Category: Israel

Israel president Reuven Rivlin leaves for six-day visit to India

Terming India as a “close friend”, Israel President Reuven Rivlin has left for New Delhi on a six-day visit to further strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries that he said were places of “innovation and inspiration”. Rivlin, who is arriving with a large delegation of businessmen and academics, will join President Pranab Mukherjee in…

Is Israel in Danger of Losing Its Military Edge?

Israel could lose its military edge as neighboring countries continue arms buildups, Israeli Air Force chief Brig.-Gen. Tal Kalman says. Speaking to participants at the Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies' conference in Tel Aviv, Kalman said the regional arms buildup could undermine Israel's cutting-edge advantage. International military deals are creating an arms…

Russia, Israel Compete To Upgrade India’s T-72 Tanks

Israeli firm Nimda has offered to help upgrade the Indian Army’s Ajeya tanks, a domestic version of the Russian T-72M1. At DefExpo 2016, the company stated that it is in the advanced stages of signing an agreement with an unnamed Indian company in order to move production to India. Isaac Pery, Nimda’s Vice President of…

Iran test-fires 2 missiles capable of reaching Israel: Reports

  Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) reportedly test-fired two ballistic missiles Wednesday, in defiance of the warnings from the United States that warned of new sanctions against the country. Iran claimed that the missiles were capable of reaching Israel. The IRGC test-fired two Qadr missiles "with a range of 2000 km" from northern Iran. This…

Boost in Indian Military capabilities with spike anti tank guided missile

Spike is an Israeli fourth generation  man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile and anti-personnel missile with a tandem-charged HEAT warhead, developed and designed by the Israeli company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and in service with a number of nations. As well as engaging and destroying targets within the line-of-sight of the launcher ("fire-and-forget"), some variants of the missile…

India Close to Signing $3 Billion Defense Deal with Israel

India’s Cabinet Committee of Security (CCS), a government body headed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and responsible for military procurements, is ready for a final vote on India-Israel defense contracts and projects totaling $3 billion, The Times of India reports. The three pacts “should be cleared by the CCS within a month or so,” according…

IAI-HAL Unmanned Chetak UAV for Navy

The IAI-HAL NRUAV project consists of a Malat-made Helicopter Modification Suite (HeMoS) fitted on HAL's Chetan, an upgraded Chetak with Turbomeca TM 333 2M2 engines. The helicopter is planned to be used for unmanned operations and advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions from warship decks. IAI-HAL NRUAV will feature automatic vertical Take-off and Landing…

F-35 Work for Israeli Firms Reaches $770M

  TEL AVIV, Israel — Israeli firms have received 3 billion shekels ($770 million) worth of work from Lockheed Martin Corp. as part of an industrial cooperation package associated with Israel's purchase of F-35I stealth fighters, the Israeli Defense Ministry announced Sunday. "The amount of offsets from the producer of the stealth fighter to the…

Shaheen-3 missile will be able not only strike on Indian’s Andaman and Nicobar island but also pakistan another enemy Israel+-

Shaheen-III is a land-based surface-to-surface medium range ballistic missile.Development began after developed India's Agni-III missile. Shaheen-3 was successfully tested on 9 March 2015 with 2750 km (1700 mi) range– a range of up to 1700mi, which could enable it all corners of India and reach deep into the Middle East parts of North Africa and Southern…

Rise of the Drones and their impact on 21st century warfare

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, commonly known as a drone is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. Its flight is controlled either autonomously by on board computers or by the remote control of a pilot on the ground or in another vehicle. The launch and landing process of an unmanned aircraft is by the function…

Barak 8 Missile:- A force Mutliplier for Indian Navy

Barak 8 is an Indian-Israeli surface-to-air missile (SAM), designed to defend against any type of airborne threat including aircraft, helicopters, anti-ship missiles, and UAVs as well as cruise missiles and combat jets. Both Maritime and land-based versions of the Barack 8 system exist. Barak 8 was jointly developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), India's Defence…

Israel Warming up but India vote for Palestine

NEW DELHI: India continues to perform a balancing act, as it voted in line with the traditional pattern for Palestinian self-determination in a United Nations General Assembly panel in New York on Monday. India voted in favour of the resolution, along with 159 countries, for Palestinian self-determination at the Third Committee, which is usually referred…

Need Your Air Force Upgraded on the Cheap? Call ISRAEL

source:-Defencenews.in CHENNAI: The Indian Navy's air power will be beefed up with the induction of P8i long-range maritime patrol aircraft, the defence ministry said on Thursday. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will formally dedicate the P8i aircraft to the nation at a special function to be held at INS Rajali, premier naval air station at Arakonam…