Watch: Outgoing IAF chief awarded Legion of Merit

Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force attends IAF change of command ceremony, awards Amir Eshel with Legion of Merit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2017, 1:04 AM

'The Israeli Air Force leads the world'

Major General Amikam Norkin officially enters Air Force Commander post replacing Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, who ends IDF service after 40 years.Mordechai Sones, 8/14/2017, 9:38 PM

'A brave pilot and a leader'

Major General Amikam Norkin takes command of Israeli Air Force, replacing Amir Eshel after four decades of service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2017, 7:09 PM

Dutch man sues former IDF Chief of Staff

Dutch citizen sues Benny Gantz and IAF commander over the death of his relatives during Operation Protective Edge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2017, 11:18 PM

'Israel can bring 'unimaginable power' against Hezbollah'

IAF head says air force capabilities have grown tremendously since 2006 Lebanon war, ready to be used against Hezbollah.AFP, 6/21/2017, 5:02 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

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

IAF Chief: 'No Restraint' in Next Lebanon War

IAF General Amir Eshel adamant that Hezbollah's 'immoral tactics' won't prevent Israel from attacking civilian areas in next Lebanon war.Cynthia Blank, 6/21/2015, 12:47 PM

Ashkenazi: Hamas, Hezbollah Can't Conquer Negev, Galilee

Former IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi said that despite the increased risk of terrorism, Israel is much safer today than it was in 1967.Yaakov Levi, 4/2/2015, 1:53 PM

Over 930 Terror Targets Hit in Gaza

Defense Minister, Chief of Staff and IAF Commander discuss details of operation after Security Cabinet meeting.Ari Yashar, 7/11/2014, 12:14 AM

'If Syria Crosses the Golan Heights Border, Assad will Fall'

IAF officials reassure the public: despite budget cuts, Israel can handle any threat - especially in the North.Tova Dvorin, 5/23/2014, 2:06 PM

Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force Concludes Visit to Israel

The Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, General Mark Welsh, departed Israel on Thursday after a four-day work visit.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2013, 9:01 PM

Gantz: The Flames Are Creeping Up on Nasrallah

Israel must be prepared for any scenario, say leaders who spoke at the graduation ceremony of the IAF's flight course.Elad Benari, 6/28/2013, 12:08 AM

IAF Chief: S-300 is En Route to Syria; Surprise War is Possible

IAF Commander Eshel says IAF can deal with all weapon systems. "The question is only -- at what cost."Gil Ronen, 5/22/2013, 6:45 PM

IAF Chief: 'Huge Weapons Arsenal' in Syria

Speaking just before the strike against an arms convoy, Maj. Gen. Eshel explained what the IDF is up against.Gil Ronen, 1/30/2013, 8:45 PM

IAF Chief Concerned over Hizbullah's UAVs

Israel's greatest concern is increased attempts by Hizbullah to attain accomplishments by sending UAVs into Israel, says IAF Commander.Elad Benari, 12/20/2012, 4:44 AM

Netanyahu to Pilots: If the Quiet is Violated, You'll Hit Back

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu visits Palmahim Air Force Base, meets pilots who took part in Operation Pillar of Defense.Elad Benari, 11/26/2012, 4:15 AM

"We Never Dreamt of Such Achievements"

IAF Commander tells new UAV operators: "our expectations are in the sky."Arutz Sheva, 8/23/2012, 9:04 PM

IAF Chief Says 'Nein' to Volkswagen

Air Force Commander Eshel, son of Holocaust survivor, refused to upgrade his car to a German model.Gil Ronen, 6/5/2012, 1:44 PM

F-15 Pilot Recalls Flight over Auschwitz

IDF Website remembers historic moment when three IAF F-15s flew over concentration camp.Gil Ronen, 4/19/2012, 7:13 PM

IAF's New Commander – Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel

Maj. Gen. Eshel was drafted to the IAF as a pilot in 1977. He replaced Maj. Gen. Ido Nechushtan.Gil Ronen, 2/5/2012, 4:51 PM

Senior General: Nuclear Iran Could 'Constrain' IDF

Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel says a nuclear armed Iran could limit Israel's options when fighting Hamas and Hizbullah.Gabe Kahn., 1/17/2012, 10:28 PM