20 stories about Rafael
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
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
David's Sling קלע דוד

Rafael nets over $700 million in one week through arms deals with Greek and Finnish militaries

11.04.23|Yuval Azulai
The defense company will provide Greece and Finland with anti-tank and air defense systems respectively, subject to American approval
מערכת מגן אור

Israel's Rafael, Lockheed Martin team up to develop laser weapon system

05.12.22|CTech and Reuters
The companies plan to produce a new version of the Iron Beam, which is expected to be the first-ever operational system for ground-based air defense against threats such as rockets, mortars and UAV’s
חרדים ברפאל

The ultra-Orthodox cyber division protecting Iron Dome

24.04.22|Udi Etsion
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has a special cyber division in Jerusalem that includes 55 ultra-Orthodox employees, some former yeshiva students, that help make sure no one penetrates the air defense system
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
הקברניט חמאס רקטות כיפת ברזל

Iranian hackers suspected of breaking into defense company Rafael's systems

01.02.22|Raphael Kahan and Udi Etsion
The hackers, who belong to the Iranian regime-supported "Moses Staff", uploaded to the Darknet examples from Rafael's database and offered up the stolen data for 100 bitcoin
מל"ט של ALTI

Avnon Group strengthens position in drone market with $7.75 million acquisition of ALTI

29.08.21|Udi Etsion
Group company iSTAR is acquiring South Africa’s ALTI, a UAV manufacturer specializing in drones that take off and land vertically
Yehuda Zisapel  Alon Ben-Zur

Rafael and RAD Bynet prepare to train Israel’s periphery in AI skills

18.08.21|James Spiro
The one-year program for recent veterans of the IDF is designed to boost the country’s northern region and shrink the talent shortage
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
נגמ"ש סטרייקר

U.S. Army to buy remote-controlled weapons from Rafael for $150 million

06.06.21|Udi Etsion
The Israeli defense company, along with its American partners, will supply the U.S. Army with APC “lethal” weapons positions. Meanwhile, a deal with the U.S. Marines for Iron Dome interceptors is in the works