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Israel unveils laser-guided ‘precision’ mortar system

DefenceTalkIsrael unveiled Sunday a laser-guided mortar system that it said could reduce civilian collateral damage, as the Jewish state faces an International Criminal Court investigation into possible war crimes. The “Iron Sting” system, developed by the Israeli military with local firm Elbit Systems, will use laser and GPS technology to provide maximal accuracy to 120mm […]

Norwegian Army Adding 20 CV90s to its Fleet

DefenceTalkBAE Systems has received an order from the Norwegian Army for 20 additional CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles to increase the combat power of its existing fleet. The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency awarded the more than $50 million contract that will increase the Army’s fleet to 164 vehicles as part of its effort to grow and […]

US Army Evaluates Rafael’s SPIKE SR Missile

DefenceTalkRafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. and Rafael Systems Global Sustainment (RSGS), a U.S. subsidiary of Rafael, demonstrated the SPIKE SR (Short Range) missile at the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE) 2021 earlier this month. AEWE 2021 is assessing advanced technologies in support of U.S. Army modernization efforts, including the Army’s six modernization priorities. As a […]

Final Trophy Active Protection Systems Delivered to US Army

DefenceTalkLeonardo DRS, Inc. and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. of Israel (Rafael) announced today that they have completed the delivery of Trophy Active Protection Systems (APS) ordered by the U.S. Army for installation on Abrams main battle tanks. This marks a major milestone in the Army’s efforts to outfit multiple brigades of tanks with APS […]