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Israel Aerospace Industries is unveiling the Medium range Laser Guided Bomb (MLGB), a 250 pound class (115 kg) laser guided weapon designed for operation from fighter and light attack aircraft using standard weapon attachments.
Lockheed Martin received a $58.6 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps for more Vehicle Optic Sensor Systems II (VOSS II) and Portable Rapid...
Moving to bolster its special operations and combat search and rescue capabilities, the Israel Air Force (IAF) is evaluating the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft as an optional future vertical lift capability. The Osprey has a mission range exceeding 1,600 km, (compared to 1,000 km of the CH-53D), what makes it attractive augmenting the IAF operations at very.
The Indian government approved today the purchase of ten C-17 Globmaster II heavy lift aircraft from the U.S.Deliveries of the aircraft could begin by mid 2013. The current procurement worth $4.1 billion could be further extended, as India could be interested in an option to but six additional aircraft of this type.
A recent air launching demonstration of two Miniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD) instrumented shapes from the ramp of a C-130 Hercules, employed the new Raytheon-developed and funded MALD Cargo Air Launched System (MCALS), opening the door for 'non traditional' counter-air support operations.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) specialist General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA‑ASI) announced yesterday a teaming agreement with one of Canada’s leading defense companies CAE, to offer the Predator B UAS to Canada. GA-ASI and CAE will jointly compete for this program, with GA-ASI serving as the prime contractor supporting a U.S. Foreign Military Sale (FMS) procurement.
The head of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Pradeep Vasant Naik attended a flight demonstration of the newest Russian fighter aircraft, the...
Metal Storm has introduced today the ‘Fury’, a new member of the ‘FireStorm’ weapon system family, designed as a High Intensity Multi-Barrel Weapon Systems, mounting up to 30 barrels, each packing up to six projectiles.
Israel’s thermal stealth innovator Eltics unveiled today a short video depicting the results of recent tests where large thermal panels installed on a Land Rover Defender vehicle managed to eliminate the vehicle’s thermal signature, totally masking the vehicle from the thermal sight’s display.
Israel’s involvement in the field of Active Protection Systems (APS) span over two decades, as the Merkava Program Office, managed by the Ministry of Defense and IDF Ordnance Corps, realizing that the Israeli tank, heavy as it was, could not continue adding more passive or reactive protection to match evolving threats, particularly in an asymmetric scenarios, where threats could be coming in 360 degrees. These investments are bearing fruits today.
BAE Systems has unveiled the RG-35 RPU, promoted for the Canadian Tactical Armored Patrol Vehicle (TAP-V) program. The RPU is designed to offer very high survivability for the crew and be adapted for patrols and recconnaissance or tactical utility transport.
While the first production F-35s are taking off it becomes clear that the first U.S. Air Force unit 'initial operational capability' will not be achieved before 2018, to be followed by foreign air forces even later.
Northrop Grumman is positioning its optionally piloted / unmanned FireBird as an operationally flexibly platform. The system has already demonstrated simultaneous operation of four EO sensors supporting multiple users.
Associated with advanced fire support and target acquisition systems, both linked to the IDF digital Army system ‘Zayad’ the ‘Keshet’ is now fielded with IDF infantry brigades and will soon deploy with the IDF reserve component.