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Reuters; Israel to Sell Air Defence System to UAE
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Reuters; Israel to Sell Air Defence System to UAE

Israel has agreed to sell an advanced air defence system to the UAE. Both countries are developing strategies to bolster their defence against Iran.

Rafael Unveils Sky Shield Airborne Electronic Warfare System Pod
Air E/W

Rafael Unveils Sky Shield Airborne Electronic Warfare System Pod

Rafael has released a video of the Sky Shield, a Smart Airborne EW Escort Jammer and Electronic Attack System in a Compact Pod.

Rheinmetall and UVision announce first order for HERO loitering munitions from a NATO country
Ammunition Unmanned Systems

Rheinmetall and UVision announce first order for HERO loitering munitions from a NATO country

Germany’s Rheinmetall and Israel’s UVision will supply HERO loitering munitions to a significant European NATO country special force.

Boeing has been Awarded a Contract for 23 KC-46s
Air

Boeing has been Awarded a Contract for 23 KC-46s

Boeing has been awarded a contract by the United States Air Force (USAF) to build 19 KC-46 Pegasus tankers for the USAF and four KC-46s for the Israeli Air Force (IAF). The contract was worth 3.1 billion USD. The Pentagon announced this on August 31, 2022. The order for USAF will be completed by November 30, 2025.

Elbit Systems to Upgrade an Unknown Foreign Country Tank
Land

Elbit Systems to Upgrade an Unknown Foreign Country Tank

Elbit Systems, an Israeli defence company, announced that it had been awarded two contracts totalling $240 million to upgrade Main Battle Tanks (MBT) for an international customer.

Greek Cyprus Acquires Israel’s Iron Dome
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Greek Cyprus Acquires Israel’s Iron Dome

Greek media reported that Greek Cyprus has reportedly struck a deal with Israel to purchase Rafael Advanced Defence Systems' air defence systems to shoot down Turkish UAVs. The sides have already finalised the deal, although they haven’t officially announced it, Kathimerini newspaper wrote on Friday.

Israel and Turkiye Back on the Track
Bilateral Relations

Israel and Turkiye Back on the Track

Israel and Turkiye have decided to fully restore diplomatic relations and return each other's ambassadors and consul generals.

Israel develops voice commands to control drones
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Unmanned Systems

Israel develops voice commands to control drones

Israel is working on a system that allows ground troops to use voice commands against unmanned systems or drones.

Israel offers Tamandaré frigates (MEKO A100) to Greece
Navy / Maritime

Israel offers Tamandaré frigates (MEKO A100) to Greece

The IAI offers four vessels based on the design of the MEKO A100 with the armament of the Israeli Sa'ar 6 corvette to the Hellenic Navy.

The Philippines received two armoured bridgelayers based on the Merkava IV
Land

The Philippines received two armoured bridgelayers based on the Merkava IV

The Philippine Army has confirmed that the two new Armoured Vehicle Launched Bridge (AVLB) vehicles ordered from Elbit Systems arrived on July 12, 2022.

The First Serial Production Eitan 8X8 Panzer Has Been Produced
Land

The First Serial Production Eitan 8X8 Panzer Has Been Produced

Israel started the first series production of the new Eitan 8X8 Panzer armoured personnel carrier, which will replace M113 armoured personnel carriers.

IAI integrates GDS and AI
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Sensors Expo and Air Show

IAI integrates GDS and AI

IAI has introduced the OTHELLO-P, a passive Gunfire Detection System (GDS) with integrated artificial intelligence (AI).

IAI Presented the Multi-Sensor System Green Lotus For C-Ram and Air And Ground Surveillance
Sensors Expo and Air Show

IAI Presented the Multi-Sensor System Green Lotus For C-Ram and Air And Ground Surveillance

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled its latest multi-mission, multi-sensor tactical system: GREEN LOTUS (ELI-2139). GREEN LOTUS is designed to provide counter-rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM) defence, airborne and ground surveillance capabilities to both manoeuvring and stationary forces.

Elbit Unveiled Unmanned Ground System: ROBUST
Land Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

Elbit Unveiled Unmanned Ground System: ROBUST

Elbit Systems and the Israeli Ministry of Defence presented the armed land unmanned system ROBUST premiere at the Eurosatory 2022 showroom.