A new Asian Customer for the Israeli MALE Drone

Israel's Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) producer Aeronautics announced today the award of a contract worth $27 million from an Asian government to supply Dominator XP Medium Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) UAS.

Australia Extends Military Trucks Order

The Australian Defense Forces (ADF) is extending the current LAND 121 Phase 3B Project to run through 2024. Under the new program - Land 121 Phase 5B - the Australian subsidiary of German-based Rheinmetall Man Military Vehicles (RMMV) will supply more than a thousand logistical vehicles, and 800 payload modules and trailers, to the Australian Defense Forces (ADF) between 2019 and 2024 under a contract worth a total of A$1.4 billion.

Enhancing Combat Vehicles with Thermal Vision

Upgrading entire fleets of AFVs is costly and complex but is essential to prevent the weapon systems obsolesce. Most combat vehicles delivered since the 1960s already have optronic systems of some type. Many are still in service and undergo periodical modernization to maintain combat effectiveness. Optronic modernization developed by Israel’s Thermal Imaging System (TIS) provider Opgal includes upgrade kits for commander and gunner sights and new situational awareness systems for the driver and crew.

RAFAEL: “The Majority of TROPHY Components are Manufactured by the American Defense Industry”

The foundation established by DRS Leonardo to support the US Army induction of RAFAEL's TROPHY APS can also support future Israeli procurement of the system

Innocon Ltd.

Innocon Ltd., a privately held company, has been developing and manufacturing UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) ranging from micro-UAVs weighing a mere 6 kg to 1000 kg full-size UAVs, equipped with the company’s proprietary command and control systems. Company clients include leading defense companies BAE Systems and Elbit Systems for which the company developed the Hermes 90 design. Innocon’s developed and manufactured...

Indo-Russian Aviation Limited (IRAL)

Established in 1994 the joint Indo-Russian enterprise is tasked with supply and supporting all Russian (and former Soviet Union) In a changing and volatile world, it is the versatile and the visionary who succeed. IRAL's activities include engine maintenance, accessories, aggregates and avionics, maintenance and modernization and re-equipping. Beyond serving the local market, IRAL also assists other air forces...

Croatia and Israel to Develop Robotic Vehicle for Operations in CBRNE Environment

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a collaboration agreement with robotics vehicle manufacturer DOK-ING D.O.O from Croatia, on the manufacturing, marketing and sales of robotic systems designed for high-risk operations in conditions affected by chemical, biological, radioactive explosive (CBRNE) materials.

IWI – Israel Weapons Industries

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd. It was established after privatization of the  former Israel Military Industries (IMI) Small Arms Division, which has been the leading weapon manufacturer in Israel for over 70 years. Company Website: israel-weapon.com IWI Product Line: TAVOR line of assault rifles NEGEV Light Machine Gun ACE and GALIL Assault Rifle Galil Sniper Rifles UZI Submachine gun JERICHO and BARAK handguns Weapon Accessories Today, IWI is part...

Israel Awards Contracts for Combat Systems for Magen Class Corvettes

With the expected delivery of the first of Magen Class corvette next year the IMOD awards orders for the combat systems to be integrated with those vessels as they arrive in Israel. Elbit Systems announced today the receipt of an order worth US$85 for electronic warfare systems destined for those ships.

Wellco

Developer and producer of high performance Boots, Wellco offers a range of boots designed for military use. Wellco’s unique Blast Boots provide the wearer the flexibility and comfort for extended use in mine infested areas. The boots are composed of polyurethane contour cusion footbed and Kevlar attenuator. The blast boot’s unique design deflects mine blast outward from the point of...

US Military Buy $3.9 Billion of Electronic Hardware from GD

General Dynamics Missions Systems was awarded a US$3.9 billion sole-source contract by the U.S. Army, for the supply of Common Hardware Systems-5 (CHS-5) over the next five years. Products included in the CHS program include servers, storage, clients, networking devices, ruggedized platforms, hand-held end devices, Operational Transit Cases (OTC) and peripherals devices, all tested and proved to meet the program's requirements.

Meditex

Meditex is offering the patented URIEL Multi Bandage (MB), a life saving first aid bandage designed for emergency use by army, police and paramedical teams. The Multi bandage is comprises of a strong elastic bandage, two blood absorption pads with super absorption characteristics, tourniquet and fixation device. The URIEL can be applied with one hand.

Dutch Special Forces, Forward Observers to Get New, Lightweight Sights

The Defense Material Organization (DMO) of the Netherlands announced the selection of Vectronix AG, Switzerland (a subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense) to supply more than 1,000 handheld thermal sights for the Dutch Army.

L3, Harris Merge to Become a $16 Billion Defense Tech Giant

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and L3 Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:LLL) have agreed to combine in an all-stock merger of equals to create a global defense technology leader, focused on developing differentiated and mission-critical solutions for customers around the world. The merger is expected to close in the mid-calendar year 2019,