IAI North America is the U.S subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., Israel’s largest aerospace and defense company.  IAI is a globally recognized technology and innovation leader specializing in developing and manufacturing advanced, state-of-the-art systems for air, space, sea, land, cyber and homeland security. Since 1953, the company has provided advanced technology solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide including: satellites, missiles, weapon systems and munitions, unmanned systems, robotic systems, electronics,  C4ISR , navigation systems and EO payloads.  IAI designs and manufactures business jets and aerostructures, performs overhaul and maintenance on commercial aircraft and converts passenger aircraft to refueling and cargo configurations.

ELTA North America located in Annapolis Junction, MD designs, manufactures and supports innovative electronic systems for the U.S. Government. The company provides a wide range of proven, cost-effective solutions in the ground, maritime, airborne and security domains.




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Swami Iyer is the Chief Executive Officer of IAI North America

Swami is a leader with 20+ years of experience in aerospace, defense and cyber security. Most recently, he was the president of Ultra Electronics, 3eTI, where he developed M&A projects and substantially expanded profit margins. Prior to that he was Vice President, Defense & Space at Honeywell Aerospace, where he led multiple, multi-billion dollar international and domestic defense programs. As Chief, South Asia, Australia & Oceania, International Affairs for the USAF, he was responsible for formulating and integrating policy with respect to political-military relationships, security assistance, technology and information disclosure issues, military exchanges, and attaché affairs. Iyer was a Lt. Colonel in the USAF and logged over 3,500 hours (105 combat hours) of flight experience in 45+ aircraft across fighters, bomber, transport, rotary, trainers, and commercial aircraft. Mr. Iyer holds a M.Sc. in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan.