FORT WORTH, TEXAS (November 28, 2016) – Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced that Gen Duncan J. McNabb, USAF, retired, will join Elbit Systems of America’s Board of Directors effective immediately.

McNabb is the former Commander of the U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois responsible for all global air, land, and sea transportation for the Department of Defense. He also served as the Vice Chief of Staff for the United States Air Force. A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, McNabb has held command and staff positions at squadron, group, wing, major command, and Department of Defense levels. McNabb also served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

“It is an honor to serve on Elbit Systems of America’s Board of Directors,” commented McNabb. “The company has a long, well-established history of providing our military with advanced solutions for a decisive edge in today’s battles to defend democracy and protect our great nation.”

McNabb joins six other Outside Directors led by Gen Robert (Bob) Magnus, USMC retired and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Magnus has a distinguished military career spanning over 30 years and has served on the Elbit Systems of America Board of Directors since 2009.

Additional Outside Directors include the Hon. Stephen Cambone, a former first Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (member since 2015); Robert Johnson, former CEO of Dubai Aerospace and former President and CEO of Aerospace of Honeywell International (member since 2014); LTG Jay Garner, U.S. Army retired (member since 2012); LTG Ronald Hite, U.S. Army retired (member since 2008); and the Hon. Joe Reeder, who formerly served as the U.S. Army’s 14th Under Secretary (member since 2006).

“It is our pleasure to welcome Gen. McNabb to our Board of Directors,” commented Elbit Systems of America’s President and Chief Executive Officer Raanan Horowitz. “With his extensive military background and business acumen, he will be a strong addition to our boardroom.”

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