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Rafael is coming to IDEX and NAVDEX, Abu Dhabi 2021

Tel Aviv, February 11, 2021Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. of Israel, is proud to participate in the IDEX and NAVDEX 2021 Defense Exhibitions in Abu Dhabi, February 21st – February 25th, 2021.

Rafael President and CEO, Mr. Yoav Har-Even: “We are honored and proud to participate in this defense exhibition, as we usher in a new era in the relations between our nations. Rafael is known in Israel and around the world for its excellence, innovation and an uncompromising vision to develop and manufacture the highest quality of technological solutions. We look forward to sharing this innovation and world-class, ground-breaking capabilities with our partners in Middle East and in the rest of the world.”

With a technological legacy of over 70 years, with a wide range of end-to-end, comprehensive, multi-purpose and multi-platform state-of-the-art defense systems for air, land, sea, cyber and space applications, Rafael is known worldwide for its cutting edge R&D and ground-breaking solutions, that have created dramatic changes in the battlefield.

In IDEX 2021, Rafael will present a variety of technological systems that address current and emerging cross-service operational needs, featuring high-end advanced Artificial Intelligence, Big Data analysis and data fusion, deep learning capabilities and cyber defense solutions. Rafael’s artificial intelligence expertise play a central role in the company’s autonomous battlefield capabilities that enable multi-system integration and net-centric operation, autonomous land navigation in GPS-denied environments, autonomous mission planning, and situational awareness, using highly-capable electro-optical sensor systems. An example of the merger of these capabilities can also be found in Rafael’s Next Generation Combat Vehicle Suite.

Rafael’s world-leading electro-optical technology can be found in ISR systems such as the Reccelite reconnaissance pods, which features unique AI capabilities and integrated to multiple platforms and supplied to numerous countries around the world. Such airborne systems are part of Rafael’s advanced aerial suite for net-centric warfare and connectivity.

Rafael is leader in air defense technology and systems, with combat-proven systems such as the SPYDER ADS in use in a number countries around the world and more.

The company’s portfolio also includes communication systems such as the Bnet SDR unique, patented solution for aerial and land applications.

For 20 years, Rafael has been emerging as a leading player in the Cyber realm, with several national level projects, including delivery of a cyber defense solution for Credit Rating Registrar, National CERT, a unique OT/IT SOC for railway systems, and more.

Rafael is also participating in the NAVDEX 2021 maritime exhibition.

Rafael’s naval display will consist of the following:

Naval Remote Weapon Station C-UAS

TYPHOON C-UAS Naval Remote Weapon Station – The NRWS C-UAS capitalizes on Rafael’s world-renowned, long-standing Typhoon family of combat-proven naval defence solutions.

Missile Systems:

Naval SPIKE – The maritime version of the SPIKE missile:

Naval SPIKE ER, and Naval SPIKE NLOS electro-optical, guided missiles with ranges of 10 and 32 km respectively.

Electronic Warfare:

Rafael’s advanced EW solutions include the SEWS-DV, C-GEM C-Pearl DV and the Wizard, supporting all EW related tasks of the modern naval combat vessel.

Typhoon MLS NLOS (1)Vessel Protection Suite (VPS)

Rafael’s Vessel Protection Suite (VPS) is an integrative, networked solution for asymmetric naval warfare against surface and air swarms. The VPS provides multi-layered Soft and Hard Defense (SHD) solutions that include a diverse mix of synchronized smart multi-spectral sensors, weapons and intelligent effectors, managed by a centralized Artificial-Intelligence (AI)-based system incorporating Battle Algorithm (BA) software.

Coastal Defense Solution

The complete naval solution is based on Rafael’s unique AI capabilities, a wide range of communication systems for voice, video and data, which connect all sensors (stationary, mobile or airborne) and all mobile units to headquarters, over a single, secure network and a central Command and Control system, where all data generated by system elements, including external information systems, is received and processed.

Rafael is one of Israel’s three largest defense companies, and employs 8,000 people and numerous subcontractors and service suppliers around the world. Rafael is engaged in over 100 cooperation agreements and joint ventures in Israel and around the world, and is constantly seeking global industrial strategic partnerships in multiple areas, to include cyber, intelligence, space, electro-optics, AI and other advanced defense applications.

Rafael has long-established methods, means, and significant experience in know-how and technology transfer programs. Any new industrial cooperation and joint-venture Rafael will be part of, may include this type of advanced level of cooperation, based on customer and market needs.


Ishai David

Global Media Director

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