Tadiran Ltd. is one of Israel's leading electronics companies, involved in
developing, producing and marketing telecommunication and communication
products. It produces systems for the commercial market as well as the
Department of Defense of many countries world-wide,
including the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the DoD of the UK
and the USA.
Tadiran consists of many subsidaries, such as Tadiran
Electronic Industries and Tadiran Communications Ltd.
In July 1995, Tadiran was awarded a government contract
to build a new two-way
radio system that would replace the existing ageing 1960s radios.
In the same year, Tadiran, together with General Dynamics, produced 45% of all
military communications systems to the US Army.
Tadiran also developed and built COMSEC equipment for the DoD.
Tadiran was founded in 1962 by the merger of two Israeli companies Tadir
and became specialists in the field of telecommunications, medical
and defense systems.
On 1 July 2008, Tadiran was fully integrated into its owner
Elbit Systems Land and C4I
Since 2004, Elbit is also the full owner of the military radio manufacturer
Telefunken Racoms in Ulm (Germany).