Archive for the ‘Military Industry’ Category

Elbit Systems Awarded $163 Million Contract for the Supply of Defense Electronic Systems to a European Country

HAIFA, Israel, March 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) (« Elbit Systems ») announced today that it was awarded an approximately $163 million contract from a European country for the supply of defense electronic systems for ground applications. The contract will be performed over a three-year period.

Israel Launches $1 Billion Howitzer Competition

The Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) has opened bids for its $1 billion self-propelled gun modernization program aiming to replace nearly 50-year-old M109 self-propelled howitzers. An IDF official listed the new gun as key to the ground force’s Fire2025, a strategic investment plan for firepower that is lethal, longer in range and more precise, yet flexible […]

Pentagon Fast-Tracks Fielding of Israeli-Designed Robot

The US Defense Department is fast-tracking deployment of an Israeli-designed, stair-climbing micro robot to support special operations and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) forces. Designed by Roboteam, a small start-up firm based here, the Micro Tactical Ground Robot (MTGR) is being rapidly deployed to special operations forces, the US Department of Homeland Security and other users […]

IDF Artillery Corps Revamps for New Roles, Missions

Israel’s Artillery Corps is revamping weaponry, doctrine and institutional culture to transition from a supporting actor in maneuvering war to a center-stage performer of precision, standoff attack. No longer the saturation-centric force that fired off 170,000 rounds to little effect in the 2006 Lebanon War, today’s Artillery Corps aspires to “one-shot, one-target” accuracy.

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Report 2013 – 2018: Israel and USA to be Maximum Revenue Generators

In today’s context Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) play an important role in varied missions such as military attacks, border surveillance, mapping, surveying, weather determination and regional law enforcements. This technology has grown at a rapid pace and production companies are emerging across the globe.

Lockheed Martin opening branch in Israël

Lockheed Martin is opening a technology center in Israel to help build a new center for Israeli military intelligence in the Negev. The U.S. aerospace defense giant established a joint venture with Israel’s Bynet Data Communications to build the Israeli Defense Forces’ center, known as Project 5/9. The contract is worth about $210 million, according to Israel’s […]

India To Tap Domestic Companies for Acoustic Artillery Locator Systems

After failing to buy sound ranging systems (SRS) from the global market, India’s Defence Ministry will send a fresh tender next month to domestic companies only.

Israeli Defense Minister: Future Conflicts Will be Decided by Technological Superiority

In the face of budget cuts across Israel’s Armed Forces, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said investments in technology are what will allow Israel to maintain a technological advantage over its enemies, according to Israel’s Ma’ariv daily.