The Israeli army sees embracing the new standard shop — MAG-17. New from the company CAA Tactical recently arrive in the IDF for approbation at 10,000 units. According to the results of the tests will take a final decision.
At the present moment the Defense Army Israel uses the 5.56 caliber and standard dural shops for the M16 and M4 rifles. In the IDF these stores in order to save, are used repeatedly, which weakens the spring and can lead to failures in the effective work of the assault rifles. Under certain criteria clips are also subject to deformation.
MAG-17 — is a new shop on CAA Tactical. It is created from durable modern polymers that are resistant to heat and cool. "A couple of years back the plastic was not as robust — says CAA Yotam Gal. — But at the moment all over the world there is a tendency aluminum shift in the shops on permanent polymers. They are impact-resistant, high strength and can withstand excessive burden. "
On the MAG-17 is counter report cartridges — SOP. Due to the snow-white marker visible in a small window, the owner of the shop can create, how many rounds left in the store. Also on the cage there is a special indicator that extends from the bottom in case of fullness store. So Makar, a fighter can find by feel, full of shop or not.
CAA Tactical — one of the more recognizable the world's "aero" and accessories for small guns. Specifically, the products of this particular company has been seen on the production of "Izhmash" on shows as well as in the hands of Dmitry Rogozin, who represented it as a modernization package for the AK-74 in one of the Russian TV programs.
Israeli aircraft industry will gather wings for the F-35
According to Israel Defense, against Israel's decision to purchase a second squadron of Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft, IAI is in talks with a consortium of South American production at its own facilities and supply him several hundred wings for the aircraft.
Now comes the question of the production of 811 pairs of wings for 10 years. The console will create a factory IAI, which for many years supplying wings for Lockheed Martin F-15 and F-16. The negotiation process between the companies is hard because remodeling company and strip assembly will claim substantial investment.
Israeli drone flew over the Andes
Unmanned reconnaissance aircraft production Heron Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has made a flight across the Andes. During test flights of the UAV, filled with synthetic aperture radar, and electro-optical sensors cover the distance of more than 500 km and ascended to a height of 7.62 km. Test flights took place in the daytime and at night.
Heron UAVs are in service more than 10 countries. Previously, the unit successfully tested in the Himalayas, and the mountains of Afghanistan. In August, IAI announced the release of an upgraded version of the Heron UAV with an index of NG. UAV flight range increased from 350 to 1500 km. In addition, the machine can be equipped with automatic take-off and landing.
Israel buy four corvettes from South Korea
Portal NRG report in the Sun that the Ministry of Defense of Israel is in talks with South Korea on the purchase of 4 new missile corvettes for the Israeli Navy. The estimated price of the contract is estimated at 400 million dollars.
Purchase of new missile corvettes included developed in the last few months many years of development plan of the fleet with the expansion of its tasks after the discovery in the exclusive economic waters of Israel's largest gas fields.
Three months back Israeli Portal Israel Defense said that the Ministry of Defence has decided to abandon the purchase of new warships from the U.S. company Lockheed Martin and began to consider other options. Among other, the possibility of the construction of corvettes Israeli shipyards "Maspenot Israel."
Most likely, the choice of South Korea as a supplier of corvettes is designed to return the case to that state after a struggle for the billion-dollar contract for the purchase of 30 training aircraft for the Air Force gave preference to IDF Israel Italy. It is expected that in the case of the purchase of corvettes to the South Korean government of that country would oblige Israel to purchase products as a response transaction.