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The micro- and mini-UAS “boom”

In the early days of Israel (only 64 years ago) oranges made up the bulk of the country’s exports, then it was polished diamonds, then came the hi-tech products. Now the next export “boom” is likely to be micro- and mini-unmanned air systems (UAS).In spite of the fact that many countries have been developing UAS, […]

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A joint effort to gain big pieces of a huge market

Indian companies with deep pockets have seen the potential in the local defence market – and are looking for partners. Israel is one of the natural “hunting grounds”.A few days ago, Indian company Piramal acquired a 28% stake in BlueBird – the Israeli unmanned air systems (UAS) manufacturer. The Indian company will seek more investments […]

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Secret negotiations take place in battle for Indian UAS contracts

The huge market potential for unmanned air systems (UASs) in India is changing the landscape. Indian companies – not just in the aerospace and defence business – are seeking to invest in the sector in an attempt to win a chunk of the Indian defence modernisation budget, which is already big and will only get […]

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