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Rafael unveils the Israeli Operational Technologies Cyber Consortium at the GISEC Global 2021 Cyber Security Expo in Dubai on June 1, 2021. Credit: Rafael Defense.

Rafael to participate in Dubai Air Show, exhibiting surface-to-air missiles

Rafael Defense Systems will for the first time take part in the 2021 Dubai Air Show, scheduled for Nov. 14 to Nov. 18, marking the first time that the Israeli company will have a...
Military defense products and platforms at the Association of United States Army (AUSA) exhibition and conference in 2017. Source: Screenshot.

Israeli Defense Ministry presents products, platforms at key American exhibition

Israel’s Ministry of Defense is presenting a series of products and platforms at the annual Association of United States Army (AUSA) exhibition and conference in Washington D.C., being held from Oct. 11 to Oct....
Rafael's SPYDER air-defense missile system, September 2008. Credit: Ereshkigal1 via Wikimedia Commons.

Czech Republic signs $627 million deal for Israeli air-defense missile system

The Czech Ministry of Defense signed a $627 million deal to purchase the Spyder surface-to-air missile system by Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, the ministry announced. “I appreciate the willingness of the Israeli government to...
Rafael's trophy on four U.S. Army Abrams main battle tank brigades. Credit: Rafael.

UK Ministry of Defense chooses Trophy protection system to boost its defenses

The UK Ministry of Defense chose the Trophy Active Protection System, made by Israeli defense company Rafael, for its Challenger 3 main battle tank, Rafael announced on Thursday. The decision followed a study carried out...
Rafael unveils the Israeli Operational Technologies Cyber Consortium at the GISEC Global 2021 Cyber Security Expo in Dubai on June 1, 2021. Credit: Rafael Defense.

Israel’s Rafael defense firm unveils new consortium to provide cyber security in Dubai

The world is waking up to the emerging threat of cyber-attacks, which can lead to physical damage and casualties, an Israeli defense company executive told JNS. “War is not just about missiles today, it is...
A view of the Iron Dome air-defense system. Credit: Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.

Bahrain appoints its first-ever ambassador to Israel

The announcement by the Israeli Defense Ministry earlier this month of successful trials of an upgraded version of the Iron Dome air-defense system represents the latest step in a lengthy arms race. The current upgrade...
An Iron Dome air-defense battery set near the southern Israeli city of Ashdod fires an intercepting missile on July 14, 2014. Photo by David Buimovitch/Flash90.

One decade since its appearance, Iron Dome has intercepted over 2,500 enemy rockets …...

Ten years have passed since the Iron Dome air-defense system, produced by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, made its first revolutionary interception of a Gazan rocket in Israeli skies in 2011. Since then the system...
During the tests, held over the Mediterranean Sea off the Israeli coastline in recent days, interceptors from two Rafael-made systems—David’s Sling and Iron Dome—were fired at targets simulating a range of advanced threats, such as maneuvering ballistic missiles and cruise missiles. Credit: Israeli Defense Ministry.

First-of-its-kind missile-defense drill sees multiple systems fire at same targets

A first-of-its-kind missile defense test held by the Israeli Defense Ministry, together with Rafael Advanced Systems and the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency, has seen interceptor missiles from two different types of air-defense systems fired...
Israeli officials at the ceremony held in honor of the delivery of an Iron Dome battery to the U.S. Army, September 2020. Photo by Ariel Hermoni/Israel Ministry of Defense.

Israel delivers Iron Dome defense systems to US Army

The Israeli Ministry of Defense delivered the first of two Rafael-made Iron Dome air-defense systems to the U.S. Army, the Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday. “As a result of the effectiveness of this system, many...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz visiting the Home Front Command's Corona Headquarters. Credit: Jorge Novinski/GPO.

IDF’s coronavirus headquarters begins new stage of operations

One month after being formed, the Israel Defense Forces’ Coronavirus Command began its second stage of operations on Tuesday, taking over epidemiological tracking efforts nationwide. The development comes one day after the cabinet approved a...