What they create and where:

The company is one of the world’s leaders in the development of multilateral systems and technologies for tracking and recognizing items on a multistatic basis. In other words, and translated into “human language”:it develops, manufactures and implements systems to ensure the safety of air traffic, for both civilian and military purposes. The headquarters of the company are in Pardubice. Other branches and subsidiaries operate in various parts of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

What are they innovative about:

Development and innovation in the field of passive radiolocation are firmly part of the company’s DNA. Among the most significant achievements is the unique passive tracking system VERA-NG for tracking and identifying targets in the air, on land and at sea, usable for air defense and modern electronic warfare. ERA has defined a new category of sensors, the so-called PET (Passive ESM Tracker). It has clearly entered the history of air traffic control. It has promoted multilateration among the basic technologies for tracking the movement of aircraft from takeoff to landing. Its intention is to continue to market new technologies that will be able to face today’s challenges.

Market operations and successes:

The company was established in 1994, when it continued the more than 30-year operation of the company Tesla in Pardubice. Today it has a foreign owner and has won the prestigious Superbrands title. It has been a success in NATO’s competition for the best technological innovation.



More than 130 commercial entities – civil and military customers in 66 countries around the world – have chosen ERA as their system supplier. The company exports to Europe, Africa, Asia, South and North America and the Middle East. (more here: