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The “spiral” upgrade of UAS

What happened with fixed-wing combat aircraft and rotorcraft has started to happen with unmanned air systems (UAS).The upgrading of UAS is on – and we will see more and more such programmes. However, unlike with manned aircraft – which are not upgraded by the manufacturers in most cases – UAS will get an extended service […]

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Arrow-3 intercept test soon

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is completing preparations for the first intercept test of its new, very advanced Arrow-3 anti-ballistic missile.   The new missile is designed to achieve kinetic kills of long-range ballistic missiles.   The name is similar to that of the operational Arrow-2 , but sources here say that the new missile will […]

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Dividing the work between air force and rockets

Precise rockets will take the place of the Israeli air force (IAF) in close-support fire missions – and when the need is to destroy a target amid a heavily populated area.The decision has been made, and now the budget will determine deployment.The changing nature of war – from vast operations in large areas to “focused” […]

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Honeymoon of arms deals between Israel and Italy ?

Could this be the beginning of a “wonderful friendship” in defence relations between Italy and Israel?Italy has not been a major client of the Israeli aerospace and defe‫ nce industries, but that may change‬.After the Israeli air force (IAF) selected the Aermacchi M-346 as its advanced trainer, the second part of the agreement – the […]

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A big push for the big puller

Bankers Capital Transportation Leasing Group plans to purchase dozens of narrowbody (NB) and widebody TaxiBot aircraft towing systems from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), to be operated in North America. A letter of intent regarding the $97 million deal was signed a few days ago.This was a sign of recognition – and the moment the developers […]

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Justice must be seen – the arms deals version

International military hardware deals always involve emotions. If you handle the negotiations according to the expected procedures, these emotions may be contained. But when you break the sometimes unwritten rules, you create a major problem.   Israel now faces such a problem, after selecting the Aermacchi  M-346 trainer. Italy is happy. South Korea, which lost […]

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