Israeli Defense Forces’ Iron Dome intercepted three of 17 rockets that were launched from Gaza.
“An exchange of fire broke out during which one IDF officer was killed and an additional IDF officer was moderately injured. 17 Rockets were launched from Gaza at Israel. The Iron Dome intercepted three of them,” IDF Spokesperson posted on microblogging site, twitter on Sunday.
The IDF Spokesperson following the situation assessment, also stated that, The Israeli Railway line from Ashkelon to Sderot will be closed and School has been cancelled in the Israeli communities surrounding Gaza.
Iron Dome began operating in Israel in 2011. The systems achieved international fame during the country’s 2012 and 2014 Gaza Strip conflicts. The missile reportedly started operating in Golan three months back and has been involved in retaliations against Iranian forces in Syria.
Israel Defense companies will now be able to negotiate sale of unclassified weapons without prior approval from the Israeli Defense Export Control Agency(DECA). The change is designed to ease regulations applying to defense exports and shorten the process of approval for them,
Israel has signed a reciprocal procurement agreement with Boeing that will see the company spending billions of dollars if it wins major Israeli defense contracts. The “reciprocal procurement” agreement will have Boeing collaborate with Israeli companies for at least 35 percent of the value of any transaction it signs with the Israeli government, Reuters reported Wednesday
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has won a $550 million contract to provide its “Sky Capture” Air Defense system to an unnamed Asian nation. Sky Capture is a command and control system for anti-aircraft systems, with information fusion based on multiple sensors, including advanced fire control and detection radars, electro-optical sensors all made by IAI and ELTA systems, the company said in a statement Monday
Elta, a unit of Israeli Aerospace Industries may have won a prized contract to supply Multimode Fire Control Radars for Indias Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) ‘Tejas fighter jet. The company, in an October 16 press release announced a “$55-million contract for Multimode Airborne ELM-2032 Fire Control Radars to be installed on newly produced advanced combat aircraft of an Asian country
The US Army is seeking to purchase two Iron Dome Air Defence System Batteries from Israeli firm Rafael in a deal worth $373 million. The Army are acquiring the two Iron Dome batteries to provide ground forces an interim capability by 2020 against unmanned air vehicles, mortars, rockets, artillery and cruise missiles as well as explore full adoption of the Israeli-developed system for the Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2-Intercept program and incorporation with the Integrated Battle Command System by 2023
The Israel Air Forces (IAF) has decided to upgrade its F-15 fleet with improved capability of carrying 13 tons of explosives and advanced avionics to supplement its F-35 multi-role fighter jets. The new F-15 IA was chosen by the IDF and Israel Air Force (IAF) as the new fighter jet to be acquired over the next decade, according to an official announcement Saturday
The new Initial Operational Capability (IOC) version of the TALIOS optronic pod developed by Thales has completed qualification testing by the French defence procurement agency (DGA). TALIOS pod is an airborne equipment capable of designating a target
The German conglomerate, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems is liable to lose Israel as a customer if it turned out that corruption was involved in the submarines case. The Germany government will not be able to export three more submarines to Israel if indictments are filed in the submarines case (case 3000)
The Israeli Defense Forces destroyed the headquarters of the Hamas run TV station, 'Al-Aqsa' during an airstrike on Monday The An-Nasr based TV headquarters located in the west of Gaza was razed to the ground during a raid. The raid was a part of a fresh volley of airstrikes and rocket attacks meant to target areas throughout the Gaza strip resulting in the death of many denizens, including a Hamas commander
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