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Trophy APS
Active Protection for Israeli AFVs – More than Hard Kill

AMSTAF UGV
AMSTAF – Autonomous, Robotic Security Vehicle

Zibar MK II
New Pick-Up Truck ZIBAR Hauls 2.8 Tons Anywhere

SandCat Special Operation
Security Israel, Combat 2011 Photo Report

Sandcat Police
Stretched Paramilitary Versions for the Sandcat

Medi-T Front Emergency Operation Tent
Medi-T Offers Clean Space for Deployable Operating Rooms in Emergency

XC2V
Crowd-Driven Combat Support Vehicle Prototype Completed in 98 Days

Qiam Launch
Iran Embarks on the 6th ‘Great Prophet’ Week-Long Exercise

SS-NX-30 Bulava
SS-NX-30 Bulava Tests to Resume This Week

A400M
Paris Airshow 2011 Photo Report

PARS 3 LR
PARS 3 LR Competes for Two Indian Attack Helicopter Programs

WASP UAV
Missile or UAV? UVision Introduces the WASP

MicroB UAV
Globe-i Zooming in to a “Window of Interest”

MAPSAT
IAI MAPSAT – Compact Man Portable Satellite Communication Terminal

Fury 1500 UAV
ChandlerMay, AME Unveil the Fury 1500 UAV at the Paris Air Show

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C295 AEW&CAirbus Military and Elta Systems Introduce C295 AEW&C

Airbus Military and IAI/Elta Systems introduced  their joint development of an Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) system based on the Airbus Military/Casa C295 medium transport. The companies announced the cooperation during a signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the 2011 Paris Air Show. Each party is investing tens of millions Euros in the program, expected to position both companies in an attractive position addressing the special mission AEW&C market. (Read More...)

C-MUSIC to Protect Israeli Airlines from Missile Attacks
Updated: Preview of the Paris Air Show 2011
Paris Airshow 2011 Photo Report
CH-148 Cyclone Maritime Helicopter Debut at the Paris Air Show 2011
Electrically Powered Catapult Launches First T-45C, C-2A Aircraft
Israel Set for the Paris Air Show
MH-60R Wins First International Sale with Australian Order for 24 Helicopters
IAI to Unveil a Medium Range Guided Weapon at the Paris Airshow
Israel Considers Tilt-Rotor Ospreys to Modernize its CSAR, Special Operations
South Korea Receives the Tenth Slam Eagle
British and French Attack Helicopters Conduct First Attacks in Libya
New Delhi Approves $4.1 Billion C-17 Procurement
U.S. Navy Allocates $107.5 Million for First Dutch F-35A
Raytheon Deploys Miniature Air Launched Decoys From C-130 Cargo Aircraft
Saab 2000 Maritime patrol Aircraft Offered to India
Indian Air Force Chief Attends PKA-FA Flight Demonstration
Book Review: Israel’s Air War Against the Hezbollah – 2006
The High Cost of Precision Attack
Despite First Production Aircraft Flying, F-35 IOC is Likely to Slip into 2018
Ex Mossad Chief: Israel Attacking Iran Would Be Absolute Stupidity
Northrop Grumman Unveils the FireBird Optionally Piloted Aircraft
Rafael’s SPICE Guided Weapon
Laser Guided Bombs vs Geo-Targeted Weapons
The High Cost of Precision Attack
French AASM Demonstrates Outstanding Versatility in Libyan Campaign
Sagem Reports Progress with Laser AASM
Australian Multi Role Helicopter Gets More Time to Sort out Availability problems
China’s J-15 New Carrier Based Fighter Get Ready for More Test Flights
HJT-36 ‘Sitara’ Lost in an Accident
Israel Acquires Two Additional C-130J ‘Samson’ Multi-Mission Transport Aircraft
Typhoon, Rafale Shortlisted for India’s MMRCA
Elbit Systems Introduces Highlights Avionics, C2 and Homeland Security at LAAD 2011
Armed Aerial Scout AAS-72X Undergoing Flight Demonstrations
Sikorsky to Supply Turkey 109 Locally Built S-70 Based Utility Helicopters

