from the May 2007 issue

ALD to provide software for the Sukhoi Superjet 100

Advanced Logistics Development Ltd. (ALD) (TASE: ALD) has won a $5 million tender to install safety and fault identification and prevention software for the Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional airliner.

The Superjet 100 program is estimated at hundreds of millions of dollars. The plane will carry up to 100 passengers. 400 planes have already been sold, and 1,800 will reportedly be sold to European airlines. Deliveries are due to begin in 2008.

ALD's R&D center is in Tel Aviv, with sales offices in the US, UK, France and Italy. The company recently won a NASA project to analyze and prevent faults in the Space Shuttle.

The company is also participating in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, headed by Lockheed Martin Co. (NYSE:LMT). Other customers include Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA), Airbus, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI), the IDF and Israel's nuclear center in Dimona.

Reprinted from the Israel High-Tech & Investment Report May 2007

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