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Unmanned Systems in New Domains: UVID 2018 Conference is Underway

Over a thousand people from around the world have gathered at the Avenue Convention Center in Israel to participate in UVID 2018 – the 7th International Conference on Unmanned Vehicles. Dozens of companies are showcasing their systems in a major exhibition coinciding with the conference

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Inside IAF’s Startup Accelerator

The accelerator was integrated into the IAF less than a year ago in order to detect key organizational issues in the force and find creative, applicable solutions

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US Navy Launches First UAV Test Squadron

The goal of the new squadron is to provide research, development, test and evaluation support for Navy and Marine Corps UAS. The unit will fly a variety of fixed and rotary UAVs, including the Aeronautics RQ-26 Aerostar

Photo: Celia Garion / IAF website

IAF Launches Mental Preparation Program for RPAV Operators

While the operators of Remotely Piloted Aerial Vehicles are not physically on the battlefield, they still experience combat from up close – from pre-mission intelligence gathering to post-strike analysis. To support the operators, the IAF has developed a mental preparation program

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IAI to Supply Radars for Combat Aircraft of Asian Country, Possibly South Korea

ELTA received a $55 million follow-up order for ELM-2032 Airborne Fire Control Radars from an undisclosed country in Asia. Such radars are currently installed on TA-50 aircraft, which are manufactured by South Korea’s KAI and marketed to a variety of customers worldwide, including the Iraqi Air Force
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