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Dynamatic Tech, Israel Aerospace Industries, Elcom sign agreement for unmanned aerial vehicles

Dynamatic Technologies Ltd (DTL), Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI), and Elcom Systems have announced a strategic cooperation, to jointly address the needs of the Indian Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) market, under the Make in India initiative of the Indian Government.  The announcement was followed by signing of a cooperation agreement by the companies, regarding production, […]

El Al Israel Airlines posts $25 million profit for 2013; launches subsidiary UP

Israeli carrier El Al Airlines has reported a full-year net profit of $25.4 million for 2013, reversing the $18 million loss the airline posted in 2012. El Al’s revenue increased 4.3% in 2013 to $2.2 billion as expenses for the year were up 3.1% to $1.8 billion, producing an operating profit for the year of […]

EL AL Airlines Selects BoardConnect IFE System

EL AL Israel Airlines has selected the wireless in-flight entertainment system BoardConnect from Lufthansa Systems for 10 Boeing 737s and 2 Boeing 767s, the companies said Wednesday. Using their laptops, tablet PCs or smartphones, BoardConnect allows EL AL passengers to access on-demand audio and video and other content.

Elbit Systems of America Delivering SATCOM Amplifiers for Army Aviation

Earlier this year, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., was awarded a contract for TC-100L amplifiers as part of a weight reduction initiative for the US Army’s OH-58 Kiowa Warrior. Deliveries of the TC-100L SATCOM amplifiers are scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013.

Israel Will Be First International Customer To Fly Operational F-35 Units

Though late to sign on to the network of nations purchasing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Israel will be the first international customer to operate the fifth-generation fighter, Aviation Week’s David Eshel reports. “Israel will become the first non-U.S. operator of the F-35 in the world,” said Steve O’Bryan, Lockheed Martin’s vice president for F-35 program integration and […]

Israel receives first C-130J Super Hercules

MARIETTA, Ga. — Air Force officials and Lockheed Martin executives delivered the first C-130J  Super Hercules aircraft to the State of Israel during a ceremony at the manufacturer’s Marietta, Ga. production facility, June 26. This is the first of three C-130Js currently on order for the Israeli Air Force.

European Aerospace Industries Call For a European MALE Program

 Paris, Le Bourget: European aerospace industries and defense establishments are promoting pan-European collaboration in launching a collaborative development of Medium Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) drone capability that will rely on the collective knowhow, skills and technologies of member countries. 

AIR SHOW: European Aviation Firms Propose Drone Program

PARIS–Three European aerospace companies on Sunday announced they are ready to team up to propose to their governments a joint program to develop medium-altitude, long-endurance drones for their armed forces.