Israel Air Force units head to Greece for drill

IAF pilots are in Greece to take part in an international military drill alongside an Arab nation that has no diplomatic ties with Israel.ILTV, 3/29/2017, 10:06 AM

How the IAF downed a Syrian SAM missile

Arrow system intercepted a surface-to-air missile on Friday – though it's programmed only against Scuds.Hillel Fendel, 3/21/2017, 3:16 AM

Syria threatens response to 'Zionist aggresion'

Syian army claims to have shot down Israeli fighter plane despite anti-aircraft missiles landing in Israel and Jordan.Gary Willig, 3/17/2017, 11:41 AM

Air Force promotes gay 'marriage'

IAF's Facebook page features gay couple and single-parent mom. Leftists using military to re-educate public.Gil Ronen, 2/27/2017, 11:10 AM

IAF helicopter makes emergency landing on beach

An IAF Yasour transport helicopter made emergency landing Monday evening at the Mei Ami beach in Ashdod .Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2017, 6:46 PM

Watch: IAF retaliates in Gaza

Israeli planes hit Hamas targets in Gaza Monday following rocket fire into Israel., 2/7/2017, 11:26 AM

Fourth IDF attack on Hamas positions

IDF attacks four Gaza targets in retaliation for fire at Israeli towns and troops.Reut Hadar, 2/6/2017, 9:47 PM

Watch: Major IAF events during 2016

Watch a summary of the major innovations in the Israeli Air Force during the course of 2016.Yoni Kempinski, 1/3/2017, 10:52 AM

PM joins soldiers with disabilities at graduation of IAF pilots

PM meets with IDF soldiers with disabilities at graduation ceremony for IAF pilots, says strong armies include people with disabilities.Gary Willig, 12/29/2016, 8:19 PM

PM: US-Israel alliance remains strong

PM tells graduates of pilots course US-Israel relationship strong and enduring despite dispute with Obama Administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2016, 5:28 PM

Watch: IAF Commander Flies the "Adir" F-35I for the First Time

IAF Commander Amir Eshel flies F35 for the first time, says aircraft part of larger system to upgrade the IAF's capabilities.IAF, 12/27/2016, 7:11 PM

Legendary IAF pilot Ran Pecker Ronen laid to rest

Brig. Gen. Ran Pecker-Ronen, who flew hundreds of missions and fought in 3 of Israel's major wars, was laid to rest today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2016, 4:16 PM

Reports: Israel attacks targets in Syria

Arab media reports that Israeli aircraft targeted the Syrian army and a Hezbollah convoy near Damascus.Elad Benari, 11/30/2016, 6:54 AM

'The plane of the future'

The new F-35 'Adir' is the most advanced plane in the world, IAF officials say. 'It is in a class of its own.'Kobi Finkler & Yissachar Ruas, 11/29/2016, 5:01 PM

Watch: Israeli air force shoots down unmanned Hamas aircraft

Israeli fighter jet scrambled after unmanned Hamas aircraft detected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 7:45 PM

IAF attacks Hamas infrastructures following rocket fire

IAF attacks terrorist infrastructures belonging to Hamas after a rocket from Gaza explodes in the Eshkol region.Elad Benari, 9/15/2016, 4:27 AM

IDF attacks in Syria following latest 'spillover'

Israel Air Force targets artillery positions of the Syrian regime after three projectiles hit Israel.Elad Benari, 9/14/2016, 12:04 AM

IDF attacks Syrian regime targets in the Golan Heights

Aircraft from the Israel Air Force strike cannons belonging to the Syrian regime after mortar explodes in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 9/13/2016, 2:33 AM

IDF attacks Syrian mortar launchers

Israeli Air Force launches airstrikes against mortar launchers belonging to the Syrian regime in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 9/8/2016, 2:24 AM

Liberman signals: The rules of the game have changed

Analysis: The airstrikes in Gaza mark a change in the retaliation policy of the defense establishment.Ido Ben Porat, 8/22/2016, 4:46 AM

