Company Profile

Our philosophy is to design, manufacture and integrate state-of-the-art, reliable and cost-competitive maritime and surveillance systems while excelling in providing unsurpassed customer assistance.

Over 40 years of commitment in navigation safety and awareness

GEM elettronica

GEM elettronica radar antennas

  • GEM elettronica was founded in 1977 with the mission of designing, producing and supporting innovative and cost-effective naval radar and on-board integrated systems for maritime surveillance and safety of navigation.
  • GEM elettronica operates principally as Prime Contractor, distinguishing itself for the ability of meeting requirements of all customers for both small- and large-scale systems thanks to its emerging technologies and capability in providing excellent cost/performance solutions.
  • GEM elettronica has extensive experience in finding optimal and innovative engineering solutions to different customer’s needs.
  • GEM elettronica mission is to offer state-of-the-art sensors / systems for maritime navigation and coastal / border surveillance, as well as to apply diversified and modern technologies to emerging operational requirements.
  • Today, the company also offers integrated systems, inertial sensors and software dedicated to maritime navigation and in support of Homeland Security missions for coastal, airports and ports surveillance.
  • GEM elettronica develops electronic maritime systems with high technological content while carrying out internally all its own R&D activities in the fields of maritime electronics, electro-optics, laser and crypto information.
  • GEM elettronica has positioned itself as a primary European player in the field of photonics by offering products to its customers and industry partners with sophisticated and innovative technology at competitive costs, including fiber-optic gyro (FOG), active lasers and inertial navigation systems.

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GEM elettronica – via Amerigo Vespucci, 9 – 63074 – San Benedetto del Tronto (AP) ITALY – Tel. +39 0735 59051 – Email:

HeadQuarters, R&D,
Service and Marketing

More than 60 highly skilled engineers are involved in the design of new state-of-the-art products in collaboration with the National Research Center (CNR), universities, and various research institutes for:

hardware, software, microwave
and mechanical design.

Optical Instrument Division

Fiber Optic Gyro, Attitude and Heading Measurement Systems, Range Finder.

Surveillance and Telemetry Systems, Active Laser Illuminator, Identification and Night Vision Systems, Ring Laser Gyro, Inertial Navigation Systems.



In order to test new manufactured radar antennas, Gem elettronica dispose of two measurement areas: a near field test range and a far field test range. Moreover, at its headquarters in San Benedetto del Tronto, the company uses an important testing station for the trials of its antennas.


The Production Plant includes circuit boards mounting, equipment assembly, and final test areas.

Designing and building advanced electronic systems for defense and civil applications has been GEM elettronica’s mission since its inception in 1977.

Having proven itself capable of fulfilling this mission repeatedly in the long term, GEM elettronica has risen to become one of Italy's leading defense electronics companies. From its beginnings in navigation radar, the Company today supplies an extensive, diverse range of electronic equipment to many of the world's countries. GEM elettronica knows how to deliver reliable electronics systems that exceed performance specifications. And it knows how to do this on time and at contained costs.

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT - San Benedetto del Tronto (AP)

GEM elettronica ECDIS
GEM elettronica Hardware FPGA
GEM elettronica software
GEM elettronica masterista

San Benedetto del Tronto (AP)

PRANS lab employs highly-qualified multidisciplinary researchers, coming from different academic and scientific environments. Between this research professionals there are engineers, physicians, mathematics and qualified technicians professionally specialized in the domain of inertial navigation systems. The company’s investments dedicated to the empowerment of this research center have augmented throughout the years and its capabilities grew fast thanks to the excellent results of its research projects, attested by the important national and international acknowledgements received.

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