Navy Captain (Rtd.) Gideon LandaVice President and General Manager, Airborne Systems & Radars Division
ELTA Systems Ltd.
Gideon Landa is Vice President and General Manager Airborne Systems & Radars Division of ELTA Systems Ltd., a Group and fully owned Subsidiary of ISRAEL AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES, Ltd. (IAI). He was appointed to this position, effective Quarter 4, 2010. The Airborne Systems & Radars Division develops and produces state of art Airborne and Spaceborne Radars and Special Mission Aircraft (including Early Warning and Control, Maritime Patrol and Air to Ground Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems).
Prior to that, Gideon Landa was General Manager ELTA AEW Division since February 2007 and Assistant General Manager and Head R&D ELTA IMINT and Radar Division since September 2004.
From 1982 to 2004, he performed Military Service in Israel Defence Forces (IDF) concluded at a rank of Navy Captain.
Gideon Landa has a wealth of experience in Large Scale Program Management; System Engineering; Specification and R&D of Radar, ISTAR, Weapon & Fire Control Systems; UAS; Integrated Combat Suites; AEW&C Systems.
Gideon Landa holds Master's Degree in Political Sciences from Haifa University, Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Haifa Technion and is Graduated National Defence Academy, Israel.