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Gal Versatile Protective Suit (VPS). Credit: Israel Weapons Industries.

Israel Weapons Industries unveils new riot protection suit for security forces

Israel Weapons Industries (IWI), which produces small arms for military forces and law enforcement, unveiled a new riot protection suit for security forces that absorbs kinetic trauma, as well as reduces and diverts the...
The Microsoft development center in Herzliya, Oct 30, 2020. Photo by Gili Yaari/Flash90.

Microsoft to double its R&D workforce in Israel

The U.S. tech giant Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it is more than doubling the number of R&D employees in Israel from 2,000 to 4,500 over the next four years. The company continues to grow...
Mumbai, India, Oct. 25, 2020. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Israeli radar company signs agreement with defense technologies firm in India

Israeli radar company RADA Electronic Industries announced on Monday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with India’s Alpha Design Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (ADTL) defense company. The agreement will serve to set up joint...
The Israeli company Netline Communications Technologies signed a contract to supply explosive device (IED) jammers to the Spanish Ministry of Defense, August 2021. Credit: Courtesy of Netline.

Israeli company to supply IED jammers to Spanish Ministry of Defense

The Israeli company Netline Communications Technologies announced on Monday that it will deliver 87 improvised explosive device (IED) jammers to the Spanish Ministry of Defense in November. The delivery is part of a five-year...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz, seen here on July 12, 2021, updated his French counterpart on an initial assessment of NSO Group. Source: Flash90

Israel tells France it is investigating NSO spyware allegations

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz told his French counterpart Florence Parly in Paris on Wednesday that Israel was looking into allegations that spyware developed by Israeli company NSO Group was used against French President...
With teams on the ground, SeeTree starts by sending in an agronomist to create an initial assessment and establish a protocol for a farmer’s trees. The trees are then tagged and monitored utilizing military-grade drones, satellite imagery and team members in jeeps with mounted cameras. Credit: SeeTree.

Utilizing skills honed as intelligence operatives, these Israelis are revolutionizing agriculture

A group of former Israeli intelligence experts are in the midst of revolutionizing the fruit-tree farming industry around the world, utilizing their know-how, along with some of the most advanced agriculture technology (“agtech”) on...
Schoolchildren in Jerusalem. Photo by Kobi Gideon/Flash90.

Israel to introduce STEM studies in kindergarten

Israel will introduce STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects to Israeli children in kindergarten through middle school, to encourage scientific thinking and prepare them for their adult lives and potential high-tech jobs, announced...
Everix optical filters. Source: Screenshot.

Israel Innovation Authority, Space Florida name winners of joint tech program

Four innovative programs representing joint ventures between technology companies in Florida and Israel were named as winners of the 2021 Florida-Israel Innovation Partnership Program. A venture of Space Florida, the Sunshine State’s aerospace development authority, and...
The Israeli company Watergen has implemented a pilot project, installing a GEN-M water generator at Rocky Ridge Gas & Market (RRGM) in the Hard Rock community of the Navajo Nation. Credit: Courtesy.

Coalition brings Israeli water technology to Hard Rock community in Navajo Nation

The Israeli company Watergen has implemented a pilot project, installing a GEN-M water generator at Rocky Ridge Gas & Market (RRGM) in the Hard Rock community of the Navajo Nation. It was facilitated by store owner Germaine...
A participant in the Jerusalem College of Technology LevTech Entrepreneurship Center’s fourth annual women’s hackathon, May 2021. Credit: Jerusalem College of Technology.

Women’s hackathon students develop image-processing technology to improve lives

Nearly 25 percent of senior citizens in Israel live alone, causing a potentially fatal situation when one of them falls and needs immediate assistance. To help solve this problem, a group of religious women taking part...