|1.||What is Elbit Systems’ business?|
| ||Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of defense-related programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), unmanned aircraft systems ("UAS"), advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms and developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications.|
|2.||Where Elbit Systems’ is located?|
Our main offices are in the Advanced Technology Center, Haifa 31053, Israel, and our IR contact telephone number at that address is (972-4) 8316663.
Our website home page is www.elbitsystems.com We make our website content available for informational purposes only. It should not be relied upon for investment purposes, nor is it incorporated by reference in the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F.
Our investor relations contact is CCG Israel and information can be obtained by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
|3.||How long have Elbit Systems’ shares been publicly traded?|
| ||Elbit Systems’ shares have been traded on both the TASE and NASDAQ since the Company’s establishment in 1996 as a result of the demerger of Elbit Ltd. |
|4.||What is Elbit Systems’ ticker symbol, exchange, and CUSIP? |
| ||Our ordinary shares are quoted on NASDAQ under the symbol ESLT and on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (ESLT or ESLT.TA); CUSIP: M3760D101.|
|5.||When was Elbit Systems founded?|
Our predecessor Elbit Ltd. was incorporated in Israel in 1966 as Elbit Computers Ltd. We were formed in 1996, as part of the Elbit Ltd. corporate demerger, under which Elbit Ltd.’s defense related assets and business were spun-off to us.
From its founding in 1966 until the demerger, Elbit Ltd. was involved in a wide range of defense related airborne, land, naval and C4I programs throughout the world. We continue these activities today as the largest non-government-owned defense company in Israel.
Several of our subsidiaries in Israel and around the world have decades of experience in their respective markets. Our companies have collectively been awarded the Israeli Defense Prize ten times, recognizing extraordinary contributions to defense technological innovations
|6.||How many of the Company’s shares are outstanding? |
| ||We had, as of February 28, 2009 - 42,122,877 ordinary shares outstanding.|
|7.||What is Elbit Systems’ fiscal year and corresponding quarter-end dates? |
| ||Elbit Systems’ fiscal year ends December 31, and the first, second and third quarters end on March 31, June 30 and September 30, respectively, of each calendar year.|
|8.||How do I get a copy of the Annual Report? |
| ||By sending an email to our investor relations firm – Ehud Helft or Kenny Green at email@example.com|
|9.||How can I get on an e-mail list to receive all press releases? |
| ||By accessing the email alerts section of this website or by sending an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org|
|10.||Who are Elbit Systems’ Independent Chartered Public Accountants? |
| ||Kost Forer Gabbay & Kasierer, a member of Ernst & Young Global |
|11.||How many employees does Elbit Systems employ? |
| ||As at December 31, 2009, Elbit Systems employed approximately 12,000 employees worldwide |
|12.||Does Elbit Systems have any subsidiaries? What are the principle subsidiaries and their general description? |
Elbit Systems has numerous operating subsidiaries around the world. Its principle subsidiaries in the U.S. and Israel are described below
- Elbit Systems of America
We conduct most of our U.S. business through Elbit Systems of America, LLC (Elbit Systems of America), a Delaware limited liability company, and its wholly-owned subsidiaries. Elbit Systems of America provides products and system solutions focusing on U.S. military, commercial aviation, homeland security and medical instrumentation customers. Elbit Systems of America is organized along a number of main business lines operating out of five primary operational facilities. The business lines include Airborne Solutions, Land Solutions, C4I Solutions, Sensor and Electro-Optics Solutions, Services and Support Solutions, Commercial Aviation – Kollsman and Medical Instruments – KMC Systems. Elbit Systems of America’s main operation centers include its facilities in Fort Worth, Texas; Merrimack, New Hampshire; Tallahassee, Florida; Talladega, Alabama and McLean, Virginia.
- Elbit Systems Electro-optic – Elop Ltd.
Based in Rehovot, Israel, our wholly-owned subsidiary Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop Ltd. (Elop) designs, engineers, manufactures and supports a wide range of electro-optic systems and products mainly for defense, space and homeland security applications. With more than 70 years of operational experience, Elop has a broad customer base, both in Israel and internationally.
- Elbit Systems Land and C4I – Tadiran
Elbit Systems Land and C4I – Tadiran Ltd. (ESLC-T) is a wholly-owned Israeli subsidiary, which began operations in 2008 as a result of the merger of Tadiran Communications Ltd. with Elbit Systems’ Land and C4I operations. ESLC-T is engaged in the worldwide market for land-based systems and products for military vehicles, C4I systems and communications systems and equipment.
- Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd.
Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd. (Elisra) is an Israeli company owned 70% by Elbit Systems with the balance being owned by Elta Systems Ltd., a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI). Elisra has two principal wholly-owned Israeli subsidiaries – Tadiran Electronic Systems Ltd. (Tadiran Systems) and Tadiran Spectralink Ltd. (Tadiran Spectralink), each located in Holon, Israel. Elisra and its subsidiaries provide a wide range of EW, SIGINT, infrared (IR) passive warning systems and C4ISR technological solutions.