Posts Tagged ‘Military industry in Israel’

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.

Israeli Ground Target Acquisition System Delivered to NATO service

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Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) has recently delivered its Ground Target Acquisition System (GTAS) to a NATO country’s Artillery Forward Observer (FO) units. GTAS, developed by IAI’s Tamam Division, is based on the company’s field-proven MiniPOP, integrated with a rugged lightweight tablet, a hand-held display and control, power packs, tripod and special backpack. The total system’s […]

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.

India To Tap Domestic Companies for Acoustic Artillery Locator Systems

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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.

U.S. and China Most Promising Tech Innovators in Next Four Years: KPMG Survey

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Technology executives worldwide believe that the United States and China are the top two countries with the greatest potential to drive technology breakthroughs that will have a global impact in the next four years, according to the Global Technology Innovation survey by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm.

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 […]

Netanyahu pulls back on Israel’s defense cuts


TEL AVIV, Israel, May 17 (UPI) — Amid growing concerns about security threats from Syria and Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has greatly reduced planned defense budget cuts. But officials remain worried that Israeli military capabilities will still be weakened. « The big worry is that we’ll have to reduce defense procurements and orders from defense industries, » observed […]

Military Industry in Israel : First Conference of its Kind

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On May 20, the first international C5I conference will begin in Israel, with the participation of senior military officers and industry officials from around the world. The conference will focus on the many challenges such as battlefield tactical connectivity and cyber attacks