29 Maret 2014
Elbit Systems Athos 155mm howitzer (photo : behance)
MANILA, Philippines -- Elbit Systems Land and C41, a defense material manufacturer based in Israel, won the bid to supply the Army more than P368 million worth of artillery, a source privy to the bidding said.
“Elbit offers P368,837,332 for 12 pieces of 155 Howitzer canons with accessories and ammunition,” beating Bosnian firm BNT, the source said.
The second conference that concluded with the choosing of the winning bid was held in Camp Aguinaldo.
The defense department’s Bids and Awards Committee for the project is led by Assistant Secretary Efren Fernandez.
Elbit offered its Athos howitzer system.
Bids for the contract were opened on December 5 last year, following a pre-bid conference on November 22.