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  • India turns to Israel for armed drones as Pakistan, China build fleets

    3 weeks ago

    India has accelerated plans to buy drones from Israel that can be armed, defence sources said, allowing the military to carry out strikes overseas with less risk to personnel.

    The news comes weeks after long-time rival Pakistan first reported using a home-made drone in combat...

  • U.S. budget caps could complicate Israel’s missile funding request

    March 4, 2015 | 9:58 am

    Mandatory caps due to resume this year for the U.S. defense budget could complicate Congress' ability to honor Israel's request for $317 million in extra funding for missile defense programs on top of $158 million already requested by the White House.

    U.S. lawmakers continue to...

  • Israel to buy 25 more F-35 Lockheed stealth fighters

    October 28, 2014 | 9:52 am

    Israel plans to buy a second batch of Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jets, bringing the total number it has on order to about 44, Israeli defence sources said on Tuesday.

    Israel bought 19 F-35s for $2.75 billion in 2010, a deal that included options for up to 75 of the...

  • Israel is the leader in producing drones

    December 9, 2013 | 10:40 am

    This story originally ran on themedialine.org.

    Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s) are being used in conflicts all over the world, and military analysts say their use is only expected to increase. With the clear advantage of not needing pilots, who can be shot down or captured,...

  • As world’s largest exporter of drones, Israel looks to transform battlefield

    March 4, 2013 | 1:32 pm

    An Israeli soldier sits in an office chair in an air-conditioned metal chamber staring at two screens side by side. One shows a map with a moving dot. The other displays a video feed. Next to the soldier are three more identical stations.

    The soldier isn't an air traffic...