|Last Updated:||January 1, 2011|
|Subordinate To:||N/A, Elbit Systems Ltd. is a private firm|
|Size:||Approximately 10,880 employees |
Founded in 1967, Elbit Systems Ltd. is a private electronics defense contractor that manufactures precision guidance systems for cruise missiles.  The Whizzard family of modular guidance kits fits missiles with an Imaging Infrared seeker (OPHER), a Laser-Seeker (LIZARD), or GPS. 
 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.
 "Introduction," Elbit Systems Ltd., 22 March 2010, www.elbitsystems.com.
 "Whizzard Family," Elbit Systems Ltd., 22 March 2010, www.elbitsystems.com.