Israel News

Israel Introduces the Namer 1500 APC
Land Engine and Transmission

Israel Introduces the Namer 1500 APC

The Israeli Defence Ministry introduced a new generation Namer (Leopard) 1500 APC, which will be delivered to the Israel Defence Forces (IDF).

Romania to Add Three Watchkeeper X UAVs to its Inventory
Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

Romania to Add Three Watchkeeper X UAVs to its Inventory

Romania will diversify its inventory by adding Watchkeeper X UAVs in service following the Turkiye, Bayraktar TB2 Armed UAV purchase.

Israel Unveiles SpyX kamikaze drone at Le Bourget
Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

Israel Unveiles SpyX kamikaze drone at Le Bourget

Israel’s BlueBird Aero Systems unveils its electric engines SpyX kamikaze drone at the Paris Air Show 2023.

Israel’s Merkava has an Anonymous Buyer, Maybe Ukraine
Land

Israel’s Merkava has an Anonymous Buyer, Maybe Ukraine

It is claimed that the Israeli government is in talks with two undisclosed countries about a possible first international sale of Israel’s MBT, the Merkava.

Germany Approves Arrow-3 Deal with Israel
Weapon / Missile

Germany Approves Arrow-3 Deal with Israel

Germany acquires Israel’s air defence system Arrow-3 to intercept long-range threats. Germany will wait for U.S. green light.

Israel Breaks its Defence Exports Records: $ 12.5 Billion
Country

Israel Breaks its Defence Exports Records: $ 12.5 Billion

Israel broke its all-time record in a row in defence export volume by more than $ 12.5 billion in 2022.

Greece Received the First two M-346 Trainers
Air

Greece Received the First two M-346 Trainers

The first two M-346 advanced jet trainers arrived at Kalamata Air Base, replacing the old T-2 Buckeye.

IAI Buys Greek Intracom Defence
Investment

IAI Buys Greek Intracom Defence

IAI signed a deal to acquire Greek defence company Intracom Defence (IDE). IDE will be integrated into IAI’s business activities in Greece and Europe.

Germany May Approve the Purchase of the Israeli Arrow 3 anti-missile system
Weapon / Missile

Germany May Approve the Purchase of the Israeli Arrow 3 anti-missile system

According to the Jerusalem Post, Germany may approve the purchase of the Israeli Arrow 3 anti-missile system next week. The acquisition, which has been in negotiations for months, would provide Germany with an exoatmospheric anti-missile system.

Israel and UAE Show First Joint Product at NAVDEX
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

Israel and UAE Show First Joint Product at NAVDEX

Relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel have started to improve during Donald Trump’s presidency and have not lost their momentum since then.

World Assisting Turkiye After Earthquakes
Country Bilateral Relations

World Assisting Turkiye After Earthquakes

A state of emergency was declared in the region due to two major earthquakes in Turkiye on February 6, 2023, which affected ten provinces. Death toll from earthquake rises to 6,957 with 38,224 injured Turkiye. The World Health Organisation declared a “Level 3 Emergency”. Level 3 stands for the highest emergency, WHO’s agency-wide assets are called upon to be mobilised.

Israel Rejects Hawk Donation to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Israel Rejects Hawk Donation to Ukraine

Many Western countries donated weapons to Ukraine. Israel rejected the Hawk missile transfer to the Ukrainian defenders.

ATMOS Replacement for Donated Howitzers
Land

ATMOS Replacement for Donated Howitzers

Western nations bolster Ukrainian defence, depleting inventories. Denmark, donating howitzers, opts for Israeli ATMOS replacement

Israel Develops Hand-Launched Missile for the U.S.
Weapon / Missile

Israel Develops Hand-Launched Missile for the U.S.

Israel-based aerospace company IAI will develop hand-launched missiles. The U.S. Department of Defence (U.S. DoD) signed the deal.