ELTA Names MACOM Strategic Partner for Commercial Aerospace and Defense Systems

LOWELL, Mass., July 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, today announced that it has been named by ELTA Systems Ltd. (ELTA) as a strategic partner for the development of next generation military and commercial aerospace and defense systems.

MACOM will supply ELTA with market-leading semiconductor technology that will enable considerable improvements in the performance of integrated intelligence systems used in modern battlefield applications.

"ELTA is always looking to utilize the industry's best technology and to partner with the industry's top companies, and MACOM fits that mold," said Ilan Amrani, R&D and Engineering Group Leader, Integrated MicroWave Sys Division, ELTA. "MACOM's deep system understanding, along with their rich heritage in military and commercial A&D applications, provides us with leading-edge technology that support the evolving modern battlefield requirements."

"MACOM has a long and successful history of working in the international defense industry and we are pleased to be working closely with ELTA," said John Croteau, President and CEO of MACOM. "We are very proud of the technical intimacy we've shared with ELTA over the years, and we look forward to bringing our innovative technologies to practice and being part of the changing Aerospace and Defense landscape."

ABOUT MACOM

M/A-COM Technology Solutions (www.macomtech.com) is a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products that enable next-generation Internet and modern battlefield applications. Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including CATV, wireless and optical communications infrastructure, satellite, radar, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. A pillar of the RF and microwave industry, we thrive on more than 60 years of solving our customers' most complex problems.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

MACOM, M/A-COM, M/A-COM Technology Solutions, M/A-COM Tech, The First Name in Microwave and related logos are trademarks of MACOM. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

ABOUT ELTA SYSTEMS LTD.

ELTA Systems Ltd., a group and subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries, is one of Israel's leading defense electronics companies and a global leader in its area of expertise.

ELTA operates as a Defense Systems House, focused on electromagnetic sensors (Radar, Electronic Warfare and Communication) and integrated solutions.

CONTACT: FOR SALES INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: North Americas -- Phone: 800.366.2266 Europe -- Phone: +353.21.244.6400 India -- Phone: +91.80.43537383 China -- Phone: +86.21.2407.1588 MEDIA CONTACT: Husrav Billimoria M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. 978-656-2896 Husrav.Billimoria@macomtech.com

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