Opinions

Dan Arkin

The Lavi simulator (Photo: IAF)

"Simulating You Onward"

The world of training simulators is advancing to the maximum extent that current technology allows. At the IAF's 320th Squadron, even squadron commanders must obey the instructor's orders, and the Israeli defense industries already have the future generation in mind

Photo: Elbit Systems

IsraelDefense’s Best of the Year: Elbit Systems

Dan Arkin chose Elbit Systems as the most prominent player in the defense market last year. From the UAVs they operate in various IDF units to their state-of-the-art helmets for the pilots of the F-35 Adir stealth fighters to the acquisition of IMI Systems

Photo: AP

“There is no Substitute for First-Rate Intelligence”

Jean-Louis Bruguière, formerly the Head of the National Counterterrorism Division of France, says in a special interview to Israel Defense that the secrets to effective counterterrorism are the development of technologies, international cooperation and most importantly – intelligence enabling early spotting of the threats