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According Germany, Iran Has Been Trying to Acquire Mass Destruction Weapons

BERLIN, (BM) - A new German intelligence report from the state of Hesse on Wednesday outlined the Islamic Republic of Iran’s illicit espionage activities in the central European country, including efforts to obtain weapons of mass destruction during 2018, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Jerusalem Post. Read more: Iran Has Been

Elbit Systems of America Buys Night Vision Business of L3Harris Totaling $350M

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, completed the acquisition of the Night Vision business of L3Harris Technologies for a purchase price of $350 million. Read more: Elbit`s JFST System Has Been Ordered by UK Totaling $38 Million Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, Elbit Systems

Israel`s Elbit Unveils Anti-Drone Protection and Neutralization System

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Elbit Systems has launched a vehicular configuration of the ReDrone anti-drone protection and neutralization system in a bid to meet the increasing demand for protection of vehicles and convoys against hostile drones, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. Read more: Israeli Company to Supply Protection Radars

Russia is Trying to Sell S-400 Missile Systems to Saudi Arabia

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia is ready to aid the defense of Saudi Arabia if its leadership decides to purchase Russian weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: S-400 Missile System Will be Part of Joint Russian-Serbian Exercise "In order to protect "our kind", our country, we are ready to provide the corresponding

Drone Attacks on Two Saudi Arabian Factories

RIYADH (BM) - Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that the state oil company brought under control, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. The precise targets and the extent of possible damage were unclear. Aramco did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Israeli Company Introduces Vehicular Anti-Drone Innovative System

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Addressing the increasing demand for protection of vehicles and convoys against hostile drones, Elbit Systems is introducing ReDrone Vehicular Tactical System, a vehicular configuration of the Company’s operational anti-drone protection and neutralization system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Israel`s General

Rockets Were Fired Toward Israel, in Response, Israeli Tank Destroys Two Hamas Posts

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Three rockets were fired toward Israeli communities north of the Gaza Strip on Wednesday afternoon, in the second such attack from the Palestinian enclave in as many days, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Times of Israel. Read more: Hezbollah Will Hit More Targets of ‘Weak and Debilitated’ Israel, Hassan Nasrallah

Elbit`s JFST System Has Been Ordered by UK Totaling $38 Million

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Elbit Systems announced that its UK subsidiary, Elbit Systems UK Ltd., ("Elbit Systems UK"), was awarded an approximately $38 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence ("UK MoD") to supply comprehensive JFST (Joint Fires Synthetic Training) systems to the British Army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Elbit

US Air Force F-35s and F-15s Dropped 36,000 kg. of Bombs on ISIS in Iraq (Video)

BAGHDAD, (BM) - US Air Force F-35s and F-15s dropped 36,000 kilograms of bombs on an ISIS “infested” island in Iraq, leading to massive explosions and plumes of smoke that rose into the air just before dawn on Tuesday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Jerusalem Post. Read more: Dozens Soldiers Have Been Killed in the Northwest Nigeria

Israel Defense Force May Receive a New Assault Automatic Rifle ‘Arad’

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Israel Defense Forces in the near future may receive a new rifle weapon. Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) introduced a new assault (automatic) rifle of its own design and production of "Arad", learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: H&K Will Soon Begin Delivering Thousands of 7.62mm Marksman Rifles to the

Saudi-led Coalition Downed a Houthi Drone Sent to the Kingdom

RIYADH, (BM) - Saudi-led coalition forces early Tuesday announced it downed a drone Houthi rebels in Yemen sent to the kingdom, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Yeni Safak. The drone was intercepted over Sadah province in Yemen, according to coalition spokesman Turki al-Maliki. Read more: Saudi Troops Have Arrived in Yemen; Iran Warns

Israeli Drone Was Shot Down and Seized by the Hamas, Palestinian Media Said

JERUSALEM, (BM) - Palestinian media reported that the drone was shot down and was seized by the Hamas terror group, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TTI. Read more: Hezbollah Downs Israeli Drone The Israel Defense Forces said Tuesday morning that one of its drones had fallen in the Gaza Strip overnight. In a statement, the military

Loud Explosions at an Arms Depot in Iraq Used by an Shiite Militia

BAGHDAD, (BM) - Loud explosions were reported early Tuesday at a warehouse in Iraq apparently used by an Shiite militia, seemingly the latest of a string of attacks targeting Iranian-backed groups in western Iraq and eastern Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Times of Israel. The explosions were reported near the city of Hit in

Iran Has Been Developing Nuclear Weapons at a New Secret Site (Video)

JERUSALEM, (BM) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Iran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site near the city of Abadeh, but that Tehran destroyed the facility after learning it had been exposed, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting ArabNews. Read more: Iranian Secret Nuclear Warehouse Was Found It

Israeli Defence Market: Rafael Enters Unmanned Aerial Platform Domain

JERUSALEM, (BM) - Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., developer and manufacturer of some of the world’s most groundbreaking technologies for air, land, naval, space and cyber applications, announces it has completed, with its partner, Mr. Avichai Stolero, the acquisition of Aeronautics Ltd., one of Israel’s leading developers of unmanned aerial

Israel Sells G2 Drone to Undisclosed Country in West Africa

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Aero-Sentinel Company, an Israeli manufacturer of UAV systems, recently won a tender to supply its G2 drone to a security agency in a West African country for surveillance missions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. Read more: An Israeli UAV Is the First to be Able to Transport Casualties or Others Needing

Two Russian Su-57 Have Been Deployed in Syria for the Second Time

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Now according to Krasnaya Zvezda, the official newspaper of the Russian Ministry of Defense reports about two Su-57 Frazors having been deployed for a second time to Khmeimin Air Force Base, located near the coastal city of Jableh and Latakia (Syria), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Fighter Jets World. Read more: Turkey

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