20 stories about Rafael
מגזין נשים 2024 ענת היא ראשת פרויקט מערך השיגור והמיירט של קלע דוד בחברת רפאל

The female force rocketing Israel's David's Sling air defense system

26.02.24|Yuval Azulay
Anat, the head of the launch and interceptor system project for the David’s Sling at Rafael, whose full name and photo cannot be revealed, discusses the new operational reality since October 7 and the new threats against which David’s Sling is being prepared
Iron Dome כיפת ברזל

Israeli missiles, spy gear and drones in high demand at air show amid war

The Israeli ministry of defense and 11 of its defense contractors attended Asia's largest aerospace and defense gathering in Singapore, including Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Rafael and Elbit
מערכת מגן אור מערכת לייזר ל יירוט רקטות

Israel deployed Iron Beam laser system on Gaza front, Rafael chairman reveals

Yuval Steinitz confirmed that the system has been deployed for action, but said that it has yet to have been used for interceptions
מערכת ספיידר

Israeli ‘all-in-one’ air defense system SPYDER intercepts UAV threats in successful test

14.01.24|Yuval Azulay
During the test, SPYDER was challenged by a UAV that simulated an enemy aircraft and successfully intercepted it after detecting and identifying it in advance, tracking its path, and firing a Python 5 missile that hit it accurately
ניסוי טיל חץ 3

Israel’s weapons orders cross $5 billion since outbreak of war

14.01.24|Yuval Azulay
Due to local demand, major defense companies Rafael, Israel Aerospace Industries, and Elbit Systems have delayed the supply of weapons worth over $1.5 billion to their global customers
טיל חץ 3 התעשייה האווירית תע"א

While their stand in Dubai is empty, Israeli weapons makers present their technology on the battlefield

The exhibition stands of Israeli weapons makers remained vacant at the Dubai Airshow amid the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza. Nevertheless, the Israeli weapons industry continues to showcase its latest technologies on the battlefield, including Arrow 3 and David's Sling
Magan Or in action

Israel to test Iron Beam laser system on Hamas missiles

26.10.23|Yuval Azulay
Israeli Ministry of Defense and Rafael recently agreed to deploy "Magen Or" (Iron Beam) laser system near the border with Gaza and challenge it with rocket barrages launched by Hamas terrorists
מלחמת עזה סוללה של כיפת ברזל

Israeli defense industries divert weapons production lines due to Gaza war

16.10.23|Yuval Azulay
Elbit Systems, IAI, and Rafael were already loaded with orders from abroad due to the war in Ukraine, but demand has now increased locally with the Gaza war
מערכת יירוט בלייזר מגן אור בפעולה

Israel’s new laser defense system to become operational in 2024

"One year from now – Israel will be the first country to have partial laser protection. In two years there may be complete protection,” said Rafael Advanced Defense Systems chairman Yuval Steinitz

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

Israeli interceptor David's Sling hits another landmark two months after first real-world success

The David's Sling system joins the Arrow, Iron Dome, and Naval Iron Dome systems to form Israel's national air defense system
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