20 stories about Defense

Air defense system sales propel Rafael to record earnings, $10.8 billion order backlog

27.08.23|Yuval Azulay
During the first half of the year, the company's sales increased by 28% in comparison to the first half of 2022, totaling around $1.61 billion
מערכת כיפת ברזל של רפאל משגרת טיל ליירוט רקטות במבצע שומר החומות

US Marines adding Iron Dome to arsenal, planning to buy three batteries and over 1,800 interceptors

The deal with the Marines, who tested the systems last year, could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars for Rafael
טיל חץ

Russia-Ukraine war drives European demand for Israeli missile defense systems

07.08.23|Yuval Azulay
Arrow 3 and David's Sling gaining momentum with first-ever exports to Germany and Finland
David's Sling קלע דוד

We'll always have Paris: Geopolitical shakeup means big business for Israel's defense sector

26.06.23|Yuval Azulay
Israel Aerospace Industries, Rafael, Elbit and others showed out in full force in the Paris Air Show after a record year in which Israel exported a record $12.5 billion in defense products
מערכת יירוט טילים קלע חד מתוצרת רפאל

Is Israel's hypersonic missile interceptor SkySonic a game changer?

SkySonic has yet to undergo its first flight tests and the timetables for the completion of the development are unclear. However, the first-ever such interceptor to be revealed is still generating plenty of intrigue

Israel’s Rafael reveals SkySonic, the first-ever hypersonic missile interceptor

14.06.23|Yuval Azulay
The Israeli state-owned defense contractor behind the Iron Dome and David's Sling air shields announced the development of the new system a week after Iran said it had produced its first such weapon
מל"ט של אלביט מסוג Watchkeeper X

Israel defense exports reached record $12.5 billion last year, including a quarter to Arab partners

The 2022 figures marked a 50% increase over the previous three years and a doubling in volume over the previous decade
כלי אוטונומי קרקעי תעשייה אווירית

"Our mission is to turn the State of Israel into an AI superpower"

Defense Ministry director-general Eyal Zamir also revealed that steps to harness rapid AI evolutions include the formation of a dedicated organization for military robotics in the ministry, and a record-high budget for related research and development this year
תותח אטמוס של חברת אלביט

Elbit closing on $1 billion in deals in 2023 with latest contracts

"We are witnessing a trajectory of an increased demand for advanced artillery solutions from militaries around the world, including European countries and NATO members,” said Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, President and CEO of Elbit Systems
לוחמים עם מערכת ראיית הלילה

Elbit reaches $450 million in deals in just two weeks

Since the start of the year, the defense giant has landed deals to supply advanced electro-optical systems, rockets for armed forces, as well as the operating and maintaining of simulation centers for the Israeli Air Force's F-16 fleet and the IDF's Armored Corps
צילום לווין שריפה

The Israeli company using satellite data to monitor international conflicts

30.06.22|Yafit Ovadia
“There’s a staggering amount of data out there; if you know what to do, you can turn yourself into a miniature intelligence powerhouse,” says Managing Director of The Intel Lab Itay Bar-Lev
בני גנץ שר הביטחון

Israeli defense exports reach record high of $11.3 billion in 2021

12.04.22|Udi Etsion
After a 33% leap in Israeli arms sales over the past year, the Ministry of Defense is expecting an additional rise once Europe takes up arms due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine
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RADA’s tactical radars are keeping forces safe from aerial threats

08.04.22|Yafit Ovadia
The defense company’s active-detection radar can discern UAVs, mortars, and other small threats. “Soon NATO forces will need our solution too,” says CEO Dubi Sella
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The Israeli company developing the eyes behind suicide drones

06.04.22|Yafit Ovadia
NextVision Stabilized Systems’ cameras enable drones to monitor areas like never before, and hone in and attack targets, when needed
רן פוליאקין מנכ"ל ננוקס

SixAI to invest $40 million to help commercialize IAI’s military technology

27.10.21|Udi Etsion
As part of the agreement, Israel Aerospace Industries will make its in-house technologies available to SixAI as well as its laboratory services and experimental facilities. Poliakine: "Image processing that enables a missile to detect a target can also greatly upgrade CT scan capabilities"
לוויין של התעשייה האווירית

IAI unveils new mini satellite, cloud capabilities at Dubai Expo

26.10.21|Yafit Ovadia
The aerospace company unveiled its new mini communication satellite, and launched a cloud-based ground station for satellite-generated data
מל"ט הרון TP מל"ט הרון איתן התעשייה האווירית

U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan to end 20 years of Israeli weapon deals

22.08.21|Udi Etsion
Although the Israeli military had no part in the war in Afghanistan, its defense industries sold weapons such as drones, armor for APCs and anti-tank missiles to the United States and other ally forces, totaling over a billion dollars