Turkey looks to China for weapons

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Turkey is strongly leaning toward adopting a Chinese long-range anti-missile and air defense system, said Turkish procurement officials, even though it may be impossible...

The Predator and the Heron go head to head

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems is, once again, going head to head with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in the European market. The American company announced that...

Britain gets ready to deal with Syrian chemical weapons

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Britain is preparing to reinstate military units capable of securing Syria's chemical weapons axed in the spending review two years ago, as response to President...

Not only in the U.S. – the shift from defense to...

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The U.S. involvement in the Iraq war is over, and the country will soon withdraw its troops from Afghanistan. Federal budgets cuts shrink agencies’ ability to...

Turkey is developing an advanced fighter aircraft

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 Turkey is making a huge effort to become a regional super power, and as a result will move  even further away from the west....

Russia and Israel in the Paris air show – growing competition

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The Paris Air Show will emphasize the growing competition between Russia and Israel in some segments of the market. An Israeli source told the...

Elbit may benefit from Boeing-Embraer KC-390 Cooperation

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The growing cooperation between Boeing and Embraer on the Brazilian KC-390 programme may bring big contracts to Elbit systems. This, according to sources in...

The PARIS AIRSHOW – NOT ONLY AVIATION

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The Paris Air Show to be opened tomorrow is still the largest show of advanced aviation. But the show is in many ways connected...

General Dynamics Integrates APS on Stryker/LAV III

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General Dynamics Land Systems has recently concluded a successful Critical Design Review of its APS project. Defense-Update Reports. The company said the design is leading...

Future of the Georgian Defense Industry – including HLS

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Slow economic recovery following the 2008 war with Russia, political instability, and shifting government spending priorities designed to support economic development and stability have...

Russia in full swing in the homeland security market

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Russia is offering different countries military hardware including for homeland security , in direct competition with Israel. "Russia was not in this market until recently....

ISDEF 2013 – VideoReport from Israel’s 6th Defense Expo

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The ISDEF 2013 exhibition opened last week in Tel Aviv was the largest, most impressive defense expo taking place in Israel in recent years....

Has China stolen designs of U.S. defense systems?

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In a blow to the U.S. defense industry, Chinese hackers have reportedly stolen confidential details on highly-sensitive advanced weapons systems, including missile defenses, fighter...

A new report – Israel has 80 nuclear warheads

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Israel possesses some 80 nuclear warheads —  fewer compared with prior estimates . This number is included in the 2013 report issued by the ...

From Iron Dome to Arrow-3

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The "Arab Spring" has increased the rockets and missiles threat on Israel. "Some of these weapons are targeting Israeli vital civilian, and military installations" says...

Rafael presents :Controlled weapon stations for launching long range Spike...

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Rafael will unveil its controlled weapon ststions that enable the launch of its long range Spike missile. This will happen at the Maritime Combat Systems...

Are they qualified to press the Red Button?

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The U.S Air Force stripped an unprecedented 17 officers of their authority to control -- and, if necessary, launch -- nuclear missiles after a...

Islamic terrorists may target Russian long range ballistic missiles

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Russia has completed the upgrade of the security systems at its intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) bases, especially against the threat from Islamic terrorists.This program...

Israeli developed GATR evaluated by the U.S special operations command

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ATK and Elbit Systems Ltd. had received a contract award through the Defense Acquisition Challenge (DAC) Program to provide a low-cost, light-weight, precision guided...

U.S unmanned platform and a British missile will better kill...

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The US Air Force is looking at equipping its General Atomics Reaper unmanned aircraft with a British-developed, man-in-the-loop missile better able to reduce collateral...

Someone is jamming my satellite

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The U.S. Air Force has been quietly developing and has finally fielded a permanent solution to protect its crucial satellite communications signals from interference,...

Israeli Surveillance Systems for Brazil’s SISFRON

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Elbit Systems will supply electro-optical observation and surveillance systems for the Brazilian border security program known as 'SISFRON'. The systems will be supplied via Elbit Systems' Brazilian subsidiary AEL Sistemas, starting in 2014

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The First Driverless Military Vehicles Designed Without Driver Space

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California-based self-driving technology developer Kodiak Robotics is partnering with defense manufacturing firm Textron Systems to build military ground vehicles specifically designed for driverless operations....