Israel’s IAI to Work With Lockheed Martin on Air Defense

July 7, 2021

The National Interest:

Israel Aerospace Industries, one of Israel’s three major defense giants, signed a memorandum of understanding with Lockheed Martin to cooperate on integrated air and missile defense systems. This is important because IAI has played a key role in Israeli air defense systems, from the Barak missiles to unique radar that is used with the Iron Dome system and radars being put on Israel’s new advanced Sa’ar 6-class warships. While Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, which makes the interceptors and Iron Dome system, works with Raytheon, the IAI partnership with Lockheed Martin represents a major step for Israel and U.S. defense giants…

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