SELEX ES

Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, is an international leader in electronic and information technologies  for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable 'smart' solutions. From the design, development and production of state-of-the-art equipment, software and systems to through life support, Selex ES partners with its customers to deliver the information superiority required to act decisively, complete missions and maintain security and protection for operational effectiveness. 

Selex ES provides C4ISTAR systems, integrated products and solutions for airborne, land and naval applications delivering mission critical systems for situational awareness, self-protection and surveillance based on proprietary radar and electro-optic sensors, avionics, electronic warfare, communication, space sensors and UAV solutions.

Our Electro-Optic (EO) systems provide high resolution surveillance capability and enhanced vision for aircrew. Our EO sub-systems include high power lasers for long range designation of ground targets (selected for the Lockheed Martin Sniper pod and Joint Strike Fighter EO targeting system), long range target identification systems using Burst Illumination and world leading dual band cameras.

Our systems are designed to improve mission effectiveness, enhance survivability and be affordable throughout their service life. By increasing the use of COTS components, we aim to ensure affordable capability with the effective insertion of state-of-the-art technology.

Selex ES has also been at the forefront of developing availability-based support contracts that focus on the customers’ identified value whilst incentivising the supply-chain to deliver continuous improvement. This model has been successfully applied for the avionics support to various fast-jet and rotary platforms including for Tornado, Harrier, Sea King and Merlin aircraft.

Selex ES is a global business with 17,900 employees, revenues in excess of 3.5 billion euros, main operations in Italy and the UK and a strong industrial and commercial footprint in the US, Germany, Turkey, Romania, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and India.