The IDF today called to service 2000 reservists in what is defined as a “sudden drill”. The reservists will be in northern Israel until the end of the week. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) are on the highest alert today as the civil war in Syria moved to another “dangerousRead More
Archive for April, 2013
Elbit Systems will supply electro-optical observation and surveillance systems for the Brazilian border security program known as ‘SISFRON’. The systems will be supplied via Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary AEL Sistemas, starting in 2014
The Iron Curtain active protection system (APS) for protected vehicles has recently passed a successful test series on board an armored vehicle provided by BAE Systems for U.S. government testing. According to the company CEO Keith Brendley, the system is ready for integration on combat vehicles.
Israel received today the fifth Dolphin-Class submarine. “INS Rahav” will arrive in Israel during the course of 2013, upon the completion and installation of its relevant systems.
Warfighters pay a high price for lack of auditory protection, but often they consider such price justified, for it keeps them sharp to react quickly and effectively, thus staying alive in combat. Sharpening the warfighter’s hearing while while protecting them from short and long terms risks, next generation of hearing protection are expected soon at a battlefield near you…
Lt. General Christopher C. Bogdan, the Program Executive Officer outlined the achievements and hurdles of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) in his testimony in front of the Senate Armed Services committee. While the program is now in a better shape, obstacles still remain, in software integration, affordability and future operating & support.
The French President Francois Hollande will release a long-awaited update to the nation’s defense strategy Monday. The new strategy is likely to address France’s role in the newly European defense policy, under the current fiscal stress, parallel to the diminishing presence of US forces in the continent.