More news on: Aircraft & Helicopters | Guided Weapons | C4ISR | UAVs

Zibar TruckNew Pick-Up Truck ZIBAR Hauls 2.8 Tons Anywhere

Ido Off-Road Center, developer of the Zibar is providing here a peek into the new model of Zibar Truck, a heavier, more powerful ‘pick up truck’ version of Zibar Mk II, designed for extreme duty off-road work. Zibar Truck offers almost the same performance and cross-country mobility, carrying loads of 2.8 tons on a large rear mounted flatbed cargo. The truck is powered by a GM Duramax 6.6L diesel engine developing 520 HP, and torque of 850 lb-ft – twice the torque level of the petrol engine used with Zibar Mk II. (Read More...)

Stretched Paramilitary Versions for the Sandcat
Security Israel, Combat 2011 Photo Report
Crowd-Driven Combat Support Vehicle Prototype Completed in 98 Days
Pentagon Spends $20 Billion per Year on Air-Conditioning Tents
MIC4AD – Going Beyond the Air Defense Weapons
The Pentagon Allocates Half a Billion US$ to Outfit Afghans with New AFVs within 18 Months
Turkish FNSS Finalize Armored Vehicle Procurement Deal with Malaysia
Indian Police Reserve Suffer Heavy Casualties from Multiple IED Attacks
Lockheed Martin to Deliver 110 Vehicular/Portable Surveillance Systems
Ethiopia Orders 200 Upgraded T-72s from Ukraine
THOR Global Defense Introduces New .408″ Sniper Rifles
Force Protection Expands Industry Team Targeting Canada’s TAPV Program
Israeli Company Debut ‘Stealth Armor’ Making Vehicles ‘Disappear’
Active Protection for Israeli AFVs – More than Hard Kill
10 Years in Service, Strykers Continue to Improve
BAE Systems Unveils an RG-35 Optimized for Canada’s TAPV Requirements
Broadband Highway for Israeli BMS
SAAB Wins a New Order for AT-4
Northrop Grumman Joins BAE Systems’ JLTV Industry Team
KMW Establishes a Brazilian Subsidiary Supporting Land Systems Activities
IVECO Inagurates New Production Plant in Brazil Supporting the VBTP Program
LAAD 2011 Photo Review
Oshkosh Provides Underbody Protection for HEMTT A4
IDF Armor Merkava Tank Crew Undergoing Proficiency Course

More news on: Armor & Protection | Infantry | Defense Electronics

PARS 3 LRPARS 3 LR Competes for Two Indian Attack Helicopter Programs

MBDA confirmed today that its PARS 3 Long Range (LR) guided missile system has been short listed for the Indian Army helicopter future air-to-ground requirement. MBDA Deutschland is also cooperating with Russian helicopter manufacturers Kamov and Mil, integrating the Ka-52 and Mi-28 with PARS 3 LR air/ground and Mistral Air/Air missiles. MBDA submitted a proposals for its PARS 3 LR multi-target, long range weapon system for HAL’s Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH DHRUV) and for two attack helicopters, the KAMOV KA-52 and the MIL MI-28, proposed for a parallel Indian Air Force replacement of Mi-25 gunships. (Read More...)

