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Israel Develops a Highly Protected APC to Replace Thousands of M-113...

Israel’s Ministry of Defense unveiled today the first prototype of the Eitan, a new 8x8 armored personnel carrier developed by the Ministry’s Tank Development Program Directorate (Mantak), as a possible successor for thousands of American-made M-113 APCs Israel has been operating since the 1970s.

Israel Air Force opts for drones over attack helicopters

Israel has phased out the AH-1S Cobra helicopter gunship, in favour of using more drones, the Reuters news agency reports. The increasing reliance on unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) has evolved through the years, as the unmanned aircraft assumed increasingly complex missions, and proved themselves as an indispensable asset in the continuous war against terror along and beyond Israel's borders.

IAI Designed its New Drone to be an MTCR Compliant Platform

IAI's newest unmanned aerial vehicle is designed with range and payload performance just below the maximum performance set under the Missile Technology Control Regime...

Eitan – Back in the Air – Again

The Eitan (Heron TP) returned to the sky yesterday after completing a test flight validating the aircraft safety, following eight months investigation that followed a crash of one of the aircraft, due to a wing failure that occurred on a test flight, January 2012.

Israel’s Third UAV Squadron to Operate ‘Strategic UAV’

Israel's Air Force (IAF) has formally accepted today the Eitan (Heron TP) unmanned aircraft – the largest UAV built in Israel, and the second largest operational UAV in the...

Heron MALE UAVs Assume maritime Surveillance Roles

Israel Aerospace Industries is conducting a series of operational demonstrations where potential customers are evaluating the Heron 1 Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAV operated in...

Heron TP (Eitan)

Weighing over four tons, Heron TP - also dubbed Heron 2 or “Eitan”, by its Israeli Air Force (IAF) designation - is designed to...
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