Hamas blames Israel for Gaza escalation

Hamas spokesman says Israel's "aggression" will not deter Gazans, after IAF retaliates for rocket attack on Sderot.Elad Benari, 8/22/2016, 4:13 AM

Israeli aircraft target Hamas infrastructures in Gaza

IAF aircraft strike several terrorist infrastructures belonging to Hamas in response to attack on Sderot.Elad Benari, 8/21/2016, 11:55 PM

Report: more air strikes on Gaza

Arab news is reporting on an additional IAF strike on Gaza in retaliation for the rocket shot into Sderot earlier today.Kobi Finkler, 8/21/2016, 10:42 PM

IAF attacks Hamas infrastructures in Gaza

Israeli aircraft strike two terrorist infrastructures belonging to Hamas in retaliation for rocket attack.Elad Benari, 5/26/2016, 3:36 AM

Israeli fighters scramble to intercept undeclared airliner

Unidentified plane enters Israeli airspace, forcing IAF fighter jets to scramble in potentially disastrous situation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2016, 8:12 PM

Israel Air Force jets in close call with civilian airliner

Investigation opened into how IAF fighter jets entered Ryanair passenger jet's flight path; airline says there was no danger to passengers.Uzi Baruch, 3/1/2016, 8:44 PM

Report: Israel attacks military outposts in Syria

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Israel struck military outposts near Damascus. Syrian source denies.Elad Benari, 2/18/2016, 12:12 AM

Army private fresh from school put in charge of nano-satellites

Pvt. Yam Eshbal's high school project led the IDF to recruit him directly as its expert on nano-satellites.Gil Ronen, 1/25/2016, 5:33 PM

IDF hits Hamas compound following rocket fire

IAF aircraft launch an airstrike on a military compound in central Gaza, in retaliation for rocket attack on Gaza Belt.Elad Benari, 1/25/2016, 3:48 AM

IAF takes out terror cell in northern Gaza

Cell planting bombs on the border targeted in airstrike, with hits identified. One killed and three wounded according to reports.Ari Yashar, 1/13/2016, 9:39 AM

Elbit wins $70M Electronic Warfare system contract

IAF jets will sport advanced EW systems to dominate the battlefield of the future, and the Israeli firm Elbit will be providing them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2015, 10:28 AM

Israeli aircraft hit two Hamas targets in Gaza

Israel Air Force launches airstrikes against two terrorist infrastructures in retaliation for earlier rocket attack.Elad Benari, 12/14/2015, 1:03 AM

IAF bids farewell to Skyhawks

IAF Commander Eshel and other senior officers fly Douglas A-4s for last time as the jet is retired.Gil Ronen, 12/13/2015, 10:03 PM

Syrian media: IAF hit Scud shipment by Damascus

State media reports IAF jets struck ballistic missile convoy from base just outside Damascus as well as fuel reserve.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2015, 11:02 AM

IDF readiness exercises tackle ISIS, abductions, rockets

Surprise drill ran air, ground, and naval forces through a series of 'worst case scenarios.'Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2015, 9:06 PM

Netanyahu acknowledges 'Israel is active in Syria'

PM makes most explicit revelation of Israeli airstrikes yet, saying 'from time to time' state acts to prevent weapon transfers to Hezbollah.Ari Yashar, 12/1/2015, 4:00 PM

Israel signs 15-year deal with Pratt & Whitney

US firm will carry out maintenance of F-15I and F-16I engines, in cooperation with Israeli firms.Kobi Finkler, 12/1/2015, 1:22 PM

Senior official: Israel's air force can topple a country

IAF completes extensive drill, with official revealing it can launch barrage of 3,000 'very smart' 1-ton missiles, downing a state in days.Kobi Finkler, 11/26/2015, 6:33 PM

IAF hits Hamas compound following rocket attack

IAF aircraft launch airstrike on Hamas military compound in Gaza following rocket attack on Eshkol region.Ben Ariel, 11/24/2015, 12:04 AM