Iran Embarks on the 6th ‘Great Prophet’ Week-Long Exercise
SS-NX-30 Bulava Tests to Resume This Week
RAFAEL Highlights Flexible Response in Air & Missile Defense
C-MUSIC to Protect Israeli Airlines from Missile Attacks
MIC4AD – Going Beyond the Air Defense Weapons
Israel to switch Hawks for David’s Sling
Modernized AN/TPQ-37 Artillery Fire Locating Redeployed in Iraq
Agni III, Long Range Ballistic Missile Inducted with India’s Strategic Forces
First THAAD Missiles Delivered to the U.S. Army
Israel to Buy 4 More Iron Dome Systems with US Aid
MBDA Completes Successful PARS-3LR Missiles Test Series
Precision Mortars – Maturing in Combat
Keshet – the IDF New Automated Mortar
Pakistan Tests Ra’ad (HATF VIII) Air-Launched Cruise Missile
Pakistan Tests HATF IX Nuclear-Capable Short Range Tactical Guided Weapon
MICA-VL Demonstrates its Capability Intercepting Stand-Off Weapons
AVIBRAS Unveil a New UAV, Guided Cruise Missile at LAAD 2011
Update: Iron Dome Intercepts Palestinian GRADs Targeting the Israeli City of Ashkelon

More news on: Missiles | Air Defense | Artillery news

C-MUSICC-MUSIC to Protect Israeli Airlines from Missile Attacks

Offers Part of the development of active protection systems for platforms, Elbit systems is offering effective protection for military and commercial aircraft and helicopters, employing an affordable, highly effective fiber-laser based Directional Infra-Red Counter Measures (DIRCM). While DIRCM systems for large aircraft have been available on the market for several years, Elbit Systems’ Multi-Spectral Infrared Countermeasure (MUSIC) system is the first to the market offering compact, low-power affordable solution suitable for medium aircraft such as C-27J and Boeing 737 and 767 and helicopters of the UH-60, EH-101 and Mi-17 class. (Read More...)

Looking at Elbit System’s Crystal Ball
IAI MAPSAT – Compact Man Portable Satellite Communication Terminal
Controp Expands Miniature EO Payload Line with Laser Designating Micro-Payloads
IAI to Unveil a New Air Defense & Air Surveillance Radar
Lockheed Martin to Deliver 110 Vehicular/Portable Surveillance Systems
AN/PRC-117G Software Release adds Broader Network Support, Airborne Apps
U.S. Army Apaches to Test a new Gunfire Detection System
RADA Unveils a New Radar Optimized for Homeland Security
Goodrich to Upgrade U-2 Mission Payload With Multi-Spectral Sensors
Micro Spy-Satellite Technology Evolving at RAFAEL
Russia Interested in Israel’s Evolving Microsatellites
U.S. Army to Test Wearable PCs with Battle Command Network
MOD Introduces a Helmet Display for Landing in Brownout Conditions
Satellite Imagery, U-2 Chart Japan’s Earthquaqe, Tsunami Devastation
Elisra Unveils Portable COMINT-DF System
Harris to Supply Falcon radios to Brazil
Controp Optimizes Stabilized EO Systems for Mast Mounted Vehicular Applications
Elisra to Become Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Elbit Systems
Demand for Aerostats Increases Demand for SPEED-A Payloads
Elta Introduces Modular, Affordable Radars for Multiple Applications
Marine Corps Proceed with Common, Aviation C2 System Demonstration
Multi-Band SAR Supports Task-Force ODIN in Iraq in C-IED Operations
RADA Expands Avionics Portfolio with Inertial Navigation Systems (INS)
IAI Introduces DART 45, A Compact Laser Rangefinder/Designator

More news on: Defense Electronics | Electro-Optics

yuri dolgoruky submarineSS-NX-30 Bulava Tests to Resume This Week

Russia is set to resume this week the flight testing of its (RSM-56) Bulava Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) system (NATO code name SS-NX-30). According to a Russian Defense Ministry source quoted by Novosti, the next launch is scheduled for June 28, two weeks after the original ‘window’ announced for the flight. The upcoming test was approved by the State Commission for Flight Testing on Saturday June 25. (Read More...)

