Israeli Rafael in partnership with Australian Varley will open a Spike LR2 anti-tank missile production and assembly facility in Australia.
Varley Australia has partnered with Rafael to deliver Australian production and assembly of Spike missiles. Varley Australia will create a manufacturing facility in Australia, which will provide production and support of Rafael’s new fifth generation Spike LR2 anti-tank guided missile, the company said in a statement.
Varley and Rafael said their partnership will provide LAND 400 Phase 2 with a unique source for local production and sustainment that will last for decades. The companies anticipate the high-level jobs planned for production on Spike LR2 will lead to adjacent opportunities, including the provision of support to future Rafael products such as the Iron Dome’s interceptor Tamir, the Trophy active protection system and more.
Rafael has also opened a missile manufacturing plant in India along with its Indian partner Kalyani Strategic Systems last month. The factory would manufacture Spike anti-tank missiles which are part of half a billion dollar deal with India.
The deal includes 8,000-plus missiles, 300-plus launchers and technology transfer. Further, the deal is likely to expand as the Army aims to equip its 382 infantry battalions and 44 mechanised regiments with new missiles.
Rafael has opened a missile manufacturing plant in India along with its Indian partner Kalyani Strategic Systems. The factory would manufacture Spike anti-tank missiles which are part of half a billion dollar deal with India, the company said in a statement Thursday
India is close to signing a contract to equip its Dassault Rafales with Rafaels Litening targeting pod to enable the aircraft to fly intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance missions. "The advanced sensors will be manufactured by a local company that is jointly owned by Rafael and an Indian partner," Yuval Miller, head of the Israeli companys air and C4I systems division was quoted as saying by
Rafael has scheduled the first test firing of its I-Derby beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile integrated on India's Tejas light combat aircraft later this year. The I-Derby will become the Tejas fighters main air-to-air weapon following the completion of testing, Flightglobal
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has unveiled SPIKE LR II, a 5th generation variant of the Spike Family that can be fired from vehicles, helicopters, ships, and ground launchers. The new missile will be presented for the first time at the Paris Air Show in June, the company announced Monday
Israels Rafael has test-fired Spike missile system from Protector Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV). The trials, which took place off the coast of Israel, involved multiple launches of an undisclosed variant of the missile against what were described as targets possessing a range of naval characteristics, a Rafael spokesperson was quoted as saying by
India's successful testing of its Nag anti-armor missile could jeopardize a potential deal to purchase Spike Missile from Rafael of Israel worth US$500 million, reports appearing in Israeli media suggest. The fate of the deal is again clouded in doubt with India continuing to develop its own anti-tank missile, which will compete with the Israeli missile
SCD, an Israeli firm jointly owned by Elbit Systems and Rafael, has completed its acquisition of US company Quantum Imaging, business newspaper
The Indian defense ministry has officially cancelled a $500 million deal to buy Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israeli Rafael. “Rafael has received an official statement from the Indian Ministry of Defense on the cancellation of the Spike missile deal,” read a statement from the company, adding that it had been canceled before the signing of the contract and despite the company fulfilling all of the necessary requirements,
The Indian defence ministry has decided to scrap a $500 million deal with Israel to procure Spike Anti-tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) and will ask Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) to develop and produce Man-Portable Anti-tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) for the Army. “DRDO has successfully produced the Nag and Anamika ATGMs
Israels Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is offering its Trophy Active Protection System and Spike missiles for Australias LAND 400 armored vehicles program and plans to open a local company in the country. “In order to meet the anticipated demand, Rafael will be opening a local company in Australia to jointly produce the SPIKE missiles with Australias Varley and will be purchasing metal for various system from Australia's Bisalloy Steel Group,” the company announced on Monday
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. has been awarded a contract with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) to supply more than one thousand SPIKE LR 2, a fifth generation electro-optical, precision-guided missiles
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