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Packaging technology and services is a growing trend

First you develop the technology, then you sell it and later, you offer services based on that technology. That is exactly what Elbit Systems is doing, In one of many such initiatives, the Israeli company has purchased basic trainers and is selling flying time to the Israeli air force flying school. A few days ago, […]

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The Sky Shield on its (long) way to the air

A final test has proved the Elbit Systems Sky Shield can protect aircraft from the threat of shoulder-launched missiles. The technological achievement is outstanding, but at the same time Israeli politicians proved once again that they live in a parallel universe where decisions are made at a certain pace – and not necessarily one that […]

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Dramatic rise in the use of UAS raises basic questions

The use of unmanned air systems (UAS) in the Israeli airforce (IAF) is at an all-time high. One by one they are actually changing the “landscape” of many airbases. With UAS in such a wide usage and employing a growing variety of systems, issues that once exclusively concerned manned squadrons are now becoming relevant to […]

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A new safety standard for old air warriors

Airforces no longer confine their operations to the borders of the countries they protect. More and more airforces cross borders for joint exercises with friendly forces from neighboring countries and from others that are far away. To enable the safe integration of military aircraft into international air routes, a new standard has been set – […]

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The dirty war between Israeli UAS manufacturers

As if there was a need for further proof that the “UAS wars” between  Israeli manufacturers have long crossed the line, another example surfaced in recent weeks. This dirty war has been going on for years, with the ministry of defence helpless to stop it. The recent incident involves a tender made by the Polish […]

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Taking a “regional address” in an emerging market

Israeli companies are continually trying to improve their position in the Asia-Pacific. The region is without any doubt an “emerging” market, and the competition over each potential deal will be fierce. Elbit Systems – one of Israel’s major defence companies – has defined the Asia-Pacific as a prime market for its unmanned air systems (UAS). At […]

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Elbit Systems wants a bigger chunk of the Asia-Pacific market

The description of Elbit Systems as a “multi-domestic” company will be tested again soon, as the Israeli company has decided to look at the Asia-Pacific as a prime market for its unmanned air systems (UAS). Elbit will display products including its Hermes 900 UAS at the Korea Defence & Aerospace exhibition, which takes place in Seoul […]

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Elbit Systems further penetrates Brazilian market

Elbit Systems is penetrating deeper into the Brazilin market and its most recent move is connected with the huge space potential in this huge country. A few days ago, AEL Sistemas, Brazilian subsidiary of Elbit, exhibited a model for the first Brazilian microsatellite for military applications, the MMM-1. Its launch is projected for December 2015. […]

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The growing demand for aerial unmanned maritime sensors

Operational requirements create markets. Sometimes these requirements are specific but sometimes they represent a worldwide trend, and it’s this second case we are going to discuss. The demand for unmanned air systems (UAS) equipped for maritime missions has been growing steadily over the past five years. This increasing demand stems from two main factors. First, […]

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Focusing on UAS payloads, not airframes

The focus of industry efforts has turned towards improving the payloads carried by unmanned air systems (UAS), rather than the platforms themselves. The reason is simple – a UAS in most cases is actually a “truck” that has to take payloads to where they are needed to support operations, and get them back in one […]

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