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The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) directed US airlines to avoid flying to Israel's Ben Gurion International airport, fearing Hamas rocket attacks. The directive followed a rocket strike at the town of Yehud, few kilometers nearby the airport. Other attacks directed at the airport were previously foiled by Israel's Iron Dome C-RAM weapons.

Following ten days of aerial and naval attacks on terror targets in the Gaza strip, and continuous rocket fire against Israeli towns and villages by Palestinian terror groups from Gaza, Israel is increasing the pressure on Hamas in Gaza launching a ground operation within the Gaza Strip. The forces moved on 22:00 Israel Time (20:00 GMT)

Amidst operation ‘Protective Edge’, and under barrages of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel is deploying the 8th Iron Dome battery, a step that will extend the nation’s defense against those rockets.

A team of scientists in academia, research groups and industry are working with the US Army Research Lab to create nano-robots that promis to shape the battlefield for future warfighting

German armored vehicle manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and French government owned defense company Nexter Systems announced a planned merger under which the two companies plan to establish a strong Franco-German defense technology group.

The UK’s biggest military vehicle demonstration, Defence Vehicle Dynamics (DVD), has got underway in Bedfordshire yesterday, giving visitors an insight into the vast array of equipment used by the British Army.

The Scout SV family of vehicle. The first members of the family will include a troop carrier, scout, repair and recovery variants. Photo: GDUK General Dynamics...

Nexter Systems announced today the establishment of an industry consortium with two Indian companies, to pursue the Indian Army Mounted Gun System (MGS) artillery program.

The Leopard II main battle tank is displayed by the German KMW and Rheinmetall Groups. Although both are offering new production tanks to...

Some of the highlights from the dynamic demonstration held today at Eurosatory 2014 included the Infotron IT 180 unmanned rotorcraft deploying a Cobra Mk2 UGV, both unmanned vehicles are provided by the French robotics company ECA Robotics. The Thales Group displayed the Hawkei Light Protected Mobility Vehicle. Renault Defense Trucks demonstrated a number of vehicles, including the 20 ton VAB Mk III 6x6 armoured personnel carrier offering NATO Level 4 protection, anti-blast and IED protection. anti-blast and IED protection. Another vehicle from Renault is ALTV, a lightweight 4x4 platform developed by ACMAT; Terramax autonomous vehicle from Oshkosh based on an M-ATV and the VERA robotic kit installed on an EAGLE IV armored vehicle from GDELS.

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