Lockheed Martin has selected Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) as a sub-contractor to manufacture wing skins for F-35 fighter jets. IAI has launched a new production line for skins for the F-35 wings.
IAI's board approved construction of the new production line in 2015. The 20-year program is expected to yield revenue of hundreds of millions of dollars, with shipments expected from the beginning of 2019. The first shipments will be of 700 kits with potential for additional orders at a later stage, Globes news daily reported Sunday.
The skins will be manufactured by means of Automatic Fiber Placement (AFP) technology that comprises layers of composite materials. The layers consist of 3-mm threads that become a cohesive unit, thus forming the special wing skin that provides them with the stealth capability.
Elta unit of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled an enhanced version of its Drone Guard system, which detects, identifies and disrupts the operation of small drones. Small drones pose potential threats such as unwanted intelligence gathering, smuggling and even as weapon carriers
Stark made the first delivery of Arrow 3 Anti-Ballistic Missile canister to its parent company Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Stark was recently chosen to manufacture canisters for the Arrow-3, an integral component to the latest generation of missile defense systems developed by IAI and deployed by the IMOD to the IAF
Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) has entered into an agreement to provide Barak-8 advanced defense systems to Israel Navys Saar-6 corvettes
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The UKs F-35 Lightning stealth fighter jets are ready to be deployed on operations for the first time, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced. There are nine F-35s readyto be deployed on operations across the world
The Israeli military has launched an investigation to determine how an F-15 fighter jets canopy suddenly blew off at 30,000 feet during a training flight last week. The Israeli Air Force chief grounded the militarys fleet of F-15 fighter jets until the cause of the accident is found, Times of Israel reported
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