Ya'alon: 'Israel is a Military Superpower'Defense Minister presents Israeli military tech at Singapore International Air Show, including updated drone technologies.
Govt: Anyone Who Insults Hareidi Soldiers in Big TroubleA law already on the books says that anyone insulting soldiers, including hareidi soldiers, could be jailed for 6 months and pay a huge fine
Report: Arab Hackers Hit Defense Ministry ComputersIsraeli cyber security firm tells Reuters hackers broke into an Israeli defense ministry computer. Israeli officials won't comment.
'Mexican Standoff' Preventing Army Move to NegevWithout money, the IDF can't build new bases in the south, but the government isn't giving up the money without getting something back
Erdan-Ya’alon Spat Continues with Funding HoldupHome Front Minister accuses Defense Minister of withholding funds as conflict over who does what continues.
Plates Arrive at IDF Base Wrapped in Bible PagesCentral Command base soldiers shocked to discover plates wrapped in pages ripped from Bible; Defense Ministry launches investigation.
Government to Compensate Soldiers for Anthrax Vaccine Test100 soldiers who say they were hurt by anthrax vaccine test to get 36,000 shekels.
'Interim Deal? It Just Means We'll Keep Talking'Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon sounds pointedly pessimistic over the efficacy of any 'interim agreement' with the Palestinian Authority.
Report: US Furious at Israel Equipment Transfer to ChinaTop Israeli defense official allegedly resigns over transfer approval for military equipment move to China; US fears Chinese sale to Iran.
Lawsuit Reveals Outdated List that Determines Soldiers’ PayA lawsuit has revealed the 1986 list of necessities on which soldiers’ pay is based. Lawyers say list proves soldiers underpaid.
Yaalon in Defense Minister's Office: 'I Feel a Sacred Awe'Moshe Yaalon to head his first IDF General Staff meeting as Defense Minister Tuesday.
MK Moshe ‘Bogie’ Ya’alon to be Defense MinisterLikud MK Moshe ‘Bogie’ Ya’alon, 62, is appointed to be the country’s new defense minister as PM Binyamin Netanyahu assigns portfolios.
Barak Bids Farewell to Defense MinistryMembers of Israel’s defense and political leadership gathered to bid farewell to retiring defense minister Ehud Barak.
PM: Arrow 3 Success Shows Off Our Tech ProwessThe success of the Arrow 3 missile test Monday shows Israel's capabilities in technology and self-defense, the Prime Minister said
Defense Ministry Approves Rebuilding of Evicted Ulpana HomesDefense Ministry gives final approvals for the reconstruction of the buildings that were evacuated in the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El.
IAF Tests Upgraded Iron Dome RocketThe Israel Air Force on Monday conducted a successful test of an upgraded Iron Dome rocket system
Syria's Chemical Weapons Secure, Says Israeli Defense ExpertSyria's chemical weapons arsenal is secure for now, says an Israel defense official.
Workers Protest Iron Dome Parts Factory ShutdownHundreds of workers could be left jobless in March when an American firm closes its Iron Dome parts factory in Lod.
Top Defense Official Warns Against Egypt 'Dictatorship'Defense Ministry official Amos Gilad: Morsi is not talking to us, and I don't believe he will.
Barak: Hand Over 'Peace House' to Jewish OwnersDefense Minister pre-empts government move to force his hand, but house may remain empty.
Barak Looking at Closing Sinai Border During Hot AlertsBarak looking at the possibility of a law which would allow security officials to close Israel’s border with the Sinai Peninsula.
Defense Ministry Seeks 'Volunteers' to Help with EvictionsAs the eviction of Migron comes closer, an e-mail sent to department heads at the Defense Ministry reveals planned massive evictions.
‘Marmara’ Soldier Sues Defense MinistryA former elite soldier who stormed the Marmara has filed suit, arguing that pictures of the operation made him a life-long terror target.
Advance 'Sawing' Team Attacked in Beit ElDefense Ministry team that came to gauge feasibility of moving homes fled after being pelted with rocks, paint.
Comptroller Puts Defense Ministry in CrosshairsIn his final report, State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss gave defense and military officials one body blow after another
India Seizes $70M from IMIIndia's defense ministry seized $70 million under an 'integrity agreement' amid a bribery scandal it alleges IMI officials were involved in
MK Levin: Knesset Obstructed in HevronKnesset House Committee chairman Yariv Levin charges DM Ehud Barak's bureau is interfering with Knesset prerogatives.
India Slaps 10-Year Ban on Israeli Defense CompanyDefense Ministry officials are consulting with Israel Military Industries Ltd. on how to respond to Delhi's decade-long ban on defense bids.
Defense Ministry Prefers U.S. over Israeli BootsIsraeli shoe factory set to close after the Defense Ministry decided to stop purchasing its military boots and go with U.S. products.
Israel Freezes Equipment Sales to TurkeyDefense Ministry orders the cancellation of the sale of advanced intelligence equipment to Turkey.
NIS 1.1b Debt Write-off in Israel Military Industries DealA NIS 1.1b debt write-off for Israel Military Industries and retirement for 950 workers is proposed in a deal to privatize the company.
Defense Ministry: AWIS Not in DangerAssociation for Wellbeing of Israeli Soldiers "undergoing reorganization but not in danger of closing."
Defense Ministry Apologizes to NYT JournalistDefense Ministry apologizes to a pregnant news photographer who said she was humiliated by soldiers during a security check.
Defense Ministry Employees to Join General StrikeThe union of Defense Ministry employees announced it will join the general strike at 6:00 a.m. (Israel time) Monday.
Report: DM to Force Integration of Anti-Tank Missile SystemsThe Defense Ministry decides to force Rafael and IMI to integrate their anti-tank missile interceptor systems, Israel Defense reports.
Comptroller: Barak Spending Too Much on Independence DaySpecial report by Comptroller says Defense Minister's annual Independence Day reception is growing larger annually, will cost NIS 1.5 M this year.