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Mia Dynamics defense platform credit: PR Mia Dynamics develops robot defense platform

The company is adapting its quad cycles and quad boards for remote control military use.

C-Dome trial May 2023  credit: Ministry of Defense Rafael's C-Dome makes first operational interception

The naval version of Iron Dome shot down “a suspicious aerial target” in the Gulf of Eilat.

Teknel command and control cabins  credit: Teknel Fightec to represent Italian defense co Teknel in Israel

Teknel produces mobile command and control cabins ranging in cost from tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars.

IWI Arbel system installed on Negev machine gun  credit: IWI IWI unveils computerized small arms system

According to IWI, the Arbel system enhances both reaction speed and accuracy.

GPS-based app Waze credit: Daniel Constante Shutterstock High alert as GPS disruptions spread to central Israel

Residents reported disruptions with GPS-based navigation apps like Waze, Moovit and Google Maps, telling users they were in Beirut, likely due to IDF jamming actions.

F-15 credit: Shutterstock US to approve $18b sale of 50 warplanes to Israel - report

The Biden administration is soon set to approve the sale of 50 F-15 fighter aircraft to Israel, in a deal worth more than $18 billion, CNN reports.

Inauguration of Aerospace Services India  credit: IAI IAI launches India subsidiary

Aerospace Services India is a collaboration between Israel Aerospace Industries and Indian government agency Defence Research and Development Organization.

ReDrone credit: Elbit Systems Elbit unveils 3G ReDrone anti-drone system

ReDrone can locate, identify and intercept several targets simultaneously within a secured area.

NextVision Stabilized Systems  credit: Shlomi Yosef/Tali Bogdanovsky NextVision's market cap exceeds $1b after 800% rise

With huge returns since its TASE IPO, the stabilized camera company has a higher market cap than veteran Israeli companies like Cellcom, Isracard and Rami Levy.

SpearUAV's tactical drone credit: SpearUAV SpearUAV's compact tactical drone loiters with intent

The Tel Aviv-based company's drone is launched from a unique encapsulated system from tanks, APC's and submarines for assault and surveillance missions.

Canadian President Justin Trudeau credit: Gints Ivuskans Shutterstock Concerns in Israel that Canadian arms embargo will snowball

Defense imports from Canada represent just 0.05% of Israel's total defense imports but there are concerns that other countries might follow suit.

Israel Aerospace Industries credit: IAI Israel Aerospace signs Czech radar maintenance deal

The contract is valid for 20 years and includes Czech companies, which will be responsible for a wide range of processes as local subcontractors.

King Mohammed VI of Morocco  credit: Reuters - DNPhotography/ABACA Israel major arms supplier to Morocco, Philippines

According to the latest SIPRI report, Israel share of global arms exports declined in 2019-2023, while Italy, Turkey and Iran gained share significantly.

Dr. Danny Gold MAFAT Head credit: Ministry of Defense Spokesperson Azerbaijan to procure Sky Dew system from Israel - report

The observation balloon detects aerial threats including cruise missiles and drones.

Fire in the Jerusalem Hills credit: Ariel Kedem Israel Parks and Nature Authority Israel Aerospace develops wildfire drone solution

IAI is offering a firefighting technology product that includes operating two autonomous drones, synchronized with each other.

IDF drone operators credit: IDF Spokesperson's Unit No GPS? Air traffic control? Israeli solutions to UAV problems

Whether it's the need to counter hostile drones, or to transport blood between hospitals, or to make airports safe, Israeli companies are working on it.

Israel Aerospace pavilion at Sigapore Airshow credit: IAI Israel Aerospace signs classified NIS 1.6b Defense Ministry deal

IAI Systems Missiles and Space (SMS) Group has signed a contract with Israel's Ministry of Defense for the sale of unnamed armament systems.

Elbit Systems products  credit: Tali Bogdanovsky Europe becomes Elbit Systems' main sales region

The largest of Elbit Systems' recent contracts is with Australia, but business in Europe is booming, and the company is expanding to meet demand.

Bezhalel Machlis  credit: Assaf Shilo/Israel Sun Elbit Systems wins $600m Australian Army contract

The five-year contract is for advanced protection, fighting capabilities and sensors suite for the Australian Army's Redback Infantry Fighting Vehicles.

Rafael CEO Yoav Turgeman credit: Rafael Spokesperson Rafael unit mulls setting up Ukraine anti-tank missile plant - report

Dynamite Nobel Defense (DND) is mulling setting up a factory in Ukraine to manufacture the German Panzerfaust 3 anti-tank missile, the German Hartpunkt website reports.

Elbit Systems Hermes 650 credit: Elbit Systems Elbit Systems unveils Hermes 650 Spark tactical drone

The UAS can carry up to 260 kilograms and operate with a range of up to 300 kilometers for 24 hours.

Elbit Systems president and CEO Bezhalel Makhlis credit: Assaf Shilo Israel Sun Elbit Systems wins $300m contract in Europe

The contract is for weapon, reconnaissance, driving, and situational awareness systems for approximately 230 armored vehicles.

Planned IAI Beersheva campus credit: IAI Israel Aerospace lays cornerstone for Beersheva campus

IAI's new land military systems development and production center in Beersheva will house 500 employees.

Israel Air Force F-35 ''Adir'' aircraft  credit: Israel Air Force Israel's losing battle in Europe

While many European governments stand with Israel in the fight against terrorism, the tide of public opinion is running against them.

F-35 Adir credit: Israel Air Force Netherlands court halts supply of F-35 parts to Israel

The Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling and accepted a petition brought by human rights organizations.

Palantir co-founder and CEO Alex Karp  credit: Tel Aviv University spokesperson Shachar Shachar What is Palantir doing in Israel?

The US-based AI company, which plays in a prominent role in Ukraine's war with Russia, has an agreement with the Defense Ministry, but IDF military intelligence declined its services.

British laser interceptor Dragonfire  credit: YouTube UK demonstrates rival to Israel's Iron Beam

The Dragonfire laser interception system underwent successful trials in Scotland. Iron Beam is due to become fully operational at the end of 2025.

The IDF puts a spark into digital warfare

The Israeli military hadn't fully thought through the need to charge drones and other tech devices in Gaza with no electricity available. Solutions have quickly been devised.

Hamas tunnel credit: IDF Spokesperson Israel underestimated extent of Hamas tunnels - report

The scope, depth and quality of the tunnels have astonished Israeli officials and soldiers and former US officials, "The New York Times" reports.

Israeli combat troops in Gaza credit: IDF Spokesperson Innovative systems aid Israeli ground forces in Gaza

Unlike in the past, a significant number of new technologies are being developed for the benefit of ground forces.

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