IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi SpA

Aeronautical / Naval Electromagnetic Engineering and Aeronavigation

IDS S.p.A. is an independent system engineering company operating in both defence and civilian fields with its staff of three hundred, mostly graduated in electronics, electromagnetic and aerospace engineering. IDS has been providing high technology engineering consultancy and integrated software and hardware system solutions since it was founded in 1980. The company is organised into four business lines:

Naval Electromagnetic

Naval Electromagnetic - Ship Electromagnetic Design FrameworkThe Naval Division supports and advises navies, shipyards and the naval industry in optimising the electromagnetic (EM) performance of naval platforms and fleets.

Due to experience gained through 30 years of total electromagnetic ship design, the division matured a risk management approach in the EM design area that has been successfully adopted in our design products as well, both simulations and measurement systems.

Aircraft Electromagnetic

Aircraft Electromagnetic - VIRAF Virtual Aircraft FrameworkThe Aeronautical Division provides aeronautical industries and  defence ministries with comprehensive engineering support including development of software products and  consultancy services, in areas ranging from the development of flight control systems to electromagnetic design of air platforms such as RCS/IR signature prediction and measurements, EMC/EMI analysis and antenna siting.


Aeronavigation - Flight Procedure Design and Airspace ManagementThe Aeronavigation Division supports civil and military aviation agencies and air navigation service providers with ICAO/FAA compliant integrated systems for instrument flight procedure design and ground validation, and with a comprehensive suite of applications for Aeronautical Information Management, navigation aids performance assessment and radar siting and electromagnetic compatibility analysis. The division supplies its professional commercial solutions and engineering services worldwide tailoring them to clients’ needs to fit their specific requirements and workflows

Ground Probing Radar

Stream EM Extensive 3D Utilities MappingThe GeoRadar Division designs, manufactures and sells its comprehensive suite of Ground Probing Radar equipment for performing non-destructive investigations for surveying utilities buried under roads, buildings and bridge structures and archaeological sites. In addition, the new IBIS range, applying innovative microwave interferometry, provides monitoring solutions for slopes movement in mining, landslides, building and bridge vibrations.

Proprietary Software tools are developed documented and maintained according to ISO 9001:2008, ESA and Defence Administration quality and security standards.

IBIS M Slope Movement MonitoringIDS  INGEGNERIA DEI SISTEMI  S.p.A.

Stock Capital € 7.500.000

Chairman and Managing Director:  G.BARDELLI
Chief Operating Officer:     R.RAUBER
Marketing Director:  A.PARENTE


IDS offers its services and products to Government Agencies, Defence and Civil Industry and Research Establishments requiring specific technical support in developing special projects as well as implementing complex programs.
Italian Ministry of Defence (Navy, Army, Air Force)

  • U.K. Ministry of Defence P.E.
  • French Ministry of Defence (DGA)
  • Indian Ministry of Defence
  • Turkish Ministry of Defence
  • USA DoD
  • Egyptian Ministry of Defence
  • South Korean ADD (Ag. For Defence Development)
  • ESA (European Space Agency) ESTEC & ASI (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana)
  • ENAV S.p.A. (Italian Air Navigation Service Provider)
  • Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs)
  • Alenia Aermacchi S.p.A.
  • AgustaWestland.
  • Selex Sistemi Integrati S.p.A.
  • Alenia Aeronautica S.p.A
  • BAE Systems (UK)
  • Fincantieri (S.p.A)
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Intermarine S.p.A.
  • MBDA Italia Systems (Missile Systems)
  • Raytheon
  • Thales S.p.A. (former ANS Air Nav. Sys.)
  • Thales (UK)
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