Archive for April 3rd, 2017

Watch Netanyahu declare David’s Sling IOC

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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu declared the initial operational capability of the David’s Sling missile interception system on Apr. 2.

India orders more Dhruvs

Posted in Navy on April 3rd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on India orders more Dhruvs

The Indian government has placed an order for 32 Dhruv helicopters with Hindustan Aeronautics and 16 of these will go to the Navy while the rest for the coast guard.

VT-XLH HAL Dhruv (8414607154)
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Poland will soon sign deal for 8 Patriot batteries

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Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz told reporters in Warsaw that he will sign the contract to buy eight Patriot air defense missile batteries this year.

Patriot PAC-2 Launcher Display at Hukou Camp Ground Close up 20140329
By 玄史生 (Own work) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Unidentified Asian Air Force orders $200 million worth of Elta targeting pods

Posted in Air Force, Industry on April 3rd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Unidentified Asian Air Force orders $200 million worth of Elta targeting pods

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has secured a $200 million contract with an unidentified Asian country to “provide targeting and surveillance pods” to its Air Force.


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