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Elbit Systems inaugurated the 4th manufacturing facility in Romania

Elbit Sytems is a renowned Israeli company in the homeland security and defense sectors. The company is operating for over 25 years in Romania, cooperating with local industry and taking part in large scale programs (aircraft upgrades, Romanian Land Forces, Navy) of the Romanian Ministry of National Defense.

The new production facility is located near Bucharest and is  significantly expanding the Company’s manufacturing, engineering and employment base in the country and further extending the transfer of technological know-how to Romania.

Ms. Bareket Knafo, Head of the Economic & Trade Mission and Mr. Andrei Mainea, Business Development Manager within the Embassy of Israel in Romania together with senior officials and defense industry representatives attended the opening ceremony. The inaugurated facility will operate as a production and integration center for the Company’s turrets and weapon stations that are contracted in local programs and serve as a regional hub catering for demand from other countries.

At the ceremony was present also Mr. Yehuda (Udi) Vered, General Manager of Elbit Systems Land & C4I Division which stated in front of a prestigious audience: “I am happy to announce that this new site will start working immediately, fulfilling orders not only for the Romanian Ministry of National Defence (MoND) but also ones that already have been placed by international customers.” Mr. Vered added: “This new facility is yet another step in deepening our roots in Romania. It is a privilege to be in a position to provide technologically advanced and operational land systems to the Romanian armed forces. We are proud to expand our production activity in the country and leveraging our extensive experience in providing land systems to customers around the globe to materially extend the transfer of technology to Romania, grow local employment and increase export potential.”

The Economic & Trade Mission within the Embassy of Israel in Romania is constantly supporting the development of commercial & economic relations between the two countries. For any inquiries regarding Israeli companies in any industry/sector do not hesitate to contact our office: bucharest@israeltrade.gov.il