Germany Scraps Billion-Dollar Drone Deal With Israel

Germany’s plans to lease Israeli-made “Eitan” drones were suspended on Wednesday, after German lawmakers raised concerns over weapons systems installed on the unmanned aircraft. Read more

IAI Wins Bid To Supply UAVs To German Air Force

The German High Court in Dusseldorf rejected a petition Wednesday filed by US defense contractor General Atomics (GA-ASI) against Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for the production of drones for the German Air Force. Read more

Israel Signs $630M Missile Deal With India

The Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced Sunday it has signed a $630 million deal with the Indian state-owned aerospace and defense company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL). Read more

Minister’s Son Arrested In Israel Aerospace Industries Corruption Probe

An Israeli minister’s son was among two suspects arrested Wednesday as part of the police investigation into corruption at Israel Aerospace Industries. Read more

Son of Well-Known Public Figure Arrested In IAI Corruption Investigation

The son of a well-known public figure was arrested Wednesday morning along with another suspect as part of the police investigation into suspicions of corruption, fraud and breach of trust at the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Read more

13 Suspects Arrested In Israel Aerospace Industries Corruption Scandal

Israel Police’s corruption unit arrested 13 people on Wednesday following a months-long undercover investigation into the Israel Aerospace Industries. Read more

Israel Aerospace Unveils Military Anti-Collision Jet System

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the nation’s largest aerospace and defense company, said it has developed a new Collision Warning System to increase military flight safety by warning pilots of potential crashes with commercial and civilian aircraft. Read more

Analysis: Israel Suffers Serious Blow To Intelligence Gathering Abilities

Unless operators succeed in stabilizing the systems onboard the advanced Ofek-11 military satellite, launched on Tuesday from Palmahim Air Base, the defense establishment faces a real disappointment in its hopes to move forward Israel’s space-based intelligence capabilities. Read more

Israel Sold $5.7B In Military Hardware In 2015

Israel’s military export contracts topped $5.7 billion in 2015, a slight increase from the year earlier, the Defense Ministry announced Wednesday. Read more