Weapons

20 stories about Weapons
מטוס F35 חמקן

Israeli reliance on US arms under the microscope as Rafah attack looms

06.05.24|Yuval Sade
A report by the Israeli Chief Accountant reveals the dramatic dependence of the country on the United States in the current war.
חיילי צה"ל ב רצועת עזה 3.12.23 מלחמה בעזה חרבות ברזל

From battlefield to bargain bin: IDF soldiers flood online market with unused combat equipment

12.02.24|Yuval Sade
The severe shortage of combat equipment since October 7 led to a flood of private donations, and many surpluses, which are now being sold online, on second-hand sales platforms
ירי ארטילריה לעבר עזה

Global ammo shortage forcing Israel to limit Gaza bombings

28.01.24|Yuval Sade
The IDF is grappling with depleted ammunition stockpiles, having to navigate the delicate balance between addressing current missions and ensuring readiness for unforeseen challenges
כלי נשק מוברחים לישראל וידאו

From an M16 to an AK47: How much do smuggled firearms cost on the streets?

04.01.24|Tomer Ganon
The smuggling of weapons and drugs returned to the headlines following the war in Gaza, but Israel has been struggling to deal with this problem for many years
טנקים משוריינים של צה"ל ב רצועת עזה מלחמת עזה 15.11.2023

Israel halting export of tanks, rebuilding armored forces amid Gaza war

19.11.23|Yuval Azoulay
A deal to sell hundreds of IDF tanks to Europe was canceled amid the decision to re-increase the armored forces. Israel is buying dozens of D9 bulldozers and adapting them to be autonomous.
תותח 155 מ"מ M109 מלחמת עזה נשק אמריקאי

US increasing military aid to Israel, including ammunition and guided missiles

15.11.23|CTech
Internal documents from the US Department of Defense obtained by Bloomberg reveal the list of weapons that Israel is requesting in addition to Iron Dome interceptors, including Hellfire missiles for Apache helicopters, bombs to destroy bunkers and armored vehicles.
Iron dome with the assistance of the CAM software for the solidcam machining.

US weapon manufacturers expecting boost in sales from Israel

18.10.23|CTech
The U.S. will increase shipments of Iron Dome interceptor missiles and other weapons
מעבר גבול בשליטה אזרית לאחר הפלישה של אזרבייג'ן לגורנו קרבאך ארמניה

Advanced Israeli weaponry playing major role in Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh offensive

02.10.23|Yuval Azulay
Over the past two decades, Israeli companies have reportedly sold the Azeri army advanced weaponry worth billions of dollars, including UAVs, anti-tank missiles, and precision surface-to-surface missiles
Liran Antebi INSS

"The problem is not with the weapon, it is with the AI"

25.08.22|James Spiro
Our fear of drones that carry out attacks is misguided- the real danger is the technology that runs them, explains Liran Antebi, Research Fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)
תערוכה ביטחונית ISDEF תל אביב 3

Major arms and security show in Tel Aviv expecting record attendance amid Ukraine-Russia war

08.03.22|Udi Etsion
The exhibition, the first in Israel since the pandemic began, is expected to draw 4,500 international guests, but the Russians are unlikely to come
תותח אלביט

Elbit awarded $106 million contract to supply automatic gun systems to Asia-Pacific country

15.11.21|CTech
Over the past week, the defense powerhouse has also announced a $74 million deal for airborne munitions with South Korea and a $100 million deal with the UK Royal Navy for electronic warfare
הקברניט חמאס רקטות כיפת ברזל

Ministry of Defense taps VCs to fund weapon development

06.07.21|Udi Etsion
MoD representatives have held talks with venture capital funds regarding making joint investments in startups that are developing technology that can be used both in the defense and civilian sectors
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India Covid crisis threatening the sales of Israel's defense sector

10.05.21|Udi Etsion
Israel's defense industry generates around $1 billion in income annually from exports to India, but the pandemic ravaging the subcontinent is set to lead to a dramatic cutback in the country's defense budget
תערוכה ביטחונית אבו דאבי  IDEX 1

Director of Abu Dhabi arms exhibition calls on Netanyahu to approve Israeli participation in defense event

16.02.21|Udi Etsion
Saeed Al Mansouri sent a letter to the Prime Minister stressing that the Israeli delegation's presence is "extremely important for the exchange of business and the building of ties" and “presents the chance to evaluate the best possible solutions for the regional and global threats that we commonly face”
טילי ספייק רפאל

Israeli participation in Abu Dhabi arms exhibition in doubt after delegation is grounded

15.02.21|Udi Etsion
Defense sector companies had their request for special approval to fly to the UAE turned down due to the Covid-19 pandemic
ניסוי בלב ים של מערכת הנשק לורה

Israel Aerospace Industries Showcases Ballistic Strike Missile

02.06.20|CTech
The trial, held in the open sea, was designed and performed under Covid-19 restrictions and demonstrated the capabilities of the advanced system to customers
חיילים סודנים סודאן South Sudan soldier

Former General Seeks Israeli Officials' Aid Against Illegal Arms Trade Allegations

01.07.19|Tomer Ganon
In December, the U.S. imposed financial sanctions against retired Israeli Maj. Gen. Israel Ziv claiming he supplied weapons and ammunition to both sides in the civil war in South Sudan