Arotech Receives Over $9 Million in Orders for Davids and Aircraft Armor
Orders Include an Option for Another $6 Million in Vehicles
ANN ARBOR, MI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 06/13/11 -- Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ARTX) announced today that its Armor Division has received orders valued at more than $9 million for a new variant of the David vehicles and for armor for various aircraft. The $9 million in new orders are in addition to the previously reported backlog of $106.5 million.
The order for the David variant includes an option which, if exercised, would increase the order by a further $6 million.
"This is another major order for MDT," said Robert Ehrlich, Arotech's Chairman and CEO. "The David has proven itself both in battlefield operations and as a strong product line for the Armor Group."
About Arotech's Armor Division
Arotech's Armor Division is an innovative leader in lightweight armoring for vehicles, aircraft and their operators. The Armor Division has years of battlefield and commercial protection experience and has provided life saving protection under the most extreme conditions.
About Arotech Corporation
Arotech Corporation is a leading provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets. Arotech provides multimedia interactive simulators/trainers, lightweight armoring and advanced zinc-air and lithium batteries and chargers. Arotech operates through three major business divisions: Armor, Training and Simulation, and Batteries and Power Systems.
Arotech is incorporated in Delaware, with corporate offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan and research, development and production subsidiaries in Alabama, Michigan and Israel.
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