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“Red Light” in Western Africa – The rising Terror in Africa Risks Energy Infrastructures and Threatens Economy

Western companies active in the raw materials and energy fields operating from Mauritania to Chad, Algeria and Nigeria, are all exposed to growing terror threats south of the Sahara, even in countries previously considered safe for operations. Dangers are not limited only to the...

Pointman Tactical Robot, Surveillance Systems Assist Law Enforcement in Urban, Security Ops

Many companies develop systems for border security. Some of these were recently showed in a Border Security Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona, One system is the Pointman Tactical Robot (PTR). “You can throw it through windows and doors, it goes up...

ACE Assault Rifle 7.62x39mm – same caliber but more advanced weapon

Israel Weapons Industries (IWI) knows that some armies want new advanced assault rifles but often are reluctant to change the ammunition. This is the reason for the development of an ACE version of its assault rifle that uses 7.62 ammunition. I-HLS reports The ACE family...

UAS Proving Their Worth on Large Scale Maritime Security Exercise in Southern India

Israel aerospace industries (IAI) Heron and Searcher UAVs of the Indian Navy’s air squadron No. 342 deployed on maritime surveillance missions along with Do-228 and helicopters, during Gemin-2 exercise

Heron, Reaper and Hermes 900 Compete for Canada’s Arctic mission

The Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron unmanned air system (UAS), General Atomics Reaper and Elbit Systems' Hermes 900 are among three platforms eyed for a Canadian tender to supply an advanced system for operation in the Arctic.

“Israel – an unmanned air systems (UAS) super power”

IAI has equipped these Herons operated by the Australians with COMINT, SIGINT in addition to standard MOSP and radars. Photo: Australian defence
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said Israeli companies were behind 41 percent of all UAVs exported in 2001-11. Those Israeli exports went to 24 countries, including the United States. I-HLS reports. That volume's expected to expand as production costs are relatively low. Israeli...

US Air Force Monitors Commercial SATCOM Channels to Locate Jamming

The US Air Force has been operating a globally deployed network of Rapid Attack Identification Detection Reporting Systems - satellite communications nodes that monitor civilian satellite communications signals and detecting the source of interference and jamming that could disrupt military communications dependent on those channels

Brimstones for Reapers?

The US Air Force is looking at equipping its General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft with British-developed Brimstone missiles, to reduce collateral damage. The Reapers flown by the US Air Force are currently employed with AGM-114R Hellfire 'Romeo' missiles and laser guided bombs. I-HLS...

Elta Tactical Ground Surveillance Radars – for HLS missions

Ground based radar systems have gained operational importance as wars became more limited and urban. I-HLS reports. The need to detect and identify targets under any condition has spurred a vast effort to develop more advanced, easier to operate ground based radar systems. Elta, the...

Israel on high alert on the Syrian border

The IDF today called to service 2000 reservists in what is defined as a "sudden drill". The reservists will be in northern Israel until the end of the week. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) are on the highest alert today as the civil war in Syria...

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