February 24, 2009, Updated September 24, 2012

Elbit Systems acquires Shiron Satellite Communications for $16mDefense company Elbit Systems has acquired Shiron Satellite Communications for $16 million. Shiron’s solutions are suited for the interactive multimedia broadband satellite market; its InterSKY satellite communications system provides broadband satellite services to remote locations. Elbit Systems is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of defense-related programs throughout the world. Shiron’s commercial technology is anticipated to be synergetic to the communication technology implemented in military systems and products developed by Elbit subsidiary Elbit Systems Land and C4I-Tadiran (ESLC-T).

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