Are we going to see a surge in upgrades of fixed wing and rotorcraft following the end of the
Some Israeli companies are getting ready to bid for the expected contracts and are preparing upgrade packages for some main weapon systems that have been in service as part of the multinational forces.
The list is naturally headed by the Israeli-made unmanned air systems (UAS), which have mainly seen action in
These systems have been used extensively, mainly after they were found very efficient in missions aimed at detecting improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
In addition to routine heavy maintenance, these systems may require re-engining and payload upgrades.
The Israeli companies will not comment on the potential work, but it is believed that some of the operators have been offered the chance to bring the UAS directly from
The upgrade, if eventually performed in