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David’s Sling Weapon System Completes Final Testing

The Israeli David's Sling air and missile defense weapon system (DSWS) successfully completed today the fourth and final series of tests (DST-4), representing the final milestone in the system's development. DST-4 is the final milestone before the IDF declares the David's Sling an operational system. The first of two units is expected to become operational in early 2016.

Paris Air Show 2015: Military and Defense Technology Trends to Follow

A superficial look at the 51st Salon la Bourget may give the impression that this year's Air Show is all about civil and commercial aviation. Take a closer look at the aisles and the static park, look under the wings or below some innocent looking planes, and you will realize that military aerospace is still 'in.'

Poland embarks on a $7 Billion Missile Defense System with the...

Unconfirmed media reports from Poland are indicating the Polish MOD has selected the US company Raytheon to provide the Polish future medium-range missile defense system, the Polish paper Gazeta Wyborcza reported Earlier today.

following a successful test series David’s Sling to become operational this...

Israel's David's Sling Weapon System (DSWS) air- and missile-defense system has completed a major test series this week, demonstrating a successful intercept of a target representing a ballistic missile threat.

Israel scrambles the 8th Iron Dome unit with David’s Sling elements

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.

Seoul to Invest US$63 Billion in Strategic Deterrence, Missile Defense

The South Korean defense ministry submitted to the parliament a 214.5 trillion won (US$192.6 billion) budget request for the 2014-2018 fiscal year period. The...

C-RAM or VSHORAD? Iron Dome Do Both

RAFAEL Advanced Defence Systems faces an uphill battle convincing foreign customers as successful and capable as Iron Dome, simply because very few face the situation Israel has to cope with, targeted by tens of thousands of rockets constantly aimed at its population centers. When pitching Iron Dome abroad, RAFAEL is likely to focus on the system's air defense capabilities, promising to be as impressive as its C-RAM combat record

Test Firing Validates David’s Sling Air & Missile Defense System Maturity

Once simulations are validated through testing, David's Sling - an advanced air defense system developed jointly by Israel and the US could introduce unprecedented defensive capabilities, in terms of economy, coverage and airspace integration, posing an adversary with unacceptable attrition if they opt to attack. To a certain extent, the Iron Dome system has demonstrated this concept in a smaller scale during the recent conflict with the Palestinians in Gaza.

Israel Air Force to Deploy an Upgraded Iron-Dome System ‘Within Weeks’

The first upgraded Iron Dome unit is scheduled for delivery to the Israel Air Force 'within weeks', following a successful series of intercepts where the system demonstrated the enhanced capabilities against advanced threats.
The Defense Research and Development Division of the Ministry of Defense successfully completed trials testing the upgraded operational capability of the 'Iron Dome' system. In the past few days, the Israel's Missile Defense Organization (IMDO)has been carrying out a series of previously scheduled trials.

Washington Allocates a Billion US$ to Support Israel’s Active Rocket &...

The US House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee included multiple allocations with a total amount of $947 million in the next year budget (FY 2013) to...

Israel to switch Hawks for David’s Sling

After half a century of service, and numerous upgrades, the Israeli air force is finally considering phasing out the Raytheon MIM-23 Hawk surface-to-air missiles,...

Rafael Expands Air and Missile Defense Family of Weapons

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is promoting a range of state-of-the-art air & missiles defense systems under development at its missiles & Net Centric Warfare...

Israel Plans Short-Range Ballistic Missile Defense (SRMD)

Raytheon Company and Rafael Armament Development Authority have been selected by the Israel Ministry of Defense' Defense Research and development Directorate (DDRD) to develop...

Barak-8 /MR-SAM Program

India and Israel agreed to jointly develop a new long range, land-based air defense system to replace the aging Pechora (SA-3 GOA) missiles currently in service...