Israeli company Rafael has displayed "MicroLite" airborne EO/IR system for small aircraft such as drones to perform Intelligence, Surveillance, Targeting and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) operations at Singapore Airshow (February 11-16). The lightweight, EO/IR sensor for airborne Wide-Area Persistent Surveillance missions was displayed on the Aeronautics Orbiter-4 UAV at RAFAELs booth
Rafael's Drone Dome counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) has destroyed swarming with its high-power laser beam in Israel, during a recent demonstration conducted by the company. RAFAEL's Drone Dome C-UAS system performed interceptions of multiple drones, including maneuvering targets, using its hard-kill LASER BEAM director
Israel has completed decade-long tests of its new upgraded Iron Dome system on Sunday, with the defense ministry claiming it to have completed 2,400 successful interceptions with a success rate of over 85%. “We have completed a series of tests with a success rate of 100 percent
Chinese army snipers have been provided with portable drones that provide battlefield information to help them to locate and shoot their target with greater accuracy in congested urban setting. A scout battalion of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) 80th Group Army is now operating the drones, as they have been deployed in recent training, various Chinese media reported
BAE Systems test- fired Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Spike-LR (long range) anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) from the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle in a recent series of tests. This advancement diversifies the CV90s operational capabilities on the battlefield by enabling indirect fire at long distances or at air targets,a BAE Systems release said The testing, which took place in difficult arctic conditions, used a Rafael Spike-LR (long range) ATGM mounted on a BAE Systems Hägglunds CV90 to defeat a target at more than 2,000 metres
Israel Ministry of Defense has awarded Rafael a multi-billion shekel contract to provide the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) with intelligence systems. The contract is for work over an estimated 20 years and includes developing and supplying intelligence gathering systems, command and control systems and more
Czech Republic has signed an agreement to buy eight multi-mission radars from Israel in a deal valued $125 million. The Government-to-Government (GTG) contract was signed in Prague by Israel's Ministry of Defense International Defense Cooperation Directorate (SIBAT) and the Czech Ministry of Defense under its Mobile Air Defense Radar (MADR) program, Globes reported Friday
The Israeli Defense Force (IDF)s Iron Dome deployed to intercept rockets being launched at a rate of one in every seven and a half minutes in the Gaza Strip, has reportedly intercepted 90% of its targets. Tensions in the region escalated after the IDF killed Baha Abu al-Ata, commander of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) group, on Tuesday
Israel has completed the delivery of first batch of new version of Spice-2000 bunker buster bombs to the Indian Air Force (IAF). “Israel has started the delivery of the Spice-2000 bombs to India and the first batch of these bombs was received recently,” top IAF sources told ANI
Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems (KRAS), a joint venture between Indias Kalyani Group and Israeli firm Rafael has won a $100 million (INR 685 crore) contract from overseas partner Rafael to supply 1,000 units of Barak 8 missile kits
United Arab Emirates' (UAE's) “Falcon Eye-1” military spy satellite carried by a 98-foot European Vega rocket has crashed into the Atlantic Ocean after a “major anomaly” occurred during the rocket launch, just minutes after it took off on Thursday. The operation was being overlooked by French provider Arianespace under a mission codenamed VV15 at the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana, South America, on July 10 when the mishap happened
The Indian army has reportedly axed a $500 million Spike anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) deal with Israeli firm Rafael after the missiles failed to clear the trials conducted by the Indian army last year. According to the media, the sensors of the Spike ATGM could not identify the target when the army was testing the missile at Pokhran, Rajasthan state
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