From Scramble - The Aviation Magazine
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defence electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), UAS, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms, developing new technologies for defence, homeland security and commercial aviation applications and providing a range of support services.
For over two decades, Elbit Systems has been a source of F-16 avionics for Israel’s Air Force (IAF) as well as for customers worldwide. All IAF F-16s fly with Elbit Systems avionics onboard. Additionally, we have received numerous contracts from the U.S. Government, Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor of the F-16 and others, to supply electronic and electro-optic systems for F 16 aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force and other air forces. In recent years, Elbit Systems, EFW, El-Op and Cyclone have received several orders for additional systems and equipment, as well as repairs. Currently Elbit Systems is a supplier to Lockheed Martin for the new IAF F-16 aircraft (F-16I), responsible for the following systems: mission computers, helmet mounted systems, display systems, stores management systems and others. Elbit Systems Electro-optic El-Op is supplying the Head-up Display for the F-16I. El-Op also supplies Aerial Reconnaissance Systems for the F-16. EFW was awarded F-16 related contracts to develop and supply the commercial Central Interface Unit, Color Multi-function Displays and a Digital Video Recorder. EFW also is supplying advanced air to ground, air to air and emergency jettison remote interface units to Lockheed Martin for an F-16 customer and supplies commercial electronic data entry systems for the F-16. Cyclone manufactures the leading edge flap for U.S. Air Force F-16 aircraft. Elbit Systems - Cyclone was awarded orders for the supply of other structural parts for the F-16, including the horizontal stabilizer, the rudder, the ventral fin and the engine access doors.