Israel Mulls Acquisition of Hundreds of Missiles for Possible Lebanon Conflict

Defense officials are looking into acquiring hundreds of missiles and precision rockets that could destroy targets during a confrontation with forces inside Lebanon. The focus of their interest is a pair of developments – IMI Systems’ Extra rocket and Israel Aerospace Industries’ LORA surface-to-surface missile. The Artillery Corps currently uses the Romach artillery rocket system, […]

IDF Introducing New Artillery Doctrine

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Artillery Corps is in the process of introducing a new tactical doctrine that combines short bursts of shell fire with guided surface-to-surface missiles. Speaking on 2 August, Colonel Rami Habudraham, the commander of the Flame of Fire Artillery Brigade, said his formation has been training to use what he described […]

Lockheed Awarded $332 Million to Provide GMLRS Rocket Pods to Israel, Jordan, Others

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $331,760,390 foreign military sales, undefinitized contract (Israel, Finland, Jordan, Singapore) for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) alternative warhead rocket pods (quantity: 290); unitary rocket pods (quantity: 34); and reduced range practice rocket pods (quantity: 529). Associated services required to complete the production effort […]

New Guided Artillery Rocket to Enter Israeli Service

A new guided artillery rocket called the Romah will soon be declared operational by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), IHS Jane’s has learned. Made by Israel Military Industries (IMI), the GPS-guided Romah will be used with the Artillery Corps’ M270 Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS), which have already been modified so they can launch the new […]