Category Archives: Middle East News

United Arab Emirates: GM-200 Order

The United Arab Emirates has ordered 17 GM-200 radars from Thales for €300 million ($396 million). The S-band GM-200 is designed as a tactical radar to perform air surveillance at a published range of 250 kilometres (108 nautical miles). The … Continue reading

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New Saudi Radars

On 31st May, the United States Air Force (USAF) Life Cycle Management Centre published a Notice of Intent to Award a Sole Source Contract to ITT Exelis to provide Ground Control Approach/Precision Approach Radar (GCA/PAR) systems to the Saudi Arabia … Continue reading

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Israel: RADA Graduate

Israel’s RADA Electronics Industries Limited has demonstrated the Counter-Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) capabilities of its RPS-40 Multi-Mission Hemispheric Radar. Designed to provide protection for forward-deployed troops, the RPS-40 can scan up to 360º in azimuth using four radar panels, … Continue reading

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In March’s ChainHomeHigh: UAE – ADARS Activated

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Israel – Another Iron Dome Radar For Israel?

A sixth IAI Elta Systems EL/M-2084 radar may be deployed by Israel as the country contemplates deploying a sixth Rafael Advanced Defence System Iron Dome surface-to-air missile battery to help protect the country against rocket attacks by Hamas insurgents in … Continue reading

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