Elbit Systems Ltd.

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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]

[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.

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