Elbit Systems Ltd.

View All Israel Facilities

Last Updated: January 1, 2011
Other Name: N/A
Location: Haifa, Israel
Subordinate To: N/A, Elbit Systems Ltd. is a private firm
Size: Approximately 10,880 employees [1]
Facility Status: Operational

Founded in 1967, Elbit Systems Ltd. is a private electronics defense contractor that manufactures precision guidance systems for cruise missiles. [2] The Whizzard family of modular guidance kits fits missiles with an Imaging Infrared seeker (OPHER), a Laser-Seeker (LIZARD), or GPS. [3]

Sources:
[1] Susan T. Jackson and the SIPRI Arms Industry Network, "The SIPRI Top 100 Arms-Producing Companies, 2008," Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, 26 May 2010, www.sipri.org.
[2] "Introduction," Elbit Systems Ltd., 22 March 2010, www.elbitsystems.com.
[3] "Whizzard Family," Elbit Systems Ltd., 22 March 2010, www.elbitsystems.com.

Country Profile
Flag of Israel
Israel

This article provides an overview of Israel's historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.

Learn More →

This material is produced independently for NTI by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of and has not been independently verified by NTI or its directors, officers, employees, or agents. Copyright 2017.