Electrically Powered Catapult Launches First T-45C, C-2A Aircraft
Spain Gets its Share of Australian AWD
Israel to Receive a Third Enhanced Dolphin Submarine
DCNS Highlights Scorpene, Andrasta SSN Submarines, Decoy technologs at LAAD 2011
Naval Rafales Launch First Combat Mission over Libya
Israel Navy Intercepts Cargo Vessel Carrying Arms to Egypt, Gaza
IAI, DRDO on Course to Integrate Barak-8 on the First Vessel in 2012
Brazil to re-evaluate $6B Warships Plan
ONR Team Demonstrates Source for Future 100KW FEL Laser
Navy Awards $1.6 Billion for the Production of Six Poseidon P-8A
New Meta-Material Could Render Submarines Invisible to Sonar Detection
U.S. Navy Awards Lockheed Martin Continued Submarine Sonar Upgrade through ARCI Program
U.S. Navy Awards Over $900 Million as a First Step Toward Acquisition of 20 Littoral Combat Ships (LCS)
A Step Closer to Railgun Capability – U.S. Navy Fires Record Breaking 33 megajoul Shot
HMS Ark Royal Set on its Last Voyage before Decommissioning
Japan Completes Upgrading Four of its Destroyers for Ballistic Missile Defense Role

More news on: Naval Systems | Guided Weapons | C4ISR

AMSTAF UGVAMSTAF – Autonomous, Robotic Security Vehicle

Automotive Robotic Industry is displaying here the AMSTAF robot, an unmanned patrol vehicle developed for security, border patrol, load carrying and casualty evacuation missions. The vehicle has already been selected for operation with the 5th Army of the Republic of Korea Defense Force, patrolling the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) with North Korea. (Read More...)

 

Missile or UAV? UVision Introduces the WASP
Globe-i Zooming in to a “Window of Interest”
ChandlerMay, AME Unveil the Fury 1500 UAV at the Paris Air Show
Aeronautics Unveils Orbiter 3 at the Paris Airshow
Air Mules FanCrafts Could Be Operational in Four Years
U.S. Government Sends the Guardian Predator B to Paris
Skylark 1LE + Dominator Offer New Benefits for Special Ops
Phantom-Eye Prepares for First Flight by this Summer
Indian Police Seeking More Mini-UAVs
Innocon to sell 50 Micro-Falcon Man Portable UAS in Asia
Hermes 900 UAV Wins First Export Sale
General Atomics Joins CAE to Offer Predator B UAS to Canada
Metal Storm Introduces a Non-Lethal / Lethal Weapon System Based
Northrop Grumman Unveils the FireBird Optionally Piloted Aircraft
Phantom Ray – Boeing’s Unmanned Fighter is Finally Flying
iRobot Introduces a New Mini-Robot
IAI Unveils Hovering Aerial and Ground Observation Vehicles at LAAD 2011
Industry Team Finalizes AGS Negotiation, Anticipates Order Award in July 2011
Global Observer Crash on Test Flight from Edwards
Dassault, BAE Systems to Cooperate Developing MALE UAVs
U.S. Air Force receives the Last Predator

More news on: UAVs | Guided Weapons | C4ISR

Medi-TMedi-T Offers Clean Space for Deployable Operating Rooms in Emergency

Supporting field deployments of for medical teams, in response to emergency operations, military operations or response to mass casualties emergencies, SYS Technologies is offering the new Medi-T inflatable ‘clean room’, providing rapid response clean space for surgical work, According to Dr. Shalom Zilbershmidt, who innovated the design, along with his partners at SYS Technologies, the Medi-T clean-air system can be erected in just ten seconds, capable of accepting emergency operations in minutes from arriving at the site. (Read More...)

Security Israel, Combat 2011 Photo Report
Partial Meltdown Triggers Radiation Spike at Fukushima 2
LAAD Focus: Brazil’s Homeland Security Investments
Japan’s Nuclear Reactor Situation Deteriorating
Counter-Terror Expo 2011
U.S. Army Extends Intelligence Fusion with Palantir Technology
U.S. Navy Selects Integrators to Evaluate Four Competitive Cyber-Warfare Concepts
BAE Expands Cyber-Security Range with the Acquisition of ETI
Head of Israel’s ‘Shin Bet’ Outlines Israel’s Joint Counter-Terror Strategy

More news on: Homeland Security | Counter-Terror