Rada Electronic Industries. Company Profile

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd is a defense electronics system house specializing in the design, development, production and sales of advanced electronic systems for airborne and land applications. RADA provides complete system solutions designed primarily for the aerospace and defense market. Website link: rada.com   RADA's product lines include: Tactical Land Radars Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) Avionics Systems and Upgrades RADA offers advanced Software Defined, Pulse-Doppler, AESA radars...

Saab Group and Ashok Leyland Team to Offer BAMSE air Defense for India’s SRSAM

The Swedish defence and security company Saab Group and India’s transport specialist Ashok Leyland have joined forces to compete for the Indian Army Short Range Surface to Air Missile (SRSAM) air defence programme. Saab and Ashok Leyland are teaming to meet the SRSAM requirement with a new solution that combines the Saab BAMSE missile system with Ashok Leyland high-mobility vehicles. Saab’s...

IAI Introduces New Loitering Weapons for Anti-Radiation, Precision strike

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is unveiling two new loitering weapons at the Singapore Airshow this week. The Green Dragon - a compact loitering man-in-the-loop guided weapon and the Harpy New Generation (NG), an autonomous anti-radiation Loitering weapon, are both based on the HARPO family and technology.

Russia Promotes S-400 at DefExpo, Eying Indian Air & Missile Defense Opportunities

Russia is pitching its top-of-the-line air defense system at DefExpo 2012 in India, this week, promoting the S-400 Triumph air and missile defense system. The S-400 causes much concern among western air forces, as none of the existing 4++ generation fighter aircraft, nor the F-35 JSF, are designed to penetrate areas defended by the Triumf.

Russian Army to Receive New 8×8 Boomerang AFV Prototypes for Testing

The Russian Boomerang 8x8 combat vehicle was developed by the VPK company in two configurations, the 25 ton K17 Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV) and a 22-ton amphibious Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) designated K16. Intended to replace heeled combat vehicles such as the BTR

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Armored Vehicle’s Systems at DSEi 07

Armored vehicles at DSEi 07: Saab introduced its latest remotely controlled weapon station called 'Trackfire', being developed with private funding since 2004. Sofar only two systems were built and used for testing and demonstration. Originally designed for both land-based and maritime conditions Trackfire can be used on both armored vehicles and naval vessels. At a net weight of 136 kg,...

Elta, Bombardier Pursue Multi-Mission Aircraft Opportunities

With the third Indian Airborne Early Warning (AEW) undergoing final integration, the Israeli company is looking for new opportunities to fulfill India's thirst for AEW. With the growing interest in smaller platforms Elta is reportedly considering expanding its platform options beyond the Conformal AEW (CAEW) based on the specially modified Gulfstream 550 jet, integrating its AEW system on Bombardier...

Asian Debut for Hermes 900 UAV

Elbit Systems is displaying its largest platform of the Hermes family of UAS – Hermes 900. Hermes 900 was designed as a derivative of the Hermes family of UAS, introducing significant savings and enhanced capabilities over existing platforms. With over 300,000 operational flight hours with Hermes 450 UAS, the new ‘900 inherits the reliable building blocks, ground support equipment, payloads...

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.

AUVSI Review – 2007

The "Unmanned Systems North America" exhibition and conference was held in August 2007 by the Association of Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) at the Washington Convention Center was the Unmanned Systems industry's largest gathering. The event was associated with the live demonstration of unmanned systems, where some 30 vehicles participated in the largest unmanned systems demonstration in history held on August...

Robotic & Autonomous vehicles at AUSA 06

Robotics is becoming an inherent part of modern warfare. AUSA 06 provided an insight into future developments pursued by the military. Combat proven platforms, represented here included the EOD and robotic scouts. Several R&D Technology Demonstrators were also displayed. Among the platforms unveiled here were the BAE Systems' Black Knight, a robotic armored fighting vehicle currently tested as an unmanned...

Oshkosh Defense Unveils the Light All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV)

Oshkosh Defense has unveiled today the Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV), a new class of vehicle designed to meet the military’s new trend toward lighter, deployable yet highly protected tactical vehicles. Based on its extensive experience with and Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) and the medium weight variant, (M-ATV), comprising a major part of teh U.S. Army vehicle...

Franco-German Alliance – First Step on a 20-Year MGCS Development

Germany and France began to harmonize requirements and concepts, with the intention to formalize joint system architecture for their future main battle tank, currently known as the 'Main Ground Combat System' (MGCS). This future combat system is expected to succeed the Bundeswehr’s Leopard 2 and the French Army’s Leclerc beginning in 2035.