Tag Archives: Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

Army Eyes Iron Dome Missile Defense Tech Procurement

The U.S. Army plans to purchase some Israel-made Iron Dome missile defense systems designed to counter mortar bombs and other incoming threats through the use of small interceptor missiles, Reuters reported Wednesday. “The Iron Dome will be assessed and experimented as a system that is currently available to protect deployed U.S. military service members against a wide variety of indirect fire threats and aerial threats,” the service said in a statement.
 

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Elbit Systems to Produce Airborne Laser Designators for APAC Clients; Elad Aharonson Comments

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has awarded Elbit Systems two contracts worth nearly $35 million combined to produce airborne laser designators for two Asia-Pacific countries. Elbit said Tuesday it will perform contract work for three years and provide miniaturized laser systems that will work to provide aircrews a precise target designation and closure of the …

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Report Predicts Anti-Tank Missile Systems Market CAGR of Nearly 4% by 2020

A Technavio study, released by Research and Markets, forecasts the global market for tactical anti-tank missile systems will grow from 2016 through 2020 at a 3.98 percent compound annual growth rate. The 71-page market research report indicates that new updates to anti-tank missiles will fuel the market growth over the forecast period while thermal management …

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Raytheon to Modify Israel-Developed Interceptor for US Army Defense Program

Raytheon will offer an Americanized version of an interceptor platform designed by Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems that will be used to support a U.S. Army program that seeks to defend against a threat spectrum, Defense News reported Monday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes Raytheon looks to locally produce and transform the Iron Dome platform’s …

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General Atomics to Incorporate Imagery Reconnaissance Pod in Italy’s Predator UAVs

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business will install an imagery reconnaissance pod created by Israel-based Rafael Advanced Defense Systems into a Predator B/MQ-9 unmanned aerial vehicle flown by Italy’s air force. The Predator B’s Multi-spectral Targeting System-B full-motion video system interoperates with the RecceLite pod to facilitate the production of geo-referenced, high-resolution digital stills, General Atomics said …

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Scout Warrior: Army Tests Multiple Vehicle-Mounted Active Protections Systems

The U.S. Army is testing a range of vehicle-mounted systems that feature radar, computer processing, fire control technology and interceptors to detect and destroy enemy fire, Scout Warrior reported Tuesday. Kris Osborn writes the Army is looking at both domestically produced and allied international technologies to take part in the Modular Active Protection …

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Israel Orders $310M of General Dynamics Namer APC Production Kits

General Dynamics will provide production kits for the Namer (Leopard) heavy armored personnel carriers to Israel’s defense ministry under a six-year, $310 million contract funded through U.S. military assistance, Defense News reported Tuesday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes that General Dynamics’ land systems business will then assemble and install Namer components and subsystems at a facility in Tel …

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ASDReports: Next-Gen Sensor Tech to Influence Military Electro-Optic/IR Systems Market

A new report from ASDReports expects advancements in sensor technologies to influence the military electro-optic/infrared systems market in the coming years. The market analyst said EO/IR systems will register a year-over-year growth of 7.71 percent to become a $16.35 billion industry by 2020, driven by increased use in surveillance operations and as part of …

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Research and Markets: Military Electro-Optical/Infrared Systems Market Worth $16B by 2020

A new Research and Markets report forecasts that the market for military electro-optical and infrared systems will climb in value at a 7.71 percent compound annual growth rate to reach $16.35 billion revenues by 2020. The company said Thursday that strategies to establish uncontested market space and increased military spending will drive fast-paced growth for the …

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