Selex ES's historic roots lie at the heart of Italy's defence and civil industrial markets. The businesses that now form the Electronics, Defence & Security Systems sector have, over the last century, developed a wide portfolio of products and capabilities achieving a position of key partner of the Italian Government in many fields including defence, law enforcement, environment and civil protection.


In particular, the sector has a distinctive experience in command, control, communications and intelligence systems, land and naval radar systems, monitoring and surveillance systems and sensors, automation, Air and Vessel Traffic Management, Air Traffic Control, IT services, and space sensors and equipment, all with dedicated support services.


Being committed to delivery throughout the lifecycle, Selex ES has demonstrated its operational support with rapid reconfiguration, integration and successful delivery of a wide range of equipment and systems across platforms and domains.


It’s through the 12,500 highly skilled employees in Italy (over 70% of which have technical qualifications) the sector is able to continuously develop and deliver innovative solutions that address its key customer requirements.


The Electronics, Defence & Security Systems sector is strongly committed in investing a significant part of its revenues in Research and Development. The results of this effort are also achieved through a significant collaboration and partnership with the main National Universities and Research Institutes.


The company currently has over 160 young people in triple accredited graduate and advanced apprenticeship programmes.


The Electronics, Defence & Security Systems sector sustains and invests in a substantial Italian supply network of more than 1,000, most of them being SMEs with whom the company works closely through mentoring, enhancing skills and infrastructure development.


The company’s innovative approach, applied in advanced manufacturing, in supply chain management, and in skills development puts the Electronics, Defence & Security Systems sector at the core of the National industrial activities.