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Israel Defense Sales on Upward Trend

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel’s Defense Ministry reported Wednesday that Israeli firms signed $6.5 billion in new export contracts for 2016, an $800 million rise above previous-year levels and an indication of an upward trend after a disappointing $5.6 billion in 2014.

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.

elbit warfare vessel

Elbit Systems Reveals Seagull Unmanned Surface Vessel

HAIFA, Israel (UPI) – Elbit Systems has unveiled Seagull, its new highly autonomous, multi-mission unmanned surface vehicle system for maritime warfare. Seagull, a 12-meter vehicle with replaceable mission modules, can be controlled by operators on a manned ship or from the

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Israeli Surveillance Balloon Guarding Climate Change Summit In Paris

An Israeli-made surveillance balloon is being used by the Paris municipal police to help guard the global climate change summit that is currently underway in Paris. Yavne-based company RT LTA’s SkyStart 180 aerostat is in the air over the French