The project for establishing the Defense Technology Complex of IMI Systems in the Negev is the largest and most advanced of its kind in the State of Israel during which IMI Systems will transfer its manufacturing plants in the coming years from Ramat Hasharon to Ramat Beta in the Negev.
The new complex covers 52,000 Acres and constitutes a significant contribution to employment sources in the southern region and the development of the Negev and southern Israel.
The vacant area in Ramat Hasharon is expected to be used for the building of 40,000 apartments in exchange to 50 billion NIS as a result of the company’s plants vacating.
A modernization package for AAA systems already in use by the customer, such as ZSU23-2, ZSU23-4 (SHILKA), M163A/M167A VADS (Vulcan Air Defense System) and BOFORS 40mm L60/70:
- Increases accuracy & lethality
- Enhances survivability & mobility
- Reduces the number of crewmen
- Advanced targeting system
- FCS with improved HMI
- Turret drive upgrade
The Polish Defence24 TV channel hosted Mr. Avinoam Zafir, Corporate Vice President for Marketing at IMI Systems who shared with audience the marketing philosophy of the company in the area of technology transfer to the local industry in the customer’s country, as well as the wide variety of products in which IMI Systems has a leading edge, including, among others, its Active Protection Systems and advanced Tank ammunition.
“We believe that the right philosophy of working with customers is getting as close to them as possible” noted Mr. Zafir and added “A part of this philosophy is to get close to the local industry in the customer’s country through sharing with them the technology and production of the products. This, of course, enhances the capabilities of the industries in those countries and strengthens the confidence of our customers, which are usually governments, armies and armed forces, in the systems they are operating and in controlling the systems.”
Dan Margalit interviews Avinoam Zafir, Corporate VP of Marketing at IMI Systems, regarding the growing threat of drones and the solution IMI has developed for detecting, disrupting and neutralizing hostile drones before carrying out their mission, which enables governments and security organizations to protect VIPs and sensitive sites (courtesy of channel 23).
IMI Systems’ vast experience in conversion, upgrading and modernization of MBTs and IFVs, enable its customers to maximize the use of existing inventories and extend the lifespan of in-service systems by improving lethality, survivability and mobility.
The extensive experience of IMI Systems in MBT & IFV modernization includes, inter alia, the upgrade of 170 M60A3 MBTs of the Turkish Land Forces Command which considered the world's largest tank upgrade program of recent years.
The A.C.E (Adaptive Communication Enforcer) solution of IMI Systems offers industrial and civil sector, military industries and systems on chip an innovative and advanced approach to operational protection of infrastructure systems, real-time systems and control systems against cyber threats.
"Active systems are the future of protecting armored combat vehicles on the modern battlefield” noted Avinoam Zafir, Corporate VP of Marketing at IMI Systems while explaining about the companies IRON FIST active protection system in a conversation with Polish television Defense24 channel during the MSPO 2017 exhibition (courtesy of Defense24).
WAVE 350 Naval Remote Controlled Weapon Stations (RCWS)
Equipped with 12.7mm NSVT or 0.5 Cal WKM-B machineguns the Naval WAVE 350 was designed especially for marine environment and challenges. Its modular design allows the selection a variety of optical devices, and enables flexible control, connections to additional systems, simple integration and hence could be easily tailored to specific customer requirements and budget.
The most effective low Altitude point & Air defense solution.
A fast-deployable, compact VSHORAD system designed to protect stationary sites, mobile dismounted and rapid-deployed forces using advanced features such as: Neutralization Subsystems, IR Tracker, Radar System and Control Unit (CU).
By integrating advanced passive sensors with a remotely controlled operation, RED SKY 2 extends the capabilities and effective range of existing MANPAD missiles, which are usually limited by human factors, to their maximum potential.
Mounted on man-portable pedestals, with sensors and C³ capabilities the RED SKY 2 can be deployed in locations previously inaccessible to heavier air defense systems, such as mountainous terrain and urban environments.
Drone Defender System Designed to detect, disrupt and neutralize Unmanned Aerial Vehicles engaged in potentially malicious activity or hostile airborne surveillance missions. Stopping UAVs from infiltrating sensitive location (stadiums, airports, secured compounds, military bases, etc.) or to protect VIPs against armful attack by those systems.
