Air & Space

How to Defend against Enemy Aerial Infiltrations
The Patriot surface-to-air missile system, officially known as the MIM-104, is an important part of Israel’s aerial defense. During the IDF’s most recent operation, the system executed its first three interceptions in the past 20 years
IsraelDefense
19/11/2014
J-MUSIC Systems to be integrated in German Airbus Aircraft
Elbit Systems awarded a contract to supply its MUSIC self-protection DIRCM systems for the German Air Force’s new A400M aircraft. The contract will be performed over approximately one-year
IsraelDefense
17/11/2014
Supporting the US Air Force
Elbit Systems U.S. ssubsidiary was awarded approximately $29 million contract to provide logistics support to the United States Air Force’s F-16 Head-Up Displays
IsraelDefense
12/11/2014
Barak-8 Air & Missile Defense System Successfully Tested
IAI and the Israeli Ministry of Defense conducted a successful test of the Barak-8 Air & Missile Defense System: The weapon system calculated the optimal interception point, launched the Barak-8 missile into its operational trajectory that acquired the target, and successfully intercepted it
IsraelDefense
10/11/2014
Chinese Anti-drone System
According to Chinese Xinhua news agency, China's military has developed a laser system for detecting and intercepting low-flying small drones. If the report is true, the system is a competitor against RADA's radar and perhaps also Rafael's Iron Beam
IsraelDefense
4/11/2014
TaxiBot Makes History: Towing the Boeing 737
EASA and CAAI certified the Boeing 737 taxiing from the gate to takeoff by IAI's TaxiBot, a semi-robotic pilot controlled vehicle designed to transport airline aircraft without using the airplane's own engines
IsraelDefense
4/11/2014
IAI's Heron will Continue to Operate in Australia
IAI's Heron UAS will continue to operate in Australia following a successful service in Afghanistan. A six-year, $120 million lease extension will see two IAI Heron surveillance UAVs remain in RAAF service until the introduction of the MQ-4C Triton
IsraelDefense
2/11/2014
Israel to Purchase Second Squadron of F-35 from the US
The Minister of Defense and his American counterpart agreed on the acquisition of a second squadron of the advanced fighter jet. US Secretary of Defense approved the continuance of IDF procurement of American-made precision weapons
Or Heller
28/10/2014
RT LTA to Unveil Next-Generation Tactical Aerostat
The Skystar 400 features heavier payloads, extended communication volume and range. The company announces the recent opening of its US subsidiary in Texas - RT Aerostat Systems
IsraelDefense
26/10/2014
Elbit to Upgrade F-5
Elbit Systems was awarded approximately $85 million in contracts from an Asian customer to perform an F-5 upgrade program and to supply electro-optic and communication systems
IsraelDefense
22/10/2014
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