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Hunter UAV Completes Testing of new BAT Derivative – laser guided Viper Strike Munitions

The US Army completed firing tests of the Northrop Grumman Viper Strike precision munitions, fired from an IAI/Northrop Grumman Hunter UAV. Viper Strike is a derivative of the BAT "brilliant Attack munitions", which uses a semi-active laser guidance. The new weapon is designed for operation over...

X-Guard – New Towed Active RF Decoy

RAFAEL recently released details about a new towed active decoy,  designed to protect combat aircraft from radar seeking threats, such as semi-active and active (radar) homing air/air and surface/air missiles. The system called X-Guard lures the attacking missiles away from the protected platform, by...

Tank Sight System

Tank Sight System built by Vectop Battlefield Imaging Systems integrates an array of CCD/ICCD video cameras installed in different positions around an armoured fighting vehicle, to enable the crew to cover "dead zones". An array of four cameras provide a complete peripheral coverage (360...

Typhoon Stabilized Marine Gun System

Typhoon stabilized marine gun system developed by RAFAEL is compatible with many automatic cannons. The system total weight is 690 – 750 kg (including the gun), and it can be fitted with various naval guns, including 20, 23, 25, 27 or 30 mm guns...

Ofeq 5 – Israel Launch New Spy Satellite

Ofeq 5, The latest satellite in the Ofeq series was launched by an IAI/MLM Shavit satellite launcher, from Palmachim missile test center on the Israeli Mediterranean coast on May 28, 2002. Ofeq 5 is a reconnaissance satellite carrying a remote sensing payload that will enable it to perform...

US Army To Test Smart Munitions on UAVs

The US Army is conducting flight testing of an armed version of the IAI/TRW Hunter unmanned Aerial Vehicle, as part of evaluations of an armed UAV  concept. This method of operation was already proven successful in Afghanistan, when general Atomics Predator  UAVs, operated by...

Sniper XR (Pantera) Targeting pod

The new targeting pod selected by the US Air Force is designated "Sniper". It was developed by Lockheed martin, together with an export version is called "Pantera." The design is based on a mid-1990s candidate for the US Navy advanced targeting pod system. The...

Litening Targeting Pod

RAFALE Missile Division LITENING incorporates in a single pod all the targeting features required by a modern strike fighter. The LITENING program, launched by Israel’s Research and Development authority RAFAEL in 1992, combines multiple sensors for maximum flexibility in a single pod at low cost....

Super Dvora Mk III Fast Patrol Boat

Manufacturer: Israel Aircraft Industries / Ramta Super Dvora Mk. III is the latest generation of the venerable Dvora/Dabur family of fast patrol boats (FPB). Selected again in January 2002 by the Israel Navy as its next generation FPB, the Mark III has superior operational capabilities...

EROS A Satellite Payload

EROS provides an important insight into the Israeli space imaging capability. According to ElOp, the camera currently deployed on Eros A is operating at an altitude of 500 kilometers, and is capable of taking high-resolution pan-chromatic pictures of an area of 14 x14 kilometers, at...

SHIPON Anti-Tank Weapon

Shipon, anti-tank weapon is in development at the Rocket Systems Division (RSD) of IMI. Shipon is a new shoulder launched infantry weapon system based on an unguided rocket, capable of defeating tanks and fortified targets from a range of 600 meters. Two versions of...

SHAVIT Satellite Launcher

SHAVIT is a three-stage satellite launcher, powered by three solid fuel rocket motors. The first two stages lift the launcher to an altitude of approximately 110 km. From this point, the launcher continues to gain height while coasting up to approximately 250 km, where...

Net Centric Precision Strike Weapons

Start < Page 4 of 9 > Precision Guided Weapons become true force multipliers when they are included as "effectors" in an integrated Net-Centric force. In order to effectively share data and respond to information flows, precision guided weapons must be able to receive information before,...

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