Major Joint Ventures between Israel and Indian private defence sector



Israeli firm involved






Indian firm involved


Elbit Systems (private)





Adani-Elbit Advanced Systems India Ltd (AEASIL)



 Adani Aero Defence Systems & Technologies Ltd and Alpha Design technologies



2017 MoU with Elbit’s subsidiary Cyclone for aerostructure parts and assemblies Mahindra Aerostructures
Israel Aerospace Industries  


MoU for air defence systems and lightweight munitions


Kalyani Strategic Systems Limited
  2017 Cooperation agreement on production, assembly and maintenance of mini-UAVs Dynamatic Technologies and Elcom System [1]
2017 Manufacturing facility for aerostructure Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN)
2009 Barak 8 missiles (Long Range Surface to Air/ Medium Range Surface to Air) Defence research and Development Organization, Bharat Electronics Limited, Rafael, MAFAT (joint body of Israeli Defence Ministry and Israeli Forces)
ELTA Systems (subsidiary of IAI) 2004 onwards HELA Systems Private Ltd (Joint Venture) TATA Advanced Systems India
Magal Security Systems (private) 2017 Smart border management Dynamatic Technologies
Rafael Advanced Defence Systems 2015 Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems for high end technology for armed forces Kalyani Strategic Systems Ltd


2018 Astra Rafael Comsys for radio communication and signal intelligence Astra MicroWave
Israeli Weapon Industries 2017 Punj Lloyd Raksha Systems for small weapons Punj Lloyd

[1] IAI has other agreements as well with more small enterprises such as aircraft seat production with Taneja Aerospace and Aviation Ltd. This goes along with the trend of small and medium enterprises suppliers to major public sector defence manufacturers in India such HAL, DRDO. Israel is tapping into the same trend:


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