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4 Indian Navy vessels to be upgraded with first LRSAM missiles from joint Israel-India program

The first LRSAM missile was delivered to the Indian defense minister as part of partnership deal between Israel Aerospace Industry and India’s Defense Research and Development Organization.

By i24NEWS


The first LRSAM missile, a product of the partnership between Israel Aerospace Industries and India’s Defense Research and Development Organization, was delivered to India’s minister of defense on Tuesday.

First LRSAM (‘Barak 8’) missile delivered to Indian defense minister – Israel Aircraft Industries

Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) announced in May that it had signed a deal worth $630 million with Indian state-owned Bharat Electronics Limited.

As part of the agreement, IAI supplied the LRSAM missile, the marine version of the Barak 8 air defense system, to be installed on four Indian Navy vessels. Continue Reading »

After record deal, Israel-India agree on $630 million Indian Navy contract


Israel Aerospace Industries signed a new deal this week, designed to equip 4 Indian Naval ships with the Barak 8 missile defense system, which is in addition to the $2 billion contract the IAI inked with India in April, the largest arms deal in the history of Israel’s defense industries.

By News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff


The Israel Aerospace Industries announced this week that it has won a $630 million contract with the Indian Navy. The deal was signed in addition to a $2 billion contract the IAI inked with India in April, which was the largest arms deal in the history of Israel’s defense industries. Continue Reading »

India accepts $2.5 billion missile defense deal with Israel


The Indian gov’t has accepted a $2.5 billion missile deal, capable of shooting down enemy aircraft at a range of 50-70 kilometers, to replace their country’s aging air defenses.



The Indian government has cleared a $2.5 billion deal for its army to buy a medium-range surface-to-air missile defense system from Israel Aerospace Industries, another step toward signing the contract, Indian media reported on Thursday.

IAI successfully tests MR-SAM Air and Missile Defense System. – Photo courtesy- IAI

The MR-SAM system, jointly developed by India’s Defense Research and Development Organization in collaboration with Israel Aircraft Industry, is a land-based configuration of the long-range surface-to-air missile (LRSAM) or Barak-8 naval air defense system. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Israeli Navy carries out successful interception test of Barak 8 naval defense missile


In a joint Israel & Indian development project that is due to become officially operational in both navies within a year or two, the missile is currently installed on at least one Israel Navy ship, and on an Indian Navy ship.


The Israel Navy and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) carried out the first successful interception test of the next generation Barak 8 missile system on Thursday, which is designed to protect naval ships and offshore gas rigs from hostile aircraft, missiles, and rockets.

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New Israeli-Indian defense cooperation passes first test


Indian gov’t describes test of IAI’s Barak 8 system, designed to shoot down incoming aircraft or missiles from land or sea platforms as, “a milestone in the cooperation between 2 countries in developing advanced weapon systems.”

By Reuters & Israel Hayom Staff


An aerial defense system developed jointly by Israel and India passed its first trial simulating combat conditions on Monday, Israel Aerospace Industries said.

An illustration of the Barak 8’s multi-platformed capabilities – Photo: Israel Aerospace Industries website

The Barak 8 system is designed to shoot down incoming aircraft or missiles from land or sea platforms. Defense industry sources have said the value of the project is $1.4 billion and highlights burgeoning Israeli-Indian defense ties.

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