All articles by Arie Egozi

  • SpyLite - BlueBird

    Indian army picks SpyLite UAV


    ​India's army has selected the SpyLite mini unmanned air vehicle offered by Cyient Solutions & Systems for a high-altitude surveillance requirement.

  • News

    Germany approves Heron TP purchase


    ​Germany's parliament on 13 June approved a €1 billion ($1.17 billion) deal to lease Heron TP unmanned air vehicles manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries.

  • Rampage - IAI

    Israeli partnership develops Rampage stand-off missile


    IMI Systems (formerly Israel Military Industries) and Israel Aerospace Industries have jointly developed a new long-range precision strike weapon suitable for use during stand-off-range attacks.

  • Cormorant UAV medevac - Tactical Robotics

    Cormorant UAV aces medical evacuation trial


    ​Israeli company Tactical Robotics has demonstrated its Cormorant vertical take-off and landing unmanned air vehicle's capability to carry out medical evacuation duties.

  • F-15I - Israel Defence Force

    Israel to link fleet upgrade with follow-on F-15I buy


    Israel has proposed a deal to purchase additional Boeing F-15s, in a package that would also include upgrading the Israeli air force's existing I-model examples of the strike aircraft.

  • News

    India expands Dhruv cockpit upgrade


    Israel Aerospace Industries' Lahav division has received a follow-on contract to continue an avionics upgrade on the Indian armed forces' Hindustan Aeronautics Dhruv advanced light helicopters.

  • News

    US policy shift could open door for Israeli UAV sales


    ​Israeli manufacturers could benefit from a decision by Washington to ease restrictions on the US defence industry's sale of armed unmanned air vehicles, although they are likely to face increased competition.

  • News

    Israel outlines C-130H modernisation


    ​Israel is to perform a major avionics modernisation on its 10-strong fleet of legacy Lockheed Martin C-130H transports.

  • News

    Israel pulls F-15s from US exercise amid border tensions


    Israel has cancelled the planned participation of its Boeing F-15 strike aircraft at a Red Flag Alaska-series exercise in the USA next month, after air force commanders decided that all its frontline fighters should remain at their bases to meet potential hostilities.

  • News

    Israel revives interest in V-22 purchase


    ​Israeli personnel have taken a fresh opportunity to assess the Bell Boeing MV-22's capabilities, during a joint exercise conducted with the US Marine Corps.

  • News

    IAI to develop all-electric aircraft


    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is to develop an all-electric aircraft, an initial prototype of which will fly in around three years' time.

  • F-35I pair - Israeli air force

    Israel keeps quiet over F-35I's combat debut


    Israel’s Lockheed Martin F-35I "Adir" is reported to have made its combat debut during strikes conducted against Syrian air defence systems last month. The action was mounted following a border clash that culminated in an Israeli air force Lockheed F-16 being shot down by a surface-to-air missile.

  • News

    Bedek launches engine-leasing unit


    Israel Aerospace Industries' Bedek division has launched a new engine-leasing department.

  • News

    Israeli ground forces prefer Chinook over CH-53K


    ​Israel may be erring towards the Boeing CH-47 Chinook after the country's army said it preferred the tandem-rotor helicopter for an emerging requirement for heavy-lift rotorcraft.

  • News

    Israel concerned over Su-57 debut in Syria


    ​Russia's surprise deployment of Sukhoi Su-57s to a base inside Syria has positioned its new stealth fighter within the same region of operations as the Israeli air force's Lockheed Martin F-35I.

  • News

    Elbit edges closer to IMI acquisition


    Elbit Systems is to buy state-owned Israel Military Industries (IMI), in a move which will make it the largest defence and aerospace company in Israel.

  • Crashed F-16I - pay AP

    ANALYSIS: How F-16I loss will reshape Israel's offensive strategy


    A sequence of events that began with the shooting down of an Iranian copy of the Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel stealth unmanned air vehicle led to an Israeli air force Lockheed F-16I being shot down, and a massive aerial attack being launched against at least a dozen targets inside Syria.

  • News

    Heron 1 to fly on for German military


    Germany has signed a one-year contract extension to a long-running arrangement with Airbus Defence & Space for operations using Israel Aerospace Industries Heron 1 unmanned air vehicles.

  • News

    Israeli air force targets Lieberman's rocket plan


    ​Israeli defence minister Avigdor Lieberman has expressed his full support for the development of a capability to attack targets at ranges of up to 270nm (500km) using surface-to-surface missiles, instead of combat aircraft.

  • Italian air force G550 AEW - AirTeamImages

    Italy receives second G550 for AEW duties


    ​Israel Aerospace Industries has delivered its second Gulfstream G550 conformal airborne early warning aircraft to the Italian air force, completing a reciprocal package of procurements signed by the nations in 2012.