All Israel articles – Page 3

  • News

    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.

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    Israel steps back from V-22 purchase

    2017-10-13T08:44:03Z

    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

    2017-10-11T11:30:44Z

    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

    2017-10-04T11:48:14Z

    ​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

    2017-10-03T11:04:54Z

    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
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    Skylark 3 soars after operational approval

    2017-09-25T13:32:12Z

    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

    2017-09-25T13:29:42Z

    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

    2017-09-25T13:29:16Z

    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
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    Israel's APG unveils unmanned Peres

    2017-09-15T15:44:11Z

    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
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    New additions boost Israel's F-35 fleet

    2017-09-15T10:46:54Z

    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
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    IAI floats maritime version of Harop weapon

    2017-09-11T13:03:08Z

    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

    2017-08-29T15:29:35Z

    ​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

    2017-08-24T10:42:32Z

    ​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

    2017-08-22T11:48:20Z

    ​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

    2017-08-22T11:46:15Z

    ​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
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    Israel to declare full capability with Hermes 900 fleet

    2017-08-18T13:30:51Z

    ​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

    2017-08-15T15:36:40Z

    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
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    Meteor to make bigger Impact with MALE development

    2017-08-15T15:34:12Z

    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

    2017-08-08T10:41:57Z

    ​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

    2017-08-03T10:57:35Z

    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.