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Israel Uses AI-Controlled Drone Swarms in Combat
Air Unmanned Systems

Israel Uses AI-Controlled Drone Swarms in Combat

The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) has formally acknowledged its use of swarms of AI-assisted drones during air and missile strikes against Gaza.

Israeli Company Rafael Targets Russian Vessel 962 on Animation
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Israeli Company Rafael Targets Russian Vessel 962 on Animation

Rafael has unveiled the Maritime and Land-Based “Sea Breaker” cruise missile in an animated video where it destroys a Soviet-made missile corvette which is active use in Black Sea Fleet.

Greece Hold ORION-21 military exercise with four participants
Navy / Maritime Regional / Strategy

Greece Hold ORION-21 military exercise with four participants

Greece held a five-day multinational exercise “Orion-21” with Special Forces Units from Greece, the USA, Israel, Greek Cyprus and Serbia.

Israel’s F-16s are now Commercial
Air

Israel’s F-16s are now Commercial

U.S. private company that provides adversary (“red air”) and joint terminal attack controller (JTAC) training to the air forces will operate F-16.

The US to sell $735 million arms to Israel
Ammunition

The US to sell $735 million arms to Israel

The U.S. approved the potential sale of $735 million in precision-guided weapons to Israel according to Reuters.

Greece and Israel agree on $1.65 billion Defence Cooperation
Bilateral Relations

Greece and Israel agree on $1.65 billion Defence Cooperation

Israel and Greece have signed a contract for the establishment and operation for 22 years of an International Flight Centre for Greek Air Force pilots.

Elbit acquires Rokar at 31 million USD
Investment

Elbit acquires Rokar at 31 million USD

Elbit Systems Acquires BAE Systems Rokar at $31 million.

BARAK (ER) Reaches 150 km
Weapon / Missile

BARAK (ER) Reaches 150 km

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), announced from its social media account that it has successfully tested a new long-range air defence system.

Elbit Systems to Supply Hermes 900 UAV to a Country in Asia
Unmanned Systems

Elbit Systems to Supply Hermes 900 UAV to a Country in Asia

Elbit Systems announced that it was awarded an approximately $300 million contract by an Asian country to provide HermesTM 900 UAS.

Unmanned AN-2s: Azerbaijan’s Unknown Heroes
Air Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems Sensors

Unmanned AN-2s: Azerbaijan’s Unknown Heroes

Middle East Eye (MEE) unrevealed information about the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict. According to Ragıp Soylu’s report, the Azerbaijani military used Soviet-era Antonov An-2 single-engine aircraft as a decoy to destroy Russian S-300s with Israeli “Harop” suicide drones.

IDEX under the Shadow of Covid
Land Air Ammunition

IDEX under the Shadow of Covid

International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi is hosting guests since February 21st. Boots are established but some participants did not attend due to the pandemic.

Israel to Develop Arrow-4 with the U.S
Air Space Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Israel to Develop Arrow-4 with the U.S

The Israel Missile Defence Organization (IMDO) and the U.S. Missile Defence Agency (MDA) have started developing the Arrow-4 weapon system. Arrow-4 is a next-generation endo-exoatmospheric interceptor missile. Currently, Arrow weapon system comprises Arrow-2 and Arrow-3 interceptors and Arrow-4 will replace the Arrow-2 within the next several years.

Indian Army has leased four Heron UAVs
Air Bilateral Relations Unmanned Systems

Indian Army has leased four Heron UAVs

The Times Now News has reported that the Indian Army has leased four Heron unmanned air vehicles from Israel as part of an emergency procurement program.

F-35 Sale to UAE is Ripped Off
Air Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

F-35 Sale to UAE is Ripped Off

The UAE signed a deal to purchase up to 50 F-35 and 18 MQ-9 Reaper drones from the U.S. just an hour before President Joe Biden was inaugurated.