Loitering munitions, a distinct niche of a broader military UAV market, emerge as a tactical weapon of choice and budget conscious solution for militaries around the world, says the report Loitering Munitions Market Analysis. The smart loitering munitions were the centerpiece of the 2016 Fire Conference conference and exhibition, emphasizing the Israeli lead in the field.
As a premier biennial event, the 2016 Fire Conference (Efficient Fire in a Dynamic & Complex Environment) hosted senior government officials and military officers, industry leaders and defense organizations from around the world. The two-day conference was held at “Beit Ha’totchan” in Zichron Yaakov, a picturesque town overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The important developments and innovations in the field as well as state-of-the-art weapons systems were presented at the conference and exhibition. The conference is organized by the Israeli Artillery Association – commemorating the legacy of the Artillery Forces in Israel, in cooperation with the IDF Ground Forces HQ and the Artillery Corps.
Moshe Bogie Yaalon, Israeli Defense Minister talks at The 4th International Fire Conference just a few days before his resignation on May 20, 2016