India-Israel sign agreement for Negev Light Machine Guns(LMG)

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News:India has signed an agreement with Israel for procurement of Negev light machine guns(LMG).

Facts:

About Negev Light Machine Guns(LMG):

  • Negev is a light machine gun(LMG) with powerful target acquisition.It was adopted by the Israeli Defence Forces in 1997.
  • It has semi-automatic mode to provide accurate, controlled fire in close quarter battle.

Other Defence Deals by India from Israel:

  • Spike missile:It is a fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile and anti-personnel missile.It can hit targets at a range of 4 kilometers.It can be deployed in both mountains and plains.
  • Heron: It is a Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial system used for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance purposes.
  • SPYDER:It is a low-level quick reaction missile(LLQRM) which is used to protect critical infrastructure in ground-to-air missions from a wide spectrum of incoming air-borne threats.
  • Python-5:It is a fifth generation air-to-air missile(AAM) that can engage enemy aircraft from very short ranges and near beyond visual range.