Netanyahu pulls back on Israel's defense cuts

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 17 (UPI) -- mid growing concerns about security threats from Syria and Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has greatly reduced planned defense budget cuts.

Boeing, Elbit team on countermeasures

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. company Boeing and Israel's Elbit Systems plan to offer Elbit's Directed Infrared Counter Measure systems on Boeing military aircraft.

Elbit reports $160M UAS order

HAIFA, Israel, May 24 (UPI) -- Unmanned aerial systems are to be supplied to a European entity by Israel's Elbit Systems Ltd., the company announced.

Elbit upgrading military communications

HAIFA, Israel, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Israel's Ministry of Defense has contracted Elbit Systems Ltd. to supply and upgrade communications equipment for the Israeli military.

Elbit to upgrade tanks in Asia

HAIFA, Israel, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Israel's Elbit Systems Ltd., announced it has received a $56 million contract to upgrade an Asian country's tank force.

Brazil awards deal for aircraft upgrades

HAIFA, Israel, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Embraer has contracted Elbit Systems Ltd. for avionics technologies in support of an aircraft upgrade initiative from the Brazilian air force.

F-16I flight trainer delivered to Israel

HAIFA, Israel, June 5 (UPI) -- The Israeli air force has received a new flight training simulator for the F-16I Sufa fighter aircraft under a contract with Israel-based Elbit Systems Ltd.

Analysis: Year brings industry growth

HAIFA, Israel, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- The past year has seen report after financial report of increased earnings for the Israeli security industry.
LEAH KRAUSS, UPI International Security Industry Correspondent

Analysis: Defense firms keep up sales

HAIFA, Israel, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Two of Israel's biggest defense companies released positive financial results this week, continuing the upward trend for the Israeli security market.
LEAH KRAUSS, UPI International Security Industry Correspondent

Defense Prize awarded to Elbit Systems

HAIFA, Israel, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Israel-based Elbit Systems Ltd. announced it has received the annual Israel Defense Prize for two military system developments.

Elbit Systems shows big quarterly earnings

HAIFA, Israel, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Israeli defense company Elbit Systems Ltd. this week reported record earnings for the second quarter of 2007.
LEAH KRAUSS, UPI Security Industry Correspondent

Analysis: Israel's security industry

HAIFA, Israel, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Israel's short-range, rocket-based missile interception system will be up and running in a year and a half.
LEAH KRAUSS, UPI Security Industry Correspondent
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