Israel’s avionics company Rada Electronic Industries has expanded into new areas in recent years, including mission systems integration, inertial navigation systems ( ), aircraft and UAV avionics and advanced radars. The growing portfolio has already generated significant increase in sales, with turnover in the first nine months of 2010 increased 58% over 2009, attributed to the large scale integration projects the company won in Latin America. Zvi Alon, RADA’s CEO expects the momentum to continue “We hope the Inertial Navigation and radar product lines will become major growth drivers for our company in the future” Alon said.
“We introduced our INS product line at Aero-India 2009” Dov Sella, V.P. Business Development at RADA told Defense-Update, “Our position as a provider of high quality navigation solutions has been endorsed by our customers, as we deepen our sales, win new opportunities and are invited to respond to Requests For Proposals for sophisticatedand Fiber Optical Gyro ( ) airborne INS for aircraft, helicopters and unmanned systems.”
RADA Introduces a New Line of Radars at Aero-India
At Aero-India 2011 the company is launching its latest line of products, known as Perimeter Surveillance Radar (PSR). This compact, lightweight radar, designated RHS-20, is a new sensor providing perimeter surveillance and border security, as part of military and homeland security systems. This highly sophisticated, yet affordable radar is integrated into peripheral systems over standard Ethernet links. It weighs less than 15 kg and can be mounted on masts, vehicles or deployed as a man portable system. It is able to detect human targets at distances of 6 km and vehicles at 10 km.