To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

Elta has SF and autonomous developments in mind for all-terrain vehicles

24th July 2020 - 15:30 GMT | by Arie Egozi in Tel Aviv


If it seemed odd to some observers for Israel Aerospace Industries, with its long aviation heritage, to acquire the manufacturing operations for three all-terrain 4x4 vehicles, there does seem to be some method to it.

Officials from the land systems division of IAI subsidiary Elta told Shephard there is a potential market worth hundreds of millions of dollars for sensor-equipped ZD, Zibar and Zmag vehicles, both from the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and the export market.

Elta also foresees adding levels of autonomous operation to these vehicles. It will manufacture hundreds of them per year at a plant in southern Israel that

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 2 free stories per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Arie Egozi


Arie Egozi

Born in Israel, Arie Egozi served in the IDF and holds a political science and …

Read full bio

Share to