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  • Defence Helicopter

    Avalon 2019: Rafael wants to Spike Australian helicopters and add SPICE

    1st March 2019

    Last August the Australian Army selected the Spike LR2 multipurpose missile for the Boxer 8x8 armoured vehicle under Land 400 Phase 2, and it has …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Brazilian Army scouting for Fennec and Panther weapons

    1st November 2018

    The Brazilian Army Aviation is at the selection phase of suppliers to modernise its fleet of AS550 A2 Fennec and AS365 K2 Panther with a …

  • Land Warfare

    India tests indigenous shoulder-launched ATGM

    15th October 2018

    On 15-16 September, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in India successfully conducted the first live-fire tests of its shoulder-launched Man-Portable Antitank Guided Missile …

  • Defence Notes

    ADAS 2018: Rafael solutions for ground and air

    27th September 2018

    While air defence is critical for any nation, the Philippines currently has no ground-based missile system. However, at ADAS, Rafael is highlighting its Air Defence …

  • Defence Helicopter

    MSPO 2018: Rafael unveil Spike ER2

    4th September 2018

    Precision weapons system manufacturer Rafael is debuting its latest extended range missile - the Spike ER2 - at MSPO 2018.  Marketed as a 'fifth generation' …

  • Land Warfare

    Australian opens Land 400 Phase 3 tender

    24th August 2018

    On 24 August the Australian government announced the formal opening of a multi-billion dollar request for tender (RfT) for the Land 400 Phase 3 project …

  • Land Warfare

    Rafael’s Spike LR2 for Australian Boxers

    24th August 2018

    Rafael Advanced Defence System’s Spike LR2 system has been selected as the anti-tank guided weapon for the Australian Defence Force’s Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle. The …

  • Naval Warfare

    Philippines enters the missile age

    10th August 2018

    The Philippines fired a missile for the first time in its history from aboard a Multipurpose Assault Craft (MPAC) Mk 3 vessel on 9 August. …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Brazil on the attack in two decades time

    23rd July 2018

    According to the Brazilian Army, a branch of the armed forces will have to wait until the 2030s before it can operate its attack helicopters, Shephard has …

  • Land Warfare

    Eurosatory 2018: Lithuania receives first Boxer IFVs

    19th June 2018

    Lithuania has taken delivery of it first two pre-series Boxer prototypes configured as heavily-armed IFVs, with series production of the initial batch of vehicles also …

  • Digital Battlespace

    Eurosatory 2018: Israeli companies look to speed up joint fires

    13th June 2018

    Israeli manufacturers have used Eurosatory to promote a series of networked attack solutions designed to provide a more efficient fire support capability to forward deployed …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    Rafael demonstrates Protector USV to NATO

    13th June 2018

    Rafael Advance Defense Systems has demonstrated the capabilities of the Protector USV against naval swarm threats for NATO forces. The demonstration, which included a simulated firing …

  • Land Warfare

    Australia sees Spike in missile capability

    31st May 2018

    Australia has selected the Rafael Spike LR2 multipurpose missile to equip its army’s future Rheinmetall Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRV), according to testimony given by …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Manila anticipates vanilla attack helicopters

    25th May 2018

    Jordan is expected to donate a pair of second-hand Bell AH-1F Cobra attack helicopters to the Philippine Air Force (PAF), according to the Philippine News …

  • Naval Warfare

    Azerbaijan Border Guard receives a boost with new OPV

    13th May 2018

    Azerbaijan's coast guard (known as Sahil Mühafizəsinin), part of the country's Border Guard Service or Dövlət Sərhəd Xidmətinin (DSX), has launched its fifth locally built …

Programme Results - Defence Insight

  • APCs/IFVs - 6x6, APCs/IFVs - 8x8, APCs/IFVs - tracked

    Poland Ottokar-Brzoza Tank Destroyer

    Programme Background Poland's 14th Anti-Tank Artillery Regiment was previously equipped with the obsolete 9P133, a variant of the Soviet BRDM-2 armoured vehicle equipped with a launcher for ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Vilkas

    Programme Background Lithuania's Boxers are manufactured by the ARTEC production lines in Germany and the Netherlands. KMW is responsible for producing 56 of the vehicles ...

  • APCs/IFVs - tracked

    Hunter IFV (Forecast)

    Development of the Hunter began in 2006 and was assisted by Singapore's Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA). At least five variants of the platform have been ...

  • APCs/IFVs - tracked

    Hunter (Contracted)

    Development of the Hunter began in 2006 and was assisted by Singapore's Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA). At least five variants of the platform have been ...

  • APCs/IFVs - tracked

    Project Land 400 Phase 3 (Australia)

    Programme Background Requirement: 2015 RfI The Land 400 Phase 3 programme will procure a new tracked IFV to replace the Australian Army's legacy fleet of ...

  • Reconnaissance/patrol vehicles

    ARV (USMC)

    Programme Background The ARV constitutes one component of a wider USMC effort to develop an interconnected network of manned and unmanned platforms more suited to ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Land 400 Phase 2 - Boxer CRV

    Programme Background History The Land 400 Phase 2 programme will procure a replacement for the ASLAV, a derivative of the General Dynamics Land Systems Light Armoured Vehicle ...

