Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

IAI is a world-leading aerospace and defense company innovating and delivering state-of-the-art technologies in space, air, land, naval, cyber & homeland security for defense and commercial markets. Combining the “Start-up Nation” spirit of innovation with decades of combat-proven experience, IAI devlopes satellites, UAVs, missiles, intelligence solutions, weapon systems, air defense systems, robotic systems, radars, business jets, aerostructures, and more.

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
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Established: 1953
Line of Business: IAI is a world-leading aerospace and defense company innovating and delivering state-of-the-art technologies in space, air, land, naval, cyber & homeland security for defense and commercial markets. Combining the “Start-up Nation” spirit of innovation with decades of combat-proven experience, IAI devlopes satellites, UAVs, missiles, intelligence solutions, weapon systems, air defense systems, robotic systems, radars, business jets, aerostructures, and more.
Address: Ben Gurion International Airport, 7010000
Phone: 972-3-9353111
Email: corpmkg@iai.co.il
Website: http://www.iai.co.il
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Company Executives

  • Harel Locker, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

    Harel Locker

    Chairman of the Board

    Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

  • Boaz Levy, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

    Boaz Levy

    CEO

    Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

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About Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced aerospace, marine, ground, and cyber systems for the military, defense, and civilian markets.

The company’s technological leadership is based on decades of experience developing breakthroughs across the range of its operations during which it has grown into a national center of excellence for missile, radar, satellite, unmanned systems, civilian aviation, and cyber.

The company makes crucial contributions to Israel’s security, economic prosperity, and social cohesion, and continually increases its R&D investment to secure its growth engines for the future. IAI employs some 15,000 people, of whom 6,000 are engineers and 4,000 technical engineers the technological backbone of Israel.

IAI ended 2019 with revenues of over $4.1 billion and invested over $900 million into research & development. The value of the company’s order log at the end of 2019 was $13.2 billion.

IAI’s excellence extends beyond technology and is built on a unique combination of broad knowhow, exceptional people, an effective management structure, and a strategy focused on innovation in the service of IAI’s domestic and global customers.

IAI’s workers and managers are the company’s most valuable assets. Every year, we are ranked among the best companies to work for in Israel. We dedicate attention and  resources to advancing and nurturing our human capital, including the families of our employees, based on the understanding that our edge is also the result of a workplace people want to belong to.

Our vision

IAI will spearhead global technology to ensure the future of our employees, partners, and the State of Israel.

Our values

• Human excellence: IAI employees are brilliant, creative, and innovative professionals. They are our most important and cherished assets. They are guided by integrity, credibility, and personal accountability.

• Business excellence: as a key global player, IAI is determined to work to maintain its standing as a growing, profitable global corporation and a category leader. We will always strive to fulfill our customers’ needs with solutions we will innovate and develop as part of a philosophy of partnership and good service.

• Technological excellence: as one of the world’s largest and most innovative aerospace companies, IAI will be unrelenting in inventing and developing the next breakthrough, most advanced technologies.

• Israel’s security: IAI is uncompromising in its heritage of technological excellence and innovation at the service of Israel’s security. IAI is a crucial partner in protecting the freedom and safety of Israel’s citizens and helping the country’s economic growth.

• Responsibility: IAI is committed to its employees, partners, and the community. It abides by the highest standards of corporate social responsibility, which means diversity and inclusion, sustainable operations, and environmental stewardship.

Professional development and succession planning

As an organization that encourages learning and excellence, IAI invests heavily in training its employees and in creating a long-term route for their individual growth inside the company.

IAI makes sure its employees are up to date on all innovations in their areas of expertise. As such, IAI employees undertake paid educational courses in Israel and abroad. A dedicated department at IAI ensures employees and external customers are thoroughly trained. Promising employees are identified via a structured process to develop them for managerial positions. The training programs are drafted by HR and the professional executives according to the needs of the talents identified every year.

IAI’s professional training unit offers a broad range of technical, aviation, and management skills courses in a variety of knowledge and experience levels. These courses serve as a useful tool to help employees develop their careers.

IAI also offers on-premise academic, technical engineering, and undergraduate degree courses. It has collaborations in place with several academic colleges in Israel that provide Master’s and Ph.D. courses.

Innovation: IAI’s Business Crown and Organizational DNA Innovation runs deep in IAI’s corporate culture. It thrives thanks to a winning combination of organic innovation, which is managed as an integral part of the R&D programs (in-house developments), and open innovation, which identifies technologies outside IAI and assimilates them into IAI’s R&D initiatives.

At the end of 2019, IAI inaugurated the IAI Innovation Center at Atrium Towers in Ramat Gan, in collaboration with the global Starburst accelerator. IAI Innovation Center helps in-house pre-seed initiatives, startups, and large organizations to accelerate their advanced technological developments.

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