Smiths Group is a British headquartered engineering firm.
Smiths Group products include connectors used in fighting vehicles, unmanned vehicles and avionics systems.” They have applied for a number of military export licenses to Israel. Between 2008 and 2021 Smiths Group applied for 32 licenses to export military goods to Israel. They have supplied a number of components to the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lighting II programme. The F-35 Lightning II was first used by Israel in 2018, and has been used in Israel’s May 2021 aerial bombardment of Gaza.