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Germany Nixes Billion Dollar Drone Deal with Israel

A billion-dollar deal which would have seen Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) leasing Heron-2 drones to the German Air Force was scrapped Wednesday from the German agenda amid objections by coalition parties opposed to their offensive capabilities.

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Germany Tests Israeli-Made Heron Drone In Mali

TEL AVIV – After signing an $100,000 deal with Israel, Germany carried out its first successful mission last week in Mali using the Israeli-made Heron 1 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JANUARY 10: In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), SpaceXs Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft launch from Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for their fifth official Commercial Resupply (CRS) mission to the orbiting lab on …

Satellite Owner Says SpaceX Owes $50 million or Free Flight

Israel’s Space Communication Ltd said on Sunday it could seek $50 million or a free flight from Elon Musk’s SpaceX after a Spacecom communications satellite was destroyed last week by an explosion at SpaceX’s Florida launch site.

Space X's Falcon 9 rocket launches on January 10, 2015 as it heads to space from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying the Dragon CRS5 spacecraft on a resupply mision to the International Space Station (ISS). The Dragon cargo vessel should arrive at the space station at 6:12 am …

WATCH: Launchpad Blast Deals Setback, Opportunities for Israeli Space Industry

Thursday’s loss of the Israeli-built Amos-6 communications satellite in a launch pad explosion at Cape Canaveral marked a strategic setback, but also opportunities, for the Israeli space industry, whose follow-on orders were threatened by the planned sale of Spacecom, the Tel Aviv-based satellite operator, to a Beijing conglomerate.

Israeli Merkava tanks and armour wait in a holding area near to the Israeli-Lebanon border as forces move deeper into Lebanon to root out Hezbollah militants carrying out rocket attacks on Israel on July 30, 2006, at a forward base near the northerly town Kiryat Shemona, Israel.

Israeli Defense Industry Targets Polish Market

Poland’s ambitious programme to modernise its armed forces is one of the biggest in Europe, and with billions of dollars likely to be spent over the coming years it is attracting major players in the industry.

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Israel Aerospace Industries UAV Crashes in Northern Israel

Ynetnews reports: An Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron 1 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed during a training flight near Umm al-Fahm in northern Israel on Tuesday afternoon. The UAV crashed into a house in the village of Zalafa in Wadi Ara,

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WATCH: Israel’s Defense Tech Should Worry Iranians, Says IAI Head

The Times of Israel reports: Iran has good reason to be concerned by Israel’s defense capabilities, a senior engineer at the Israel Aerospace Industries, a government-owned company that manufactures military and civilian aircraft and products, said on Saturday. “We are

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Revealed: The Missile That Looks Like a UAV

Ynetnews reports: Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) unveiled at an international aviation exhibition in Singapore this week new “Roamer” class missiles that look like an unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), but are in fact missiles that hover in the air until they

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Germany to Lease Israeli Drones Instead of Buying US Predators

The Jerusalem Post reports: German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday announced plans for the army to lease Israeli Heron TP drones from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) rather than buy Predator B drones from US defense contractor General Atomics.