All Israel articles – Page 3

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    Israel lifts remaining Apache flight restrictions


    ​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.

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    Israel steps back from V-22 purchase


    The Israeli air force has frozen its evaluation of the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey, with a senior defence source indicating that the tiltrotor is unable to perform some missions currently conducted using its Sikorsky CH-53 transport helicopters.

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    Israeli UAV producers face tighter export restrictions


    Limitations on the transfer of advanced technologies embedded in the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron TP unmanned air vehicle are making a competition with the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper in India more complicated for the Israeli company.

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    Israel to boost G550 surveillance fleet


    ​With demand for surveillance aircraft rising in the face of new threats in the Middle East region, Israel's air force is increasing the size of its fleet of special mission-adapted Gulfstream G550 business jets.

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    Unmanned Air Hopper shows its casualty evacuation credentials


    An innovative unmanned helicopter designed to evacuate wounded soldiers from combat zones or perform resupply missions has been demonstrated to high-ranking officials from the Israeli defence ministry by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI).

  • Skylark 3 launch - Elbit Systems

    Skylark 3 soars after operational approval


    Elbit Systems Skylark 3 unmanned air vehicle has achieved operational status, having recently played an active part during a major exercise staged in northern Israel.

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    Flawed control rod installation led to fatal Apache crash


    The faulty installation of a tail rotor flight control rod on a Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopter led to a fatal crash at Ramon base, the Israeli air force has concluded.

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    Israel finalises Seahawk sensor configuration


    Israel's air force and navy have identified the intended sensor fit for a planned fleet of second-hand Sikorsky SH-60F Seahawk maritime helicopters.

  • Peres UAV - APG

    Israel's APG unveils unmanned Peres


    Israeli company APG has unveiled a new vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned air vehicle, with the "Peres" (Hebrew for "vulture") having a tandem wing configuration and four electric motors.

  • F-35I - Israeli air force

    New additions boost Israel's F-35 fleet


    Israel's latest pair of Lockheed Martin F-35s landed at Nevatim air base on 14 September. The arrivals brought the total number of "Adir" jets operated by the nation's air force to seven.

  • Maritime Harop - IAI

    IAI floats maritime version of Harop weapon


    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled a maritime derivative of its Harop loitering weapon system, which can be launched from a ship's deck and controlled from an onboard mission control centre.

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    Israel to sell F-16As with upgrade package


    ​Normally fierce rivals, Elbit Systems and Israel Aerospace Industries are co-operating on an upgrade package for elderly Lockheed Martin F-16As.

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    Israeli Apache helicopter grounding to continue


    ​Israeli air force Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters will remain grounded following the publication of an interim report into a fatal crash on 7 August.

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    Airbus Helicopters delivers first H125s to Israeli police


    ​Airbus Helicopters has delivered an initial batch of rotorcraft to the Israeli police, part of a 2015 order for six new helicopters.

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    Israel tests F-35I refueling procedures


    ​Israel has begun an evaluation campaign using its air force's fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35I "Adirs" to test locally developed systems and aerial refuelling procedures for the type.

  • Hermes 900 - Israeli air force

    Israel to declare full capability with Hermes 900 fleet


    ​The Israeli air force expects to achieve full operational capability with its Elbit Systems Hermes 900 unmanned air vehicles at the end of August.

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    Procurement a key priority for Israel's new air force chief


    The appointment of Maj Gen Amikam Norkin as the Israeli air force's new commander could expedite some of its procurement plans, including for the Boeing KC-46A tanker, Lockheed Martin F-35 and longer-endurance unmanned air vehicles.

  • Impact 1300 - Meteor Aerospace

    Meteor to make bigger Impact with MALE development


    Israel's ​Meteor Aerospace is developing a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned air vehicle, with the Impact 1300 to have a maximum take-off weight of 1,300kg (2,860lb). The new product is now in full-scale development, the company says.

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    Israel grounds Apaches after fatal accident


    ​The Israeli air force has again temporarily grounded its Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopter squadrons, following a 7 August crash which caused the death of a pilot.

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    Israel weighing interest in STOVL-variant F-35


    New threats faced by Israel have placed the potential purchase of short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) variant Lockheed Martin F-35Bs as a high priority.