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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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Elbit Systems widens its European footprint

Being a “multi-domestic” aerospace company, Elbit Systems is time after time proving that this definition really translates into contracts. Earlier this week the Israeli company’s subsidiary Elbit Systems of America signed a partnership contract with the Logistic Center Woensdrecht (Netherlands Ministry of Defence). This partnership marks the official commencement of an agreement and work-share cooperation […]

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Missile defence system launched in unpredictable market

It’s, without any doubt, an historic event. The question is whether it will have wide or very limited effects. Thirteen years after terrorists launched SA-7 shoulder-launched missiles at an Israeli 757 in Kenya, missing their target, the first countermeasures system has been installed on an Israeli passenger aircraft. The process was slow. Technology and bureaucracy […]

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The only substitute for the C-130 is a C-130, until the budget allows

When the Douglas DC-3 was still in the Israeli air force’s (IAF) service some 15 years ago, all the squadrons had big slogans in every hangar saying: “The only substitute for the DC-3 is a DC-3.”The DC-3 is resting from a long service in the IAF’s museum, but the force, so it seems, has another […]

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Protecting that big, sensor-laden UAS

Unmanned air systems are being equipped with features that put them on the same level as manned platforms – and Israel, with its considerable UAS industry, is leading the way. The Paris Air Show, which opens today, offers a glimpse of the trend – within the limits of the security apparatus guarding Israel’s secrets projects. […]

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HeliCom – another tool for “surgical” attacks

The operational need is clear – all participating parties in the battle must get all the necessary data in a way that will make it useful in real-time.In the most “popular” mode of fighting today, namely urban/limited/low intensity – different names for one main goal – hitting the bad guys fast with minimum collateral damage […]

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