Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Africa / Middle East.


New York, Geneva (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Africa / Middle East) Jan 16, 2011

Elisra Electronic Systems Elisra Electronic Systems has won a USD29 million deal to supply the South Korean air force with airborne electronic warfare suites and missile warning systems for its Airbus Military CN-235 transports. The equipment will provide protection against various threats, the Israeli company says. Elisra has signed similar deals with South Korea in recent years. In 2009 Seoul awarded it a USD25 million contract to supply an integrated electronic warfare suite for its air force fleet of Lockheed Martin C-130H tactical transports. Jan 14, 2011

PrimeSense PrimeSense wins funding from Silver Lake. Equity firm Silver Lake has invested an undisclosed amount in PrimeSense, the Israeli company that developed some of the technology behind the Kinect motion-controlled peripheral for Xbox 360 machines. Paul Mercadante of Silver Lake Sumeru said the investment will enable PrimeSense to "grow into other markets, applications and other geographies." Jan 13, 2011

Rafael Israel's Rafael has intensified a marketing push to get its Litening G-4 targeting pod on board whichever aircraft eventually wins the Indian air force's...

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