A HELRAS Dipping Sonar Completed Sea Acceptance Test

JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - In a Sea Acceptance Test (SAT) performed by the Israeli Navy, a Helicopter Long-Range Active Sonar (HELRAS) dipping sonar was successfully converted for operation onboard the Seagull, Elbit Systems’ Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According to Elbit operating a dipping

The U.S. Army will Test the Israeli Iron Dome Defence System

JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The U.S army will test the Israel developed Iron dome defence system for its deployed forces around the world, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The Iron Dome system developed by Rafael has been operational in the Israeli Air Force since 2011 and has been proven on the battlefield with many operational

Upgrade of the Israeli air force (IAF) C-130 fleet is underway

JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The massive upgrade of the Israeli air force (IAF) C-130 fleet is underway and will enable to extend the service life of these aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. As part of the upgrade, all the engine and directional systems are being digitized. The Auto pilot is being replaced and a new radar

Rafael is continuing to develop a 6th generation air-air missile

JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Rafael is continuing to develop a 6th generation air-air missile, learned Bulgarianmilitary.com. The missile will have an operational range of well over 100 km. A Rafael source said that there is no immediate operational need for such an air-air missile, but the clients and mainly the Israeli air

Israeli navy’s SAAR 4.5 missile boats launched Sea – Sea Harpoon missiles (Video)

JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - In a unique exercise the Israeli navy's SAAR4.5 missile boats launched Sea – Sea Harpoon missiles and destroyed a ship that simulated an enemy target trying to attack Israeli targets in the Exclusive economic zone (EEZ), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. During the "Sea Of rage" exercise on Jan. 30.  

The Israeli Air Force has tested a new easier airdrop system

JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Precise air drops are in very high priority for the Israeli defence forces (IDF), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. In recent months, the IAF's flight test squadron has tested a new system that makes the airdrop easier and archives great precision. The system was purchased in 2015 but a first series

Corporate wars: Who will deliver the most accurate missiles to the Israeli army?

JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The forces are getting ready in the trenches. They understand that what they saw so far were minor skirmishes and that the real fighting is about to begin. This new situation has been formed by the recent acquisition of state-owned Israel military industries (IMI), by Elbit systems. The outcome is