Category: Middle East

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Rafael’s SPYDER defense system evolves to shoot down ballistic missile threats

Rafael and its customers researched and analyzed the lessons learned from recent and ongoing armed conflicts involving extensive use of tactical ballistic missiles. Rafael’s SPYDER air defense system has been upgraded to include sophisticated...

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Royal Jordan Air Force to join F-16 Block 70 Program

Jordan has officially signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance for the sale of eight new production F-16 Block 70 aircraft. Royal Jordan Air Force Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 70 aircraft. (Image by Lockheed...

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U.S. arms sales to UAE draw fire from 29 rights groups

Twenty-nine arms control and human rights organizations have signed a letter opposing the sale of $23 billion worth of missiles, fighter jets and drones to the United Arab Emirates and asking the U.S. Congress...

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Pentagon Reveals USN F/A-18F Super Hornet Fighters Patrolling Middle East With Stealth-Spotting Infrared Sensors

Photos recently posted by the US Navy show its F/A-18F Super Hornets deployed to the Middle East are now carrying new infrared sensor pods capable of spotting stealth aircraft. An advanced infrared targeting pod...

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Israeli Netanyahu’s controversial new ‘Air Force One’

Long delayed and over budget, Israel’s PM was about to receive a VIP-configured Boeing 767 to fly him around the world. Fearing criticism amid an economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the plane...

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First flight of ‘most advanced variant of Kuwaiti Eurofighter’ takes place

The first Instrumented Series Production Aircraft (ISPA 6) configured for the Kuwaiti Air Force has successfully completed its first flight. The aircraft is the first to fly the Captor E-Scan Radar with Phase Enhancement...

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Close call: Russian Air Force bombs jihadist forces near Turkish military post

The Russian Air Force unleashed a new round of airstrikes over the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate this evening, targeting the positions of the jihadist and Turkish-backed rebels. According to a military source...

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Iran’s Guards commander says U.S. military presence in Gulf is ‘an opportunity’: ISNA

The United States’ military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now it is an opportunity, a senior commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday, according to the Iranian...