IAF hits Hamas targets in Gaza following rocket fire

IAF strikes two terrorist infrastructures belonging to Hamas in northern and central Gaza, after Gaza rocket explodes near border fence.Elad Benari, 11/18/2015, 1:32 AM

Report: IAF strikes Damascus Airport

Arab media reports Israeli fighter jets hit Damascus international airport, taking out electricity and halting flights - target unclear.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2015, 9:33 PM

IAF attacks Hamas infrastructure in southern Gaza

Israeli aircraft attacks terrorist infrastructure belonging to Hamas in retaliation for earlier rocket attack.Ben Ariel, 11/9/2015, 3:16 AM

Report: Israel strikes Assad and Hezbollah in Syria

Syrian media reports IAF fighter jets hit two military targets in Lebanon border region, in first reported strike since Russia's deployment.Ari Yashar, 10/31/2015, 6:58 PM

IAF airstrikes hit Hamas infrastructures in Gaza

Israeli Air Force hits two terrorist infrastructures belonging to Hamas following rocket attack on Sha'ar Hanegev.Kobi Finkler, 10/26/2015, 11:22 PM

IAF Attacks Two Hamas Sites in Gaza

Israeli Air Force launches airstrikes against two weapons manufacturing sites belonging to Hamas, in retaliation for rocket attack.Elad Benari, 10/11/2015, 3:23 AM

IAF Attacks Hamas Terror Targets in Gaza

Airstrikes were a direct response to rocket strike on the Eshkol region Sunday night.Uzi Baruch, 10/5/2015, 7:22 PM

Israeli Airstrike Targets Hamas Infrastructure in Gaza

Israeli Air Force attacks four terrorist infrastructures in Gaza in retaliation for rocket fire on Ashdod.Elad Benari, 9/30/2015, 4:18 AM

Israel to Boost F-35 Capabilities After Iran Deal

IAF working to double range for the stealth jet; first planes to arrive in December 2016.Tova Dvorin, 9/11/2015, 3:03 PM

IAF Attacks Hamas Military Compound in Gaza

Israeli aircraft attack a military compound belonging to Hamas from which shots were fired at two homes in the south.Elad Benari, 9/3/2015, 2:30 AM

IAF Hits Hamas Weapons Factory Following Rocket Attack

IAF launches airstrike against a weapons manufacturing site belonging to Hamas in retaliation for rocket attack on Eshkol region.Elad Benari, 8/27/2015, 4:19 AM

IDF Hits 14 Targets in Syria Following Rocket Fire

In a joint operation involving the IAF, the artillery corps and the armored corps, IDF hits 14 targets belonging to the Assad regime.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2015, 12:39 AM

IAF Hits Hamas Infrastructure in Central Gaza

IAF aircraft strike a terrorist infrastructure belonging to Hamas following a rocket attack on the Eshkol region.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/7/2015, 8:48 PM

Report: Israeli Airstrike Kills Pro-Regime Fighters in Syria

Lebanese, Syrian sources claim airstrike by either jet or drone killed a number of regime militiamen in Syrian Golan Heights.Ari Soffer, 7/29/2015, 12:54 PM

IAF Airstrike Targets Terrorist Infrastructure in Gaza

Israeli Air Force launches an airstrike in Gaza in retaliation for rocket attack on the Hof Ashkelon region.Elad Benari, 7/16/2015, 6:04 AM

Female Religious Navigator Mourns Her Pioneer Predecessor

Groundbreaking navigator relates the difficulties of being a religious girl in the IAF, recalls her friend Tamar Ariel who died in Nepal.Ari Yashar, 7/2/2015, 12:04 PM

IDF Appoints Special Team to Plan Strike on Iran

Chief of Staff appoints his deputy to lead crew examining military options day after Iran nuclear deal, as IAF drills for possible strikes.Ari Yashar, 6/30/2015, 12:21 PM

Two Soldiers Critically Wounded in Fire on Base

Soldiers in life-threatening condition with 70-80% burns after fire broke out in barracks on IAF base in the Negev.Oranit Etzer, 6/29/2015, 9:14 AM