11 Killed on a Colombian ELINT Plane Crash
A Colombian Air-Force CN235 special-mission aircraft plane crashed on Friday in the north of the country, killing all 11 of those on board. The CN235 is manufactured by Airbus; the plane was produced in 1998 in Seville, Spain and was one of several aircraft converted to carry out Electronic Warfare missions.
Police Arrests Three Frenchmen for Plotting an Attack on a Commando Base
The French police interrupted plans of four Frenchmen who plotted to attack Fort Béar a French naval commando base near Port-Vendres. The perpetrators planned to capture and behead a military officer at the base. The team planned their attack after viewing Islamic State (IS) videos on the web and contacting an ISIS fighter in Syria.
Israeli UAS at the Paris Air Show 2015
Addressing Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) market demands with new systems and capabilities Israel is displaying a wide range of UAS at the Paris Air Show 2015
Schiebel’s Camcopter Sharpens its Eyes and Ears
Schiebel continues to expand the sensor suits carried on its Camcopter S-100 unmanned small rotorcraft. In a recent demonstration the company has flown EO, SAR and ESM sensors on a single platform, addressing a requirement from the Australian Navy. In the next months it will also test a new HF-COMINT sensor expanding naval surveillance capabilities of naval forces.
IAI set to produce drones, radars in Brazil
LAAD 2015: IAI set to expand operations in Brazil, investing in a number of strategic partnerships
Israeli C4I, ISR solutions meet Brazilian requirements
LAAD 2015 Report: Israel offers C4I solutions to Brazil
A smart targeting platform use workflow, big-data to accelerate airstrikes
The U.S. Air Force is developing an automated targeting workflow that would help planners accelerate the targeting cycle, while reducing operational risks of fratricide and collateral damage, by increasing processing automation and precision of targeting products supported by the new “CATALiST” targeting platform.
Visual profiler accelerates target processing from aerial, satellite imagery
Video Inform is introducing an advanced target detection and acquisition capability at the AUSA 2014 event, unveiling the ‘Visual Profiler’, a cutting-edge cognitive vision technology extracting intelligence information from aerial or satellite imagery. The system can be used as a stand-alone solution or as an add-on to an existing Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and imagery management system.
Better situational picture with TacSA
Roboteam has introduced new systems designed to assist dismounted forces in inspection and security of urban and complex areas, using networked robotic, unmanned and unattended systems.
Iranian analyst: Israeli drone could have exploited serious gap in Iran’s air defenses
The Israeli drone downed by the Iranian IRGC on August 23 may have exploited a serious gap in Iran's air defense system, an Iranian analyst told Azeri publication Trend.
Special review: Israel’s largest defense technology display at Eurosatory 2014
Israel's participation at the Eurosatory defense exhibition this year was the largest ever. This review covers many of the highlights displayed at the Israel national pavilion organized by SIBAT, Israel's defense export directorate.
Hovermast – a bird’s eye view over the hill
Hovermast 100, a tethered, hovering multi-rotor platform developed by Israel's tethered platform pioneer Sky Sapience is making its international debut displaying its unique surveillance platform at the Eurosatory defense expo in Paris this week
Norwegian Battle-Lab Drive M-113 Via Oculus Rift Augmented Reality Goggles
The Norwegian Army is evaluating the use of commercial off the shelf (COTS) augmented reality goggles, enabling troops to look through the armour protecting their vehicles. In a recent test troops were able to drive an M-113 armoured personnel carrier using the Oculus Rift gaming-goggles.
Turning a Mountain of Information into a Grain of Intelligence
Israel's BIG Data Analysis: The evolving capability to turn 'Big Data' into intelligence in timely and methodical processes enable governments, law enforcement and intelligence agencies to tap new sources of intelligence, gaining insights never before available. Israel's leaders in Big Data Analysis gathered in Tel Aviv today, for the first Israel Big Data Fusion (IBDF) conference organized today by i-HLS....