The halting of gas mask distribution has led to layoffs at Shalon Chemical Industries.
"Globes" goes aboard an Israel Navy patrol boat protecting Israel's gas rigs.
The tank faces a constant fight against the enemy and against budget cuts.
Rafael is developing Iron Beam, a high-energy laser system for very-short-range defense.
The system designed to intercept missiles in outer-space will become operational in 2015.
As privatization approaches, Israel Military Industries bets on a market with enormous growth potential.
Israeli research sees the future battlefield dominated by robots and unmanned devices.
Eitan Ben-Eliyahu told the Israel AUS&R 2013 Air Show that drones are changing the battlefield.