Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) delivered its 100th F-35 stealth fighter’s wing to Lockheed Martin’s wing assembly line and has announced that it would manufacture over 800 units by the end of 2034.
The wings manufacturing center of IAI’s aviation division was established in November 2014. The company has previously produced wings for the F-16 fighter and T-38 jet trainer.
In December 2018, IAI inaugurated a new line for production of F-35 wing skins. The skins are being manufactured by means technology called Automatic Fiber Placement (AFP) 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.
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unvieled ADA-O, a variant of the ADA system that addresses GPS jammers to ensure GPS availability for land platforms. The land platform can be integrated into a range of platforms, providing operational response capabilities for telecom, navigation and C2 systems
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled its new loitering munition “Mini Harpy” at the ongoing Aero India 2019 airshow. The suicide drone, like its larger counterpart, flies over an area until a target is spotted
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) unit Elta Systems has won a contract to supply C-MMR multi-task radar systems to the Finnish army. Elta did not disclose the price of the deal
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
Israel Aerospace will soon flight test a Boeing 767-600 luxury jet designed to fly heads of state non-stop between the Americas and the Far East. The unique aircraft that took 3 years to develop, will be equipped with advanced communication and defensive systems in keeping with the mission of flying presidents and prime ministers
An unnamed southeast Asian country has awarded Elbit Systems a $153 million contract for comprehensive, multi-layered array of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) meant for its army. Under the terms of the contract, the Israeli firm will supply a networked multi-layered drone solution, including more than a thousand THOR Multi-Rotor Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) mini-UAS, scores of Skylark LEX, Skylark 3 and Hermes 450 tactical UAS as well as Universal Ground Control Stations, Elbit Systems said in a statement Sunday
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