A state of the art, combat proven, fully stabilized RCWS developed by IMI Systems to answer modern battlefield challenges and provide a complete solution for targeting and weapon handling from within a protected position. The unique system’s features of stabilization, target tracking, and image processing enhance crew and gunner capability of acquiring targets and improving hit probability night and day, static or on the move.
IMI Systems is a world leader in combat-proven tank ammunition technology for the future battlefield application including destroying field fortifications, remove large obstacles, MOUT – Military operation in Urban Terrain, breaching walls, destroying medium & light armored vehicles, incapacitate Infantry and defeat hovering combat helicopters and deployment forces from the sea.
The Israeli President, Mr. Reuven Rivlin and the Vietnamese Defense Minister Mr. Ngo Xuan Lich toured the Israeli Defense Industries exhibition and met the IMI Systems delegation headed by the CEO, Mr. Avi Felder, during the President’s recent visit to Vietnam in March 2017. (Courtesy of Channel 1 Mabat news report)
A Long-Range, Autonomous Ship-to-Shore Rocket Launcher
- Low risk Sea-to-Shore weapon system
- Easy and rapid deployment
- Long range capability in day, night & all weather conditions
- Simple maintenance and operation
- Increased naval independence
- Enhanced naval value in joint multi-branch military operations
- Highly cost effective
The IMI Academy for Advanced HLS Training is a leading integrated solutions provider for military, law enforcement, government agencies and commercial clients worldwide hence its customers leverage the extensive set of solutions in supporting their demanding challenges, based on an accumulated knowledge and vast experience.
As a turnkey solutions provider, the HLS business unit of IMI Systems offers security agencies and corporations around the world integrated and complete innovative multi-layer and multidisciplinary solutions to address the full spectrum of HLS needs, including based on vast experience and proven capabilities.
A remotely-activated pyrotechnic breaching device, designed to create a passageway for military and law enforcement personnel
Available in various grain sizes
Comprises an initiator, flexible transfer cord and detonator
Can integrate IMI’s MATCHBOX electronic time initiator
3 way attachment - elescoping pole, magnetic tape and double-sided tape
Portable Mine & IED Neutralization System Rocket launched grenade chain for destruction of wire fences, barriers and Improved Explosive Devices (IED) in open & urban scenarios Produces shock wave and fragmentation Length of fully deployed grenade chain - 25m Highest point in flight - 4m Carried and operated by two soldiers
Combat Proven premium round for use by Special & Law Enforcement force Increased range over NATO standard 5.56mm round Twice the accuracy, compared to NATO Standard 5.56mm round Improved lethality Larger injury cavity compared to the standard NATO Ball Reduced collateral damage risk
A highly accurate 120mm High-Explosive Multi-Purpose (HE-MP) cartridge against dismounted infantry and LAVs, bunkers and urban structures Long range engagement Programmable multifunctional fuse with 3 operation modes Complies with STANAG and MIL-SPEC Compatible with L-44 and L-55 120mm NATO smoothbore tank guns
IMI Systems’ is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced Artillery systems, large caliber ammunition solutions, modular charges and penetrating warheads, providing its customers with various munitions characterized in increased accuracy and extended-range for various Western and Eastern barrels and calibers.
Precision Gliding, Affordable Bombs for CAS Precision Gliding Bombs which reduces collateral damage and can be dropped from a wide range of aircraft. The bombs includes a highly effective warheads includes 3 mode fuse and multi-aspect capability, more then 50 km gliding range and 10mCEP accuracy.
Hybrid Protection Kits and Modules against IED (Improvised Explosive Devices) such as EFP & SFF:
IRON WALL - A passive protection against medium IEDs, such as Explosive Flyer Plates (EFP) and Steel ball charge Focus Fragments (SFF) which combines composite materials and metals. BREAKWATER - An advanced reactive protection against anti-tank shoulder-launched rockets (RPG-7), missiles and heavy EFPs employing advanced copper liners which offers high level of protection against small arms, can defeat RKG-3 shaped-charge grenade and conforms to STANAG 4569 level 5
Hard kill Active Protection System for Light to Medium AFVs
A light and compact system for the protection against short range ATRs, ATGM.
The all-in-one unit (sensors, computer and launcher) is simple to integrate and includes bolt-on, no penetration to vehicle structure and RF and passive IR independent sensing techniques