Mr. Amir Rapaport is the founder and Editor in Chief of IsraelDefense Magazine - an international magazine on Israeli military and defense affairs. He is a former military correspondent and commentator, an author and research associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) of Bar-Ilan University.
Aeronautics unveiled its first multi-rotor platform, the Pegasus 120, at the Paris Air Show. The VTOL UAV has a maximum payload weight of up to 75kg and can carry multiple payloads including COMINT and VISINT
Israeli companies again attracted great interest at the largest and most important aerospace exhibition in the world. Military delegations from all over the world visited the companies' booths and witnessed their advanced systems and technologies. Amir Rapaport reports from Paris
The rift between Qatar and the moderate countries of the Arab world will have profound implications for Israel, which currently commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War. Amir Rapaport's weekly column
In his weekly column, Amir Rapaport discusses the intelligence information that had originated in Israel and subsequently shared by US President Donald Trump with the Russians: what is the truth regarding this affair, which reports were exaggerated and what are the implications for Israel?
Amir Rapaport visited Elbit Systems' plant in Yokne'am, where the new mega-project of the IDF Ground Arm has been set in motion, and spoke to Elbit Systems' VP Land & C4I Systems, Boaz Cohen, about his division's primary growth engines: guns and robotics
The new development of the Arrow-III missile defense system is intended to engage ballistic missiles outside of the Earth's atmosphere, and augments Israel's multi-tier theater defense system. A peek into the impressive arsenal of Israel's defense industries in Amir Rapaport's weekly column
The recent elimination of Mazen Fuqaha has brought the tension opposite Hamas to near boiling point. Meanwhile, the outcome of the battle over the next fighter aircraft of the IAF is about to be decided. Amir Rapaport's weekly column
The clashing inter-state interests in Syria heat up the northern front and present new challenges for Israel. Meanwhile, another major defense transaction with Germany gets into trouble. Amir Rapaport's weekly column