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RAFAEL at AVALON 2023 Australian International Air Show

RAFAEL press release handout image of SPICE 250 on F-16

RAFAEL AUSTRALIA is coming to the AVALON 2023 Australian International Air Show running from February 28th until March 5th.

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Press Release, Tel Aviv, 28 February 2023: RAFAEL AUSTRALIA is coming to the AVALON 2023 Australian International Air Show running from February 28th till March 5th. RAFAEL will be showcasing an array of defence solutions and capabilities, with a particular focus on air defence systems. Among the systems showcased is IRON BEAM — the High Energy Laser Weapon System (HELWS) — which will be presented in Australia for the first time.

RAFAEL press release handout image of SPIKE on AH-64E Apache

RAFAEL delivers state-of-the-art defence innovations to Australia through Varley Rafael Australia (VRA) — a joint venture between The Varley Group, Australia’s oldest defence enterprise, and Rafael Advanced Defence Systems. This joint venture supports regional supply chains through in-country Australian production and assembly while simultaneously bolstering the local economy through job creation. RAFAEL’s local manufacturing portfolio is highlighted by the production of SPIKE Missiles which can be integrated on helicopters and platforms on all domains.

RAFAEL press release handout image of C-DOME launching

Over the past 70 years, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems’ Integrated Air and Missile Defence Systems Division (IAM&DS) has earned a reputation as a world leader in developing, manufacturing, and delivering advanced, innovative, and combat-proven air defensive solutions. RAFAEL is consistently meeting the challenges of an ever-changing threat landscape, designing systems that successfully tackle emerging threats while also defending critical infrastructure, strategic sites, manoeuvring forces, and population centres. RAFAEL’s portfolio boasts numerous systems that ensure air superiority, not least of which is the LITENING targeting pod, which is the most commonly used targeting pod in the world, it is also in use within Australia’s defence services.

RAFAEL press release handout image of IRON DOME launching

Additional systems showcased include the world-renowned IRON DOME aerial defence system, as well as C-DOME — the naval configuration of the Iron Dome. Likewise, RAFAEL’s multi-mission interceptor STUNNER will be showcased alongside SPICE 250 autonomous missiles and SPIKE NLOS for Helicopters.

RAFAEL press release handout image of STUNNER launching

RAFAEL AUSTRALIA is committed to continue supporting local industry and strengthening by working with Australian partners to ensure security of supply and contribute to the local economy.

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