Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense system

News: Israel has successfully tested the Arrow 2 missile. Facts: Arrow 2: It is an advanced missile defence system developed jointly by the U.S and Israel for defence against both short and mid-range rockets fired from Gaza and Lebanon as well as Iran’s long-range missiles.  Additional Facts: Iron Dome: It is a mobile all-weather air… Continue reading Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense system

Two new Israeli assault rifles Arad and Carmel now set to be manufactured in India

News: The two latest Israeli assault rifles — the Arad and the Carmel are set to be manufactured in India. Facts: Carmel: It is a multi-purpose, modular, caliber assault rifle for modern warfare. Arad: It is an M4-type Assault Rifle intended for all kinds of combat scenarios with its ability to change calibers. These assault… Continue reading Two new Israeli assault rifles Arad and Carmel now set to be manufactured in India

Indian Army inducts Israel made Anti Tank Guided Missiles Spike along LoC in J&K

News:The Indian Army has inducted Israel made Anti Tank Guided Missiles Spike along the Line of Control(LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. Facts: About Spike missile: Spike is an Israeli fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile and anti-personnel missile. The missiles have been manufactured by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. The missile is known for their precision targeting… Continue reading Indian Army inducts Israel made Anti Tank Guided Missiles Spike along LoC in J&K

Indian Air Force receives Spice-2000 ‘building blaster’ buster bombs

News:Indian Air Force(IAF) has received the new version of the guided air-to-ground Spice-2000 bombs from Israel. Facts: About SPICE 2000: SPICE stands for Smart, Precise Impact, Cost Effective. The bomb comes from a family of standoff air-to-ground weapon systems. The bomb is basically an electro-optical/GPS guidance kit to convert air dropped unguided bombs into precision… Continue reading Indian Air Force receives Spice-2000 ‘building blaster’ buster bombs

IAF inks Rs 300 crore deal to procure Spice bombs from Israel

The Indian Air Force(IAF) has signed Rs 300-crore deal with the Israeli government to buy as 100 SPICE bombs.The newly ordered SPICE bombs are an advanced version of SPICE-2000 bombs. Spice 2000 Bombs are the same explosives which was used by the IAF to target Jaish-e-Mohammed camps in Balakot, Pakistan on February 26,2019. SPICE stands… Continue reading IAF inks Rs 300 crore deal to procure Spice bombs from Israel

Navy boosts its air warfare capability

The Indian Navy has successfully test-fired a Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM), thus, achieving a significant milestone to enhance its anti-air warfare capability. The test-firing of the missile was undertaken on the western seaboard by Indian naval ships Kochi and Chennai.These Surface to Air Missiles are fitted onboard the Kolkata Class Destroyers and… Continue reading Navy boosts its air warfare capability

What is Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system?

Israel has claimed that Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip has fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel.It said that it’s Iron Dome aerial defence system had intercepted dozens of the incoming rockets and shot many of them. The Iron Dome is a mobile all-weather air defence system developed by Israel to intercept and… Continue reading What is Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system?

Army invokes emergency powers for missiles deal

The Indian Army has approved the emergency purchase of 240 Spike anti-tank guided missiles made by Israel and Igla-S Very Short Range Air Defence Systems(VSHORAD) from Russia to meet immediate operational requirements. The procurement was approved under new financial powers for emergency procurements sanctioned by the Defence Ministry.The emergency power gives the Army vice chief… Continue reading Army invokes emergency powers for missiles deal

First’ 3D printed heart has human cells, vessels

Researchers from Israel have printed the world’s first three dimensional (3D) heart using a patient’s own cells and biological materials.This medical breakthrough advances the possibilities for heart transplants. This is the first time anyone has successfully engineered and printed an entire heart replete with cells,blood vessels,ventricles and chambers. People have managed to 3D-print the structure… Continue reading First’ 3D printed heart has human cells, vessels