Israel must wait while Egypt upgrades Apaches
Egypt seems to have stolen a march on Israel with a plan to upgrade its AH-64D Apache helicopters to the AH-64E Guardian standard.
Israelis fine-tune King Stallion requirements
Israel has FMS approval to buy new CH-53K heavy-lift helicopters — but certain important details still need to be defined.
Israel bets on AI with Carmel
Will a ‘buttoned down’ AFV with just two crew enhance mission efficiency for IDF armoured units?
Iranian words and deeds raise the regional stakes
The US officially points the finger at Tehran after the 30 July UAV attack on a vessel in the Gulf of Oman, while the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps continues to ratchet tensions with a grandiose new claim.
30th July 2021
Has the recent Gaza flare-up tipped the scales in favour of a new IDF surface-to-surface missile unit, despite air force opposition?
28th June 2021
Will the Biden administration decide to reverse moves by its predecessor to loosen UAV export restrictions under the Missile Technology Control Regime?
21st June 2021
Israel claims success in a series of C-UAS tests using an airborne high-powered laser.
8th June 2021
Israeli industry looks towards innovative propulsion systems and new-generation propellant.
21st May 2021
IAI is exploring the potential of nanosatellites and microsatellites to deliver persistent overhead surveillance of threat areas.
7th May 2021
German UAS operators will soon start to train with a specially adapted version of the Israeli-made Heron TP.
5th May 2021
A US-owned Israeli firm is developing a logistical solution to avoid the problem of drift orbit.
22nd April 2021
The newest robotic ground vehicle for the IDF is designed for integration with tactical forces in mobile, dismounted operations.
19th April 2021
Interceptor used in March test was the first series-production Barak ER missile, with the IDF the most likely launch customer. The extended-range Barak variant will slot into the existing Israeli air defence umbrella of systems.
12th April 2021
Rafael may combine software-defined radio communications with unmanned aerial capabilities from Aeronautics.
9th February 2021
An issue around selling a missile with US components seems to have been solved — either the US relented or MBDA was able to source an alternative.
29th January 2021
Standoff glide bomb is being rolled out by Israeli Air Force to complement Spice 1000 and Spice 2000.
27th January 2021
SH-60Fs are expected to operate from Sa’ar 6 corvettes with Elta ELM-family maritime radar and other classified sensors, as well as Spike missile variants.
14th January 2021
Egypt is believed to be interested in the Falco Xplorer ISR platform, in keeping with a strong defence business relationship between Italy and the North African country.
16th December 2020
David’s Sling was tested simultaneously with an upgraded Iron Dome system and the Arrow ballistic missile interceptor — some of these capabilities could appeal to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
25th November 2020
Talks are only at an early stage, and questions remain over how procurement of the fourth-generation multirole aircraft would be funded
9th November 2020
Will the appeal of technology to enable swarm operations of tanks and APCs overcome concerns over human factors?
26th October 2020
Defence and decoy systems are intended to protect the vessels from missile attack
2nd October 2020
The selection of Rafael as preferred bidder for the Czech Republic's mobile air defence requirement is notable for including a strong element of local industrial workshare
1st October 2020
A new and as yet unnamed anti-ship missile, developed by Israel Aerospace Industries for the Israeli Navy, was test-fired for the first time in the …