  • APCs/IFVs - tracked

    Land 400 Phase 3 (Amphibious Vehicles)

    Programme Background The Australian DoD released the initial RfI for the Land 400 Phase 3 programme in November 2015. Following consultations with local industry, the ...

  • APCs/IFVs - tracked

    Land 400 Phase 3 (Logistics, Ammunition Carrier and Mortar Carrier Variants)

    Programme Background The Australian DoD released the initial RfI for the Land 400 Phase 3 programme in November 2015. Following consultations with local industry, the ...

  • Special operations vehicles

    Death Adder RTV 2

    Programme Background The 2nd Commando Regiment currently operates an RTV designed and manufactured by Australia's Bale Defence. These were delivered between 2014 and 2015. Intended ...

  • Special operations vehicles

    Death Adder RTV 2 (Options)

    Programme Background The 2nd Commando Regiment currently operates an RTV designed and manufactured by Australia's Bale Defence. These were delivered between 2014 and 2015. Intended ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    VCR (First Batch)

    Programme Background Purpose The VCR programme is to replace several legacy wheeled and tracked vehicles currently in service with the Spanish Army including the BMR-600 6x6, ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    VCR (Second Batch)

    Programme Background Purpose The VCR programme is to replace several legacy wheeled and tracked vehicles currently in service with the Spanish Army including the BMR-600 6x6, ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    VCR (Third Batch)

    Programme Background Purpose The VCR programme is to replace several legacy wheeled and tracked vehicles currently in service with the Spanish Army including the BMR-600 ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Boxer (Slovenia)

    Programme Background Requirement As part of its broader military modernisation plans outlined in its Medium-Term Defense Plan 2018-2023, the Slovenian MoD identified a requirement for ...

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Crew-served assault/anti-tank weapons

    Spike LR2

    The Spike LR2 (NT-S) is Rafael’s fifth generation of the Spike missile and is backwards-compatible with existing Spike launchers.  Two warheads have been developed: a ...

  • Multipurpose missiles

    Spike NLOS

    The Spike NLOS (non-line-of-sight) is a multi-purpose, EO missile system with a real-time wireless data link capable of attacking targets at ranges up to 25km. ...

  • Multipurpose missiles

    Spike ER2

    The Spike ER2 (Extended Range) is a multipurpose missile that can be fired from ground-based, airborne or naval platforms at a range of surface targets, ...

  • Multipurpose missiles

    Spike ER

    The Spike ER is a fourth-generation, multipurpose missile fitted with EO charge-coupled device/imaging IR sensors for operation during the day, night and in adverse weather. ...

  • Individual assault/anti-tank weapons

    Spike SR

    Part of Rafael's Spike missile family, the fire-and-forget, man-portable Spike Short Range (SR) EO-guided missile system has operational capabilities in all weather conditions. Although the ...

  • Land: infantry weapon simulators

    Spike Trainer

    This EO trainer for the Spike missile incorporates simulations of different sensors (including IR). The trainer enables mission rehearsal and trains the gunner in procedural, ...

  • Loitering munitions, Military UAS - mini, Military UAS - rotary-wing

    Spike Firefly

    Spike FireFly is a loitering munition developed jointly by Rafael and Israeli MoD. It is designated as Maoz by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF). The Spike FireFly has ...

  • Crew-served assault/anti-tank weapons, Multipurpose missiles

    Spike MR/LR

    The Spike MR and Spike LR share the same command launch unit, thermal sight, tripod and missile technology. The fire-and-forget missile is equipped with an ...

  • Towed rocket launchers

    SPARC

    Rafael unveiled the SPARC, a 360° remote-controlled towed launcher for its Spike non-line-of-sight (NLOS) missile, at the September 2015 DSEI exhibition in London. Spike NLOS ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Freccia

    The Freccia 8x8 was developed by CIO to meet an Italian Army requirement for an IFV derived from the 105mm-armed Centauro cavalry vehicle to equip ...

  • Military - USVs

    Protector

    The Protector, having been in use since 2004, was the first USV to enter operational service. It is fitted with several subsystems that include; a radar, ...

  • Land: RWS

    Samson MK I

    Formerly known as the Remote Controlled Weapon Station-30 (RCWS-30), the Samson MK I is a dual-axis gyro-stabilised unmanned turret developed by Rafael to meet the ...

  • Land: RWS

    Samson Mk II/ Samson 30

    The Samson Mk II (now referred to as the Samson 30) was unveiled in 2012 as a replacement for the original Samson uncrewed turret. Like ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    Boxer CRV

    In March 2018, the Australian DoD announced that it had selected the Rheinmetall Boxer CRV, a further development of the ARTEC 8x8 Boxer APC, to meet ...

  • Land: RWS

    R800

    The R800 is a RWS developed by EOS for integration on heavy armoured vehicle platforms. It is designed to offer the capabilities of a medium ...