IMI Systems Ltd. was founded in 1933, formerly known as Israel Military Industries, also known as Ta’as, and is an Israeli weapon manufacturer. It mainly produces weapons, ammunition and military technology for the Israeli security forces (especially the Israeli army, the Israel Defense Forces). On November 25, 2018, Elbit Systems completed the acquisition of IMI Systems for US$495 million and then renamed it Elbit Systems Land.
Israeli military industry IMI Systems:
Israel Military Industries (English: Israel Military Industries, Hebrew: התעשייה הצבאית), also known as Taas or IMI, is a well-known Israeli defense weapon manufacturer. The company employs 7,000+ people and is distributed in 5 subordinate departments, mainly The Israel Defense Forces provides small arms and ammunition, which are also exported to many countries in the world. The main customers are the US Army, Navy, Air Force, and other NATO member states.
Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) is a sub-sector of Israel’s military industry. Its products include Galil assault rifles, Tavor assault rifles, Negev light machine guns, Jericho 941 semi-automatic pistols, Magal carbines, and the famous Uzi submachine gun. Desert Eagle pistol.
The Israeli military industry also produces firearms and artillery ammunition (including rockets, tank shells, surface-to-air missiles), such as: Lightning-1 missiles, Lightning-8 missiles, angel missiles, etc., most of which are NATO standard specifications. Users include the US Army and Other NATO countries also produce ammunition used by the Eastern Group.
The Israeli military industry also provides various upgrade components for tanks, armored personnel carriers, infantry fighting vehicles and other vehicles, such as additional armors, mine clearance systems, counter-measurement devices, electronic countermeasures systems, reconnaissance systems, and Habi UAV series.
Israeli military industry IMI Systems products:
IMI has specialized factories that produce ammunition for guns, artillery (explosive bombs and rockets), tanks and air-to-ground (confrontation and direct attack) ammunition. Many of its products are standard NATO compatible, but IMI also produces Eastern Group-level ammunition. However, in the past these weapons did not meet STANAG standards.
In addition to small arms, IMI also produces heavy weapons. IMI has participated in many upgrade projects for military vehicles (tanks, APCs and other armored combat vehicles). Upgrade components include firepower, survivability and mobility.
IMI also produces various defensive products, such as additional armor kits for vehicles, mine clearance systems, and reconnaissance systems and bridges. It also produces aircraft countermeasures systems, including jammers, thermal decoys (Flare, Decoys) and electronic countermeasure control systems. IMI now also provides some of these products for land and sea-based platforms.
- Wildcat APC MRAP
- COMBATGUARD armored fighting vehicle
- Galil ACE
- Tavor X95
- Jericho 941
- SP-21 Barak
- IMI Desert Eagle
Missiles and launchers
- Predator Hawk
- IMI 120 mm gun – Tank Gun
Bombs and grenades
- Refaim bullet-trap rifle-grenade
- CornerShot and attachments
- Armor plating coat
- Explosive reactive armour
- Tractor protection kit (TPK) for Caterpillar D7
- Armor kit for Caterpillar D9 bulldozer (LN)
- Iron Fist active protection system-Active protection system (APS)
Israeli military industry IMI Systems investment:
Reference parent company: Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT)