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    Israel considers packaging V-22 with heavy-lift helicopter purchase

    2018-04-11T15:25:38Z

    Israel has revived discussions with the US government over a potential acquisition of Bell Boeing V-22 Ospreys as the programme looks abroad to fill vacant production capacity.

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    Israel revives interest in V-22 purchase

    2018-03-23T12:28:48Z

    ​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.

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    IAI to develop all-electric aircraft

    2018-03-19T13:58:31Z

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

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

    2018-03-16T10:02:26Z

    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.

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    Israeli ground forces prefer Chinook over CH-53K

    2018-03-05T13:22:19Z

    ​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.

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    Elbit edges closer to IMI acquisition

    2018-02-21T16:25:59Z

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

    2018-02-14T17:25:51Z

    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.

  • Israeli F-16 - Rafael
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    ANALYSIS: How Israel gave birth to a plethora of aerospace innovations

    2018-02-09T11:43:57Z

    Seventy years ago, just after the surviving architects of the Holocaust faced grim justice at Nuremberg, a few hundred thousand idealists – many refugees from post-war Europe’s ruins and committed to creating a Jewish homeland in the Holy Land – established the state of Israel. At first, the new nation ...

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Israel's UAV specialists target exports

    2018-02-08T07:51:52Z

    From compact, battlefield-launched, eyes in the sky to large, tactical reconnaissance platforms and warhead-armed systems that can loiter for hours before hitting their targets with deadly effect, Israel has led the world in developing unmanned air systems. With know-how created by the need to survey enemy combatants in built-up areas ...

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    ANALYSIS: Israel Aerospace Industries pushes into commercial market

    2018-02-06T06:20:22Z

    The Singapore air show remains one of the most important events on the calendar for Israel’s aerospace and defence industry. The island state has been a major customer of Israeli equipment since Israeli Defence Force officers helped establish Singapore’s military after independence in 1965. The nations have many similarities – ...

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    ANALYSIS: Israeli weapons house Rafael has Asian nations in its sights

    2018-02-05T09:26:33Z

    India and Australia are among the Asia-Pacific nations that Rafael has firmly in its sights with its current and in-development weapons and targeting systems. The company is “in the final stages” of developing the third and latest, ER, version of its I-Derby active radar air-to-air missile, and is eyeing a ...

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    Israeli air force targets Lieberman's rocket plan

    2018-01-24T12:58:32Z

    ​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.

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    UVision trials extended-range Hero

    2018-01-10T12:56:22Z

    ​Israeli unmanned air system developer UVision has demonstrated its Hero 400EC extended-range loitering weapon system to what it describes as a "strategic customer".

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    Elbit lands Israeli Hercules training deal

    2017-12-13T17:02:40Z

    Elbit Systems is to provide the Israeli air force with flight simulation services to support operations with its Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules tactical transports until 2030.

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    Israeli navy shifts focus to VTOL UAV

    2017-12-13T13:54:12Z

    Israel's navy plans to operate vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned air vehicles from its new Saar 6 corvettes, with the selected type to be used in conjunction with an incoming fleet of Sikorsky SH-60F Seahawk maritime helicopters.

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    Israel declares its F-35I fleet combat-ready

    2017-12-07T14:11:35Z

    The Israeli air force on 6 December declared its Lockheed Martin F-35I "Adir" combat aircraft as having achieved initial operational capability.

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    Israel ready to receive next two F-35Is at Nevatim

    2017-11-07T10:44:37Z

    Israel's air force is due to receive its next two Lockheed Martin F-35Is before the end of this week, boosting its fleet of the type to nine. The aircraft will touch down at Nevatim air base in the south of the country.

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    Israel launches Blue Flag exercise

    2017-11-06T11:35:27Z

    Israel's Blue Flag exercise began on 2 November, with the activity attracting a record number of participating air forces.

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    Cormorant UAV gets its Safran engine

    2017-11-06T10:30:22Z

    ​Tactical Robotics has begun installing a Safran Helicopter Engines Arriel 2 on its Cormorant fancraft unmanned air vehicle.

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    Israel lifts remaining Apache flight restrictions

    2017-10-24T15:15:48Z

    ​Israel has returned its air force's fleet of Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters to full operational status following a fatal crash earlier this year.