20 stories about Defense
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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
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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
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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
הדמיית מערכת לייזר להגנה מפני רקטות מפא"ת

Israeli airborne laser system successfully completes first-ever interception tests

21.06.21|Udi Etsion
The High-Power Laser system was installed on an aircraft and successfully intercepted and destroyed UAVs
מערכת ראיית לילה אלביט צבא הולנד

Elbit awarded $16 million project to supply night vision goggles to UK Armed Forces

The new deal comes on the back of $166 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence for the Royal Navy Future Naval Training Program
מערכת כיפת ברזל של רפאל משגרת טיל ליירוט רקטות במבצע שומר החומות

Rafael investing NIS 250 million to court employees

24.05.21|Udi Etsion
The company raised NIS 805 million from institutional investors in April and plans to use more than 25% of it to upgrade working conditions and recruit additional tech employees
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Israel's defense industries owed NIS 1 billion by country

30.03.21|Udi Etsion
The absence of a budget and the delay in the approval of the IDF's multi-year plan are preventing the transfer of funds from the Ministry of Defense to Israel Aerospace Industries, Elbit and Rafael
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Elbit’s fantastic Covid-19 year: $4.7 billion in revenues, $11 billion in new orders

24.03.21|Udi Etsion
The company’s 2020 net income rose by 4.3% to $238 million. “I’m hoping for political stability in Israel which will enable us to receive approval for our multi-year defense contract with the military, and the Ministry of Defense to pay off its debts,” says CEO Betsalel Machlis
מסוק CH53K החדש בחיל האוויר

Are Israel's new $100 million helicopters allergic to dust?

04.03.21|Udi Etsion
The Ministry of Defense is planning to acquire 20 CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopters at a cost of $2.1 billion but a recent report has revealed that they suffer from degrading engine performance in sandy and dusty conditions
מיאנמר הפיכה צבאית חייל נוסע במשוריין שלפי פרסומים מיוצל על ידי חברת גאיה הישראלית

In Myanmar coup, old Israeli weapons exports are still in the picture

04.03.21|Omer Kabir
Israel halted its defense export to Myanmar in 2018, but sales made in previous years are now coming back to haunt it
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Signs of Peace? Israeli companies to openly take part in Abu Dhabi weapons exhibition

27.01.21|Udi Etsion
As part of the agreement, companies from the Gulf's defense sector will also take part in Israeli exhibition in June
התעשייה האווירית ניסוי יירוט טיל MRSAM ברק 8

IAI successfully tests air and missile defense system tailored for India

MRSAM is an advanced path-breaking air and missile defense system that provides protection against a variety of aerial platforms
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Elbit to upgrade Greek air force training aircraft in $1.68 billion deal

05.01.21|Udi Etsion
The Israeli company, under contract by the Ministry of Defense, will provide Greece with 10 M-346 Italian aircraft, upgrade existing aircraft, and build and operate a simulator center
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Rafael showcases drones with AI-driven computer vision to aid urban warfare

27.12.20|Uti Etsion
The drones and robots will be able to scan and map buildings and mark people on the premises, identifying whether they are armed and help differentiate between innocent civilians and militants