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IMCO Group Sub-Systems for Israel Defense Forces Eitan 8×8 Armoured Fighting Vehicles

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IMCO Group Sub-Systems for Israel Defense Forces Eitan 8×8 Armoured Fighting Vehicles

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IMCO Group Sub-Systems for Israel Defense Forces Eitan 8×8 Armoured Fighting Vehicles
Eitan 8×8 Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs)

IMCO Group has received in Q3 an additional 28.5 million NIS (more than 7 million $) order from the Israel Ministry of Defense Directorate of Production and Procurement (DOPP), for additional electrical and electro-optic sub-systems for the Israel Defense Forces’s newest Eitan (8X8) Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs). Eitan is a new multi-purpose 8×8 wheeled armoured personnel carrier (APC) developed by Israel’s Defense Ministry’s Merkava and Armoured Vehicles Directorate. It is an advanced, protected combat vehicle with high mobility and firepower capabilities. Combat proven, the Eitan APV is deployed by the IDF in the current war.

“IMCO Group is honoured to be a trusted supplier of Israel’s Defense Ministry’s Merkava and Armoured Vehicles Directorate, and to have an exclusive contribution to the production of the Eitan APV. This additional order underscores the trust that the Israeli MoD has in our capabilities. Our advanced electrical and electro-optic sub-systems play a crucial role in ensuring the optimal performance and survivability of the IDF’s newest armoured fighting vehicle. We remain committed to contributing to the nation’s defence capabilities, these days during the war as well as in the latest decades,” said IMCO Group CEO, Mr. Ariel Kandel.

Israel Defense Forces Eitan 8x8 wheeled armoured personnel carrier (APC)
Israel Defense Forces Eitan 8×8 Armoured Fighting Vehicles. . (Photo by Israeli MOD)

IMCO Group’s subsidiaries, IMCO Projects, Nir-Or, ADTI, and EMT, will produce the platform electrical & electro optics sub-systems. The sub-systems include IMCO Projects’ electric power and control units, operational control panels, platform interconnection cabling, platform main computing cradle unit, and illumination solutions. It also includes Nir-Or’s various computer units and Video Management System, which provides a full video management suite for the vehicle, including a display with an intuitive control interface. Integrating real-time AI analytics, Nir-Or’s solution presents all the needed information for the commander, driver, and gunner, allowing them to manage the mission smartly and effectively while sharing a joint situational awareness picture.

IMCO Industries LTD was Founded in 1974. The company is supporting the defense industry by creating innovative electronics solutions for cutting-edge military products. IMCO has 40 years of extensive experience in design, manufacturing and delivering of various projects and products. Altogether, IMCO’s sub-systems ensure optimal performance and survivability of the APV, and enhanced situational awareness for the operating crew.

Israel Defense Forces Eitan 8X8 Armored Fighting Vehicles
Israel Defense Forces Eitan 8X8 Armored Fighting Vehicles. (Photo by Israeli MOD)

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