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Who we are


IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi is headquartered in Pisa (Italy) with offices in six countries (Italy, UK, Brazil, Canada, USA and Australia) and around 500 employees worldwide with experience and expertise in the most sophisticated technologies. IDS's roots date back to 1980; over the past 30 years the company has evolved and grown without losing its tradition. Today, IDS is a world leading provider of high-tech solutions in selected niche defense and civil market sectors.

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Customers at the heart of the company

IDS’s mission is to respond to customer needs by designing & implementing long-term solutions and by supporting critical decision making, minimizing risks and costs.

Technology at the service of four markets

IDS provides unrivalled solutions across defense and civil markets: Naval, Aeronautical, Air Navigation and Georadar.

NAV who-we-are

    • Naval Division: Supporting and advising navies, ship designers and combat system integrators in optimizing the electromagnetic design of naval platforms thanks to consultancy and integrated systems designed to maximize EMC, minimize EMI, reduce radiation hazards and minimize ship signatures.

AER who-we-are

    • Aeronautical Division: Providing the aerospace market with both high engineering consultancy capabilities and products leveraging long-standing operating excellence in the field of aeronautics. IDS Aeronautical offerings span cost-effective services (such as ElectroMagnetic Engineering, Flight Control System (FCS) Design) to advanced technological products (such as ElectroMagnetic Analysis Tools, Measurement Systems).

AIRNAV who-we-are

    • Air Navigation Division: A broad range of scalable and interoperable integrated solutions for the Air Navigation market. 20 years of experience in the field and over 150 committed resources make IDS the ideal partner to face the complex transition from Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) to the global Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) environment.

GEO who-we-are

  • GeoRadar Division: Designing and providing tailor-made products and services for subsurface investigation, object detection behind walls and monitoring of structure and terrain movements and vibrations. 30 years of experience make IDS one of the major providers of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Interferometric Radar and Through the Wall Radar technologies.

Innovation as primary driver

Every day, half of IDS's staff, in 9 Research & Development laboratories, look for the best and most advanced solutions to satisfy current and future customer needs. On average 20% of IDS's annual turnover is invested in R&D activities.