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TecSAR satellite (Image courtesy of IAI)

XpressSAR Signs MoU to Buy TecSAR Satellites from IAI

According to the memorandum of understanding, the American company will purchase up to four TecSAR synthetic aperture radar (SAR) observation satellites for its high-resolution X-band satellite constellation

Photo: Noam Nachum / IAF website

Israel Hosts First International SAR Exercise

Dozens of participants from seven countries participated in Sky Angels 2018, one of the biggest Search and Rescue exercises in the world, held for the first time in Israel. Among other scenarios, the forces drilled urban warfare extraction, advanced operational medicine, and mass-casualty incidents

NexTech 2018 Conference (Photo: Tisha Mayles)

NexTech 2018 Conference: Special Coverage

Hundreds of people participated on Thursday at NexTech 2018, the Third International Conference on Advanced Technologies. The speaker roster included senior industry leaders, high-ranking government and military officials, and prominent academics

From the launch ceremony. L-R: Esti Peshin (IAI), Yoav Turgeman (ELTA), Yigal Unna (INCD), Adiv Baruch (Israel's Export Institute), Shay Rinsky (Ministry of Economy), Paul Friedberg (SIBAT). Photo courtesy of IAI

Israel’s Ministry of Economy and Leading Companies Launch Initiative to Promote Aviation Cybersecurity

The initiative aims to encourage Israeli companies to develop comprehensive cybersecurity solutions for the commercial aviation industry. The new consortium includes IAI, CyberArk, Check Point, El Al’s Cockpit Innovation hub, Karamba Security, and ClearSky

Archive photo: Eyal Bugoslavsky

RUAG, Elbit Systems to Form Joint Venture in Switzerland

The venture will serve as a national Communication and System Competence Center of Excellence, which will cater to the needs of the Swiss Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS), the companies said in a statement

Photo: AP

Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman Resigns

At a Wednesday press conference, Lieberman termed the ceasefire agreement with Hamas and the other Palestinian factions in Gaza as a “surrender to terror,” adding this was the final straw in a series of disagreements he had with Prime Minister Netanyahu on security issues