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Elbit
Elbit Systems Ltd.

Elbit is a multinational military technology company and defense contractor, headquartered in Haifa (Israel). It was founded in 1966 by Elron Electronics Industries (Elron) as Elbit Computers Ltd., to develop computers for the Israeli Army. Elbit is now the primary provider of land-based equipment and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to the Israeli Army. It has subsidaries around the world, including in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Romania and Brazil [1].



Elbit devices on this website
TCU-7000 controller and message encryptor for HRM-7000 (HF-7000)
Divisions
  • C4I and Cyber
  • ISTAR
  • Aerospace
  • Land
  • America
  • EW and SIGINT - Elisra
Subsidaries
  • A-E Electronics S.A. (Romania)
  • AEL Systemas S.A.
  • Cyberbit
  • Elbit Systems of America (ESA) (USA) 1
  • Elbit Systeme S.A. (Romania)
  • Elbit Systems Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
  • Elbit Systems Sweden (Sweden)
  • Elbit Systems UK (UK)
  • Elisra Electronics Systems Ltd. (Israel)
  • Elisra Electronics Systems Ltd. (Romania)
  • Elite KL (UK)
  • Elmet International SRL (Romania)
  • Ferranti Technologies
  • Silver Arrow
  • Simultec SRL (Romania)
  • Tadiran (Israel) → merged
  • Universal Avionics Systems Corporation (UASC) (USA) 1
  1. Independent fr parent company through proxy board [1].
  2. Together with Universal Avionics (USA).

Joint ventures
  • UAV Tactical Systems Ltd (with Thales Group)
  • Affinity Flying Services (with Kellog, Brown and Root)
Events
  • 1966
    Founded by Elron Electronics Industries
  • 1978
    Tel Aviv Stock Exchange
    ANAT minicomputer (cooperation with Nixdorf)
  • 1982
    Name changed to Elbit Ltd.
  • 1995
    Acquisition of Alvis UAV Engines Limited (UK)
  • 1996
    Split in Elbit Medical Imaging, Elbit Systems and Elbit
  • 1999
    Elbit Medcial Imaging activities acquired by General Electric
  • 2000
    Elbit Systems merged with El-Op
  • 2001
    Acquisition of Aeroeletronica (Brazil)
  • 2002
    Elbit merged into Elron
  • 2004
    Elron sells its interest in Elbit Systems
    Elbit Systems UK founded (UK)
    Acquisition of Telefunken Racoms (Germany)
  • 2005
    Acquisition of Elisra,
    Aircraft System Division of Israel Military Industries,
    Mikal Ltd.
  • 2006
    Acquisition (20%) of Chip PC Technologies
  • 2007
    Acquisition of Ferranti Technologies (UK)
    Acquisition of Tadiran (Israel)
  • 2008
    Acquisition of Tadiran Electronic Systems
    Acquisition of Tadiran Spectralink
    Merger with Tadiran Communications [2]
  • 2011
    Acquisition of Ares Aerospecial e Defensa (Brazil)
    Acquisition of Periscopio Equipamentos Optronicos (Brazil)
  • 2016
    Foundation of Everysight (smart glasses)
  • 2018
    Acquisition of IMI Systems
    Acquisition of Universal Avionics Systems Corporation (UASC) (USA)
  • 2019
    Acquisition of night vision business of Harris Corporation (USA)
  • 2020
    Telefunken Racoms renamed Elbit Systems Deutschland
  • 2021
    Elbit Systems Sweden founded
  • 2022
    18,407 employees, mostly in Israel (3,675 in USA)
    Sale of Ferranti Systems Ltd.
  • 2024
    Sale of Elite KL (UK)
References
  1. Wikipedia, Elbit Systems
    Visited 8 July 2024

  2. Wikipedia, Tadiran
    Visited 8 July 2024

  3. Elbit Systems website
    Visited 8 July 2024

  4. Elbit Systems Deutschland, Next is Now
    Visited 8 July 2024
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