enhancement of cooperation between France and Israel.
The event was attended by France’s Foreign Minister and former Prime Minister Mr. Laurent Fabius, France's Ambassador to Israel the Honorable Patrick Maisonnave, Zvi Tal, Isarel’s no. 2 diplomat in France and Elbit Systems and Dassault Aviation management.
Photo caption (from left to right):
France’s Foreign Minister and former Prime Minister Mr. Laurent Fabius, Elbit Systems President and CEO, Mr. Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis and Dassault Aviation CEO and Chairman, Mr. Eric Trappier.
About Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of 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 aircraft systems ("UAS"), advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence ("SIGINT") systems, data links and communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.
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About Dassault Aviation
With more than 8,000 military and civilian aircraft delivered in 83 countries for 60 years and representing more than 28 million flight hours, Dassault Aviation has expertise and a recognized experience in the design, development, the sale and support of all types of aircraft, from the Rafale combat aircraft to the family of business jets Falcon through military drones. The company employs a workforce of over 11,600 and has assembly and production plants in both France and the United States and service facilities around the globe. Since the rollout of the first Falcon 20 in 1963, over 2,250 Falcon jets have been delivered. The family of Falcon jets currently in production includes the tri-jets - the Falcon 900LX and the 7X - as well as the twin-engine 2000LXS and Falcon 2000S.
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