Military Aircraft and Helicopter Systems


Elbit Systems has earned international recognition in the aircraft upgrade market. Using our expertise as an integrator and developer of advanced electronics defense systems, we address the entire platform and perform upgrades that rejuvenate aircraft with enhanced performance, extended life and next-generation capabilities. In our large-scale programs we perform, multidisciplinary integration and lifecycle support.

Additionally, we team with local industries, utilizing regional capabilities and sharing know-how and expertise. Fighter aircraft of the past become fighters of the future through advanced full scale programs encompassing integration of multirole A/A and A/G capabilities, multimode radar, structural modifications, leading edge avionics systems, display and sight helmets, advanced weapons and pods. The full spectrum of systems and products, including helmet mounted displays, mission computers, cockpit management systems, helmet mounted sights and smart munitions kits, has been broadened to include advanced laser designators, range finders, optronic payloads and airborne reconnaissance systems.

In the helicopter upgrade field, our primary modernization activities include conversions of assault helicopters to multirole fighters, upgrading existing utility and attack platforms or supplying cutting-edge systems for latest-generation aircraft. Assuming various roles, we may serve as prime contractor, second-tier weapons and avionics integrator, or as component supplier.

One of the few companies with the resources to offer end-to-end solutions for helicopter upgrades Elbit Systems commands a broad range of core technologies, systems and products that include mission computers; multifunction displays, electro-optical pods and helmet mounted displays, as well as all necessary interfaces to meld them into working systems.

More than 4,000 helicopters world wide are equipped with Elbit Systems products.

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12 July

First Flight Test for Upgraded C-130 Transport Aircraft Successfully Completed


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