Israel Weapons Industries (IWI) knows that some armies want new advanced assault rifles but often are reluctant to change the ammunition. This is the reason for the development of an ACE version of its assault rifle that uses 7.62 ammunition. I-HLS reports The ACE family of assault rifles is basedRead More
Archive for May 3rd, 2013
Israel aerospace industries (IAI) Heron and Searcher UAVs of the Indian Navy’s air squadron No. 342 deployed on maritime surveillance missions along with Do-228 and helicopters, during Gemin-2 exercise
The Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron unmanned air system (UAS), General Atomics Reaper and Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 are among three platforms eyed for a Canadian tender to supply an advanced system for operation in the Arctic.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said Israeli companies were behind 41 percent of all UAVs exported in 2001-11. Those Israeli exports went to 24 countries, including the United States. i-hls reports. That volume’s expected to expand as production costs are relatively low. Israeli industry officials boast that it’sRead More
The US Air Force has been operating a globally deployed network of Rapid Attack Identification Detection Reporting Systems – satellite communications nodes that monitor civilian satellite communications signals and detecting the source of interference and jamming that could disrupt military communications dependent on those channels
The US Air Force is looking at equipping its General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft with British-developed Brimstone missiles, to reduce collateral damage. The Reapers flown by the US Air Force are currently employed with AGM-114R Hellfire ‘Romeo’ missiles and laser guided bombs. i-hls reports ALthough the AGM-114R has beenRead More