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Israeli-made mobile howitzer completes U.S. Army’s shoot-off evaluation

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Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced that its new mobile howitzer has completed the U.S. Army’s mobile 155mm howitzer shoot-off evaluation at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. The company officials confirmed that that Elbit System’s Autonomous Truck Mounted Ordnance System (ATMOS) Iron Sabre mobile howitzer completed the U.S. Army’s […]

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Tractor trailer carrying Merkava tank catches fire in Israel

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A tractor trailer carrying Merkava Mk4 main battle tank caught fire in Israel, near the Gaza border. The short video was posted to Twitter by ZOKA and appears to show a moment when a truck tractor with a semi-trailer carrying an Israeli tank caught fire in an area near the border with Gaza. Another Twitter user […]

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Israel Defense Forces unveil its revolutionary robotic system

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Israel Defense Forces have demonstrated its new semi-autonomous robotic system, called the Jaguar. According to an IDF statement, the Jaguar developed is one of the first military robots in the world that can substitute soldiers on the borders. It is currently being integrated into the Gaza Division in southern Israel in order to protect the […]

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Israeli Air Force receives new Oron intelligence spy plane

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The Israeli Air Force announced on Sunday that it has received new Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance aircraft, called the Oron. The announcement detailed that the 122nd (“Nachson”) Squadron received its new aircraft – the “Oron”, which will grant the IAF unprecedented intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities. The advanced aircraft was formally introduced in a ceremony […]

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Elbit Systems acquires guidance systems-focused firm in $31M deal

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Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems said it has acquired the high-end GPS receivers and guidance systems business of BAE Systems Rokar International Ltd. The details were given in a 31 March media release, to announce that Elbit has acquired BAE Systems Rokar International Ltd. (“Rokar”) from BAE Systems, Inc., the U.S. headquartered subsidiary of […]

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U.S. Air Force shows footage of AH-64 helicopter loaded with Spike NLOS missiles

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On 17 March, the U.S. Air Force has publicly released an image of a U.S. Army AH-64E Apache attack helicopter loaded with two Israeli-made Spike NLOS missiles. The details were given in a Wednesday media release, to announce that the U.S. Army’s new Spike missile completed a demonstration last month at Eglin Air Force Base […]

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U.S. Air Force nuclear-capable bombers flew patrol mission across Middle East

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The U.S. Central Command has confirmed that a pair of U.S. Air Force nuclear-capable B-52H “Stratofortresses” flew a multinational patrol mission across the Middle East to deter aggression and reassure partners and allies of the U.S. military’s commitment to security in the region. Multiple partner nations and U.S. Air Force fighter aircraft accompanied the U.S. bombers at different points during the flight, including Israel, Saudi Arabia […]

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Israel updates plan for military strikes on Iran’s nuclear sites

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Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz said in an interview with Fox News that his country is updating plans for military strikes on Iran’s nuclear sites. The defense minister has stated that Israel has drawn up plans to strike Iranian targets if Tehran shows signs of nuclear escalation. Benny Gantz told Fox News that Israel is […]

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Israeli military selects CH-53K King Stallion as new transport helicopter

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The Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced on 25 February that it has chosen Lockheed Martin’s heavy-lift CH-53K King Stallion as a new Israel Defense Force᾿s (IDF) transport helicopter, replacing the current “Yas’ur” (CH-53) model. On Thursday, the Ministry press release said that Defense Minister Gantz accepted the recommendations presented by IDF Chief of the […]

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Germany to add Israeli active protection system to is Leopard-2 tanks

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Israel’s Ministry of Defense confirmed on Tuesday that the German Federal Ministry of Defense signed and signed a government-to-government (G2G) agreement to supply Israeli designed Trophy active protection system for their fleet of Leopard-2 main battle tanks. Within the agreement, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will supply Trophy Active Defense System (ADS) to equip 17 Leopard-2 […]

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