The Israel Air Force’s Horizon Unit, responsible for the development of encrypted content, is developing ‘Waze’ technology for pilots, similar to the popular app that provides users with real time traffic updates, Israeli daily Walla reported on Wednesday.

The unit is currently working on a series of groundbreaking technologies that have garnered praise from hi tech companies both in Israel and around the world. On Monday, the it was officially recognized by Israel’s Chief of General Staff for its innovative and valuable software, Walla said.

One of the Horizon Unit’s most compelling projects is a software program that sends information right into a fighter plane’s cockpit – in real time. The mass of valuable data then allows the pilot to identify different types of enemy targets and make quick decisions while on the attack. […]