Last Update October 11, 2016


  • Aircraft, Helicopter, UAV, Spacecraft & related equipment
  • C4I, Communication Systems
  • Counter-measures, Electronic Warfare and Decoys
  • Maintenance Repair Overhaul and Logistics Support
  • Military, Tactical, Logistic Support Vehicles & related equipment
  • Radar, Sonar, Navigation, Targeting, Surveillance
  • Services (R&D, training, engineering, consultancy, …)
  • Ships, Vessels, Submarines & related equipment
  • Weapons & Ammunition

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is a globally recognized leader in the development and production of systems for the defense and commercial markets. IAI offers unique solutions for a broad spectrum of requirements in space, air, land, sea and cyber. IAI is the largest government owned defense and aerospace company in Israel. Over the past 60 years IAI delivered, supplied and supported advanced systems for the Israeli Ministry of Defense as well as many demanding customers worldwide. 

As a national center of excellence for advanced technological fields IAI maintains extensive research and development (R&D), engineering, manufacturing and testing capabilities to develop, produce and support complete systems, from the component, sensor and sub system to large scale integrated systems, support systems of expertise. This capability is also reflected by the company's manpower - IAI is the largest employer of engineers in Israel; R&D makes about a quarter of the company's annual budget. 

IAI strives to be a world leader in all of its main areas of activity.

  • Satellites and Space Systems
  • Defense Systems, Missiles and Loitering Weapons
  • Special Mission and Early Warning Aircrafts
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
  • Radar and Electronic Intelligence
  • Passengers to Freighter Aircraft Conversions
  • Command and Control Strategic Systems
  • Cyber Solutions
  • Robotics



IAI's Bedek Aviation group provides under one roof the best-value, comprehensive maintenance services for aircraft, engines and components, including heavy maintenance, modifications, upgrades, conversions and development programs, all at minimum down time.

ELTA Systems Ltd., a group and subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries, is one of Israel’s leading defense electronics companies and a global leader in the field of Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR), Early Warning and Control, Homeland Security (HLS), Self-Protection and Self-Defense, and Fire Control applications.

The Group offers an impressive array of products and services related to the maintenance, upgrade and manufacture of a wide variety of combat aircraft, unmanned air vehicle systems (UAVs) and helicopters. Capabilities also incorporate complete upgrades, modifications and enhancements for structures, systems, radars, weapon systems and more.

The Commercial Aircraft Group (CAG) boasts the full spectrum of technologies and capabilities for the design, integration, testing, certification, manufacture, marketing and product support of business jet aircraft, advanced aerostructure assemblies, and aerostructure detail parts. CAG comprises four divisions: Business Jets, Aero-Assemblies, Production Technologies, and Ramta.

The Engineering and Development Group has the full spectrum of technologies, capabilities and expertise for design, integration, test, certification & support for manufacturing of commercial aircraft, UAV, military platforms & aerostructure assemblies.

The Systems Missiles and Space Group initiates, designs, develops and delivers a variety of solutions, systems and products in the area of Missile Systems, Space and Information Technology. The group offers integrated solutions and systems to all branches of the Defense Forces in Israel and abroad and is also active in the commercial sector, offering satellites for communications and remote sensing.

MHT specializes in the development and production of comprehensive publications supporting the full range of IAI products and systems for our clients, both domestic and international. These publications cover a wide range of air, land, sea, and space applications, written to the highest professional standards

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Military Aircraft and Helicopter Maintenance and Upgrade

  • Military Aircraft Upgrades
  • One-Stop Center for C-130
  • Special Mission Aircraft Conversion Programs
  • Helicopter Upgrades
  • Build to Print/Build to Specification
  • International Programs
  • Training Solutions and Systems
  • Operational Support, Products, and Services
  • Helicopter Maintenance and Refurbishment
  • Airborne Radars
  • SIGINT and Comms
  • EW and Self Protection
  • Tactical Mid-Air Collision Avoidance
  • Defense, Self Protection, and Communications
  • Manufacture of A/C and Engine Parts
  • MPDS - Mission Planning and Debriefing System
  • Telemetry and Airborne Instrumentation Equipment
  • Electro-Optical Payloads
  • Inertial Systems
  • MapOne - Toolkit for GIS Application Developments
  • Crashworthy Seats
  • Fixed Wing - Crashworthy Seats
  • Military and Regional Products

Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul of Civil Aircraft

IAI provides under one roof the best-value, comprehensive maintenance services for aircraft, engines and components, including heavy maintenance, modifications, upgrades, conversions and development programs, all at minimum down time.

IAI extensive, modern facilities provide the full spectrum of maintenance and overhaul services, handling both wide- and narrow-body aircraft. IAI handles more than 550 engines every year, from disassembly to test bench. In a complex of modern shops our experienced teams maintain and service 40,000 components a year: hydraulic and fuel components... gearboxes... landing gears... and avionics equipment.

