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Elbit Systems of Australia Overview

Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd (ELSA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd and is a major supplier of Land and C4I systems to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). ELSA is committed to providing solutions and support services specifically tailored for Australia’s defence and paramilitary (HLS) operational requirements.

Engaged in a wide range of programmes in battlefield digitisation, ELSA’s portfolio includes Battle Management Systems, Network Management Systems and crucial interfaces with airborne platforms (rotary and fixed wing), naval platforms, unmanned systems, EW systems and electro-optical targeting systems.

ELSA is also the Australian provider of the world’s leading Cyber Security Training Range developed by Elbit Systems’​ subsidiary Cyberbit. The Cyber Security Training Ranges and ELSA-run courses present an opportunity for government agencies, tertiary education providers and the corporate sector to up-skill their IT professionals in cyber security.

ELSA’s broad capability also extends to the wide range of electronic systems developed by Elbit Systems in the fields of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance, flight training simulators, unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, electronic warfare suites, airborne warning systems, electronic intelligence systems, data links and military communications systems.

Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd was formally established in 2010 and today employs approximately 200 highly skilled professionals in a variety of fields. Officially headquartered in Canberra, ELSA has major offices and facilities in Brisbane and Melbourne, and training staff located at Commonwealth facilities in Townsville, Brisbane and Darwin.

ELSA’s parent company, Elbit Systems Ltd is listed on both the NASDAQ and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and has more than 12,500 employees world-wide. Elbit Systems has annual revenue in excess of US$ 3 billion and is the largest defence company in Israel and one of the top 30 defence companies worldwide.