  • Aircraft MRO Services
  • Passenger to Cargo Conversions
  • Engine MRO Services
  • APU Maintenance
  • Landing Gear Maintenance
  • Components Maintenance
  • Flight control and actuation systems
  • Parts Manufacture
  • Fixed Wing Crashworthy Seats
  • Wind Tunnels Center

Space Systems

As Israel's primary space systems integrator, IAI's Systems, Missiles, & Space Group integrates all the engineering capabilities required for satellite development, up to full satellite integration, testing and operation, including launching, mission control center, tracking and multi-satellite remote stations.

  • Communications Satellites
  • Observation Satellites
  • Satellite Launchers
  • SATCOM on the Move
  • Command and Control Stations
  • Subsystems and Components
  • Satellites Attitude Control

Unmanned Air Systems

Over 1,400,000 operational flight hours for over 50 users on five continents. IAI is a global leader in comprehensive UAS-based solutions - offering the widest range of combat-proven systems.

  • Heron Family
  • Searcher Mk. III
  • Bird Eye Family
  • VTOL Family
  • Older UAV
  • Ground Control Stations
  • Electro-Optical Payloads
  • Radar Payloads
  • SIGINT Payloads
  • SATCOM on the Move
  • Data Terminals
  • Inertial Navigation Systems
  • Maritime Solutions

Theater Defense

IAI develops and manufactures advanced air defense systems, including:

  • Arrow Weapon System
  • Integrated Air Picture
  • EEZ Protection

Naval Systems

IAI provides a range of operationally-proven, sophisticated weapons and management systems to the Israeli navy and a growing number of foreign fleets.

  • Naval Barak 8
  • Barak-1
  • Naval EW Comms and SIGINT Systems
  • Surveillance Systems
  • Patrol Boats
  • KATANA USV System
  • Training and Simulation
  • Ship Combat Suites
  • Combat Management System
  • Advanced Naval Attack Missile
  • Naval Radars
  • Radar Systems
  • Skimmer
  • Electro-Optical Payloads

ISR Systems

IAI ELTA Systems’ products are designed for Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR), Early Warning and Control, Homeland Security (HLS), Self-Protection and Self-Defense, and Fire Control applications. Our products include systems, subsystems and critical technological subassemblies and components, designed and produced in-house. IAI has a variety of unique technological excellence centers, as well as exclusive facilities and national infrastructures.

  • ISR Integrated Solutions
  • AEW Integrated Solutions
  • SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar
  • SIGINT Systems
  • Electro-Optical Payloads
  • C4I
  • Telemetry and Airborne Instrumentation Equipment

Land Systems

IAI has developed advanced systems and capabilities for use by land forces, including state of the art battle management and communication systems supporting on-the-move broadband communications and integrated targeting and navigation technology for precision guided weapons. IAI also offers a wide range of combat support systems - from guided missiles to obstacle breeching, counter-mine, and counter-IED. A significant thrust of IAI's land systems development is in the area of robotics, integrating autonomous navigation, sensor fusion, terrestrial and SATCOM communications through the implementation of modular robotic building blocks. 

  • Precision Strike Systems
  • Loitering Attack Systems
  • Land Based Air and Missile Defense Systems
  • Land Integrated Solutions
  • Ground Based Radar Systems
  • Tactical Ground Based Radars
  • Ground SIGINT Systems
  • Electro-Optics
  • Ground Communications Systems
  • Armored Vehicles
  • Robotic Systems
  • Minefield Breaching Systems
  • Mine Blast Resistant Seats
  • Land Navigation Systems


Homeland Security (HLS)

Protection of homeland borders is a critical priority. IAI's tailored operational solutions ensure that you detect, locate and target terrorists, smugglers, illegal immigrants and other threats to public welfare, swiftly and accurately, 24 hours a day, even in bad weather and low visibility conditions. Leveraging its wide range of technologies and vast experience in large scale systems integration, IAI employs a multi-layered approach to HLS solutions, providing comprehensive, turn-key systems, based on our in-house sub-systems and backed by IAI’s reliable customer support:

  • Sensors
  • Mission Aircraft
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles
  • Data Link & Communication Systems
  • Command & Control Centers

Commercial Aircraft

  • Business Jets
  • Aero Assemblies
  • Helicopter - Crashworthy Military Seats
  • Fixed Wing - Crashworthy Seats

Cyber Solutions

Cyber security is one of IAI's strategic sectors and core competencies. IAI offers a holistic approach that provides end-to-end cyber security & monitoring tools for the national level, defense forces, governments, critical infrastructures and large enterprises. IAI's cyber solution addresses intelligence, protection, monitoring, identification and accessibility.

IAI's broad suite of cyber intelligence products covers the modern cyber realm (social media, cloud based services, open web and the dark-web), the cellular realm (global cellular location, native interception and geolocation of 2G, 3G and 4G communication) and COMINT (interception and production of microwave, satellite, and tactical COMINT - HF, VHF & UHF - communication).

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Ltd.

  • Ben Gurion International Airport, 70100, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • +972 3 9353111 
  • +972 3 9358278 
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