Heroism in the face of terrorWar Hero Avigdor Kahalani awards citations to civilians for bravery shown in the recent wave of Arab terror. Here are their stories.
New weapon scopes for IDF soldiersNew Mepro-M5 red dot sight scopes to enter IDF units in the upcoming weeks
Israel to Supply Advanced Artillery to Asian StateIsrael's Elbit Systems signs $27 million contract to provide the unnamed country with command systems, long-range artillery.
Israel Asks US for Larger Military ExerciseIsrael 'upset' with U.S. over Iran deal – but not to the extent that it won't cooperate militarily.
Watch: Defense Ministry Conducts Missile TestSudden noise startles commuters; Ministry stresses that launch was planned far in advance.
Israel-US Defense Ties Remain Strong, Despite RiftDefense ministry official says defense dialogue still 'deep, intensive,' notes Obama threat of 'reassessing' will need clarification.
India's New Domestic Defense Focus Good for IsraelIndian PM Modi launches shift away from defense import, Israel welcomes opportunity for increased joint production of military hardware.
Israeli Defense Minister to Visit IndiaDefense Minister Moshe Yaalon will depart for New Delhi in about two weeks to meet with top defense and political officials.
'Hezbollah Started this Round'MKs and party leaders urge strong IDF response to Hezbollah attack Wednesday night, say Israel must provide deterrence.
US Army Awards 12.7M to Israeli Defense CompanyGrant to provide Apache helmets to the US Army in latest cooperative move with Israel.
Wall to Protect Infiltration from TerroristsThe construction of a security wall near Sha'arei Tikva, at the point where thousands of illegal enter each month, has been completed.
Jordan's Stability 'Vital' to Israel's SecurityForeign Minister says Israel 'will do everything to maintain the stability of Jordan' following threats from ISIS takeover.
Experts Warn Israel of Possible ISIS ThreatExpert: battle between Islamist, Iraqi forces can snowball to cause terrorism closer to home - and IDF should prepare itself in the interim.
Top IDF Officer: Israelis Have Lost Faith in IDFWhilst condemning Yitzhar extremists, top officer slams defense establishment for refusing to take decisive action against Israel's enemies.
Israeli Air Force Receives First 'Super Hercules'Israel-US relationship strengthened over IAF addition; Lockheed Martin exec notes fitting name, as IDF's strength 'like Samson.'
Lockheed Martin Opens in IsraelIsraeli branch, in Be'er Sheva, established to support IDF and campaign to develop the Negev, CEO says.
Defense Drill in Israeli Schools MondaySiren to sound at 10:05 am to begin the national defense drill; exercises, simulations to be held.
Israel, Kazakhstan to Strengthen Economic TiesFormer Defense Minister Ehud Barak meets with Kazakhstan's president to discuss possibilities for closer cooperation.
Israel Produces 'Laser Beam' Defense TechnologyDubbed the 'Iron Beam,' laser defense system against short-range missiles draws comparison to 'Star Wars' weaponry.
'Abbas: Anti-Semitic Leader #1'Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz, speaking at INSS, blames Abbas for ongoing incitement against Israel by the Palestinian Authority.
'170,000 Rockets Aimed at Israel'Israel's Chief of Military Intelligence presents the magnitude of Israel's struggle to defend itself.
India to Buy 15 Drones from IsraelIndian government approves purchase Monday. The goal: to boost India's surveillance capabilities.
'Hit the Enemy Hard': Rabbi Recalls ‘Cast Lead’Rabbi Avichai Ronski looks back on bloody counter-terror battles, determines, ‘It was right to hit the enemy hard.’
Reagan: Palestinians Have No Desire For PeaceIn special interview with Arutz Sheva, son of former US President Ronald Reagan discusses the importance of Israel's security.
Soldiers Come Under Fire near LebanonGunfire on soldiers as they tour northern border. None hurt.
Ex-Security Chief: We Must Grasp 'Historic Change'At Energy, Defense and Strategy Conference Ya'akov Amidror notes energy-security connection, says world order in 'historic change'.
Yaalon at Defense Ministers' Parley in CanadaMoshe Ya'alon travels to Canada for conference of defense ministers, will meet various officials including US Defense Minister Hagel.
Arabs Attempt to Destroy Vigil Site in Gush EtzionLean-to being used by grassroots group in demonstration for Jewish presence at the site destroyed; group declares vigils to continue.
State to Stop Providing Gas Masks?Due to changes in defense situation, Syria dismantling chemical weapons, gov't expected to stop gas mask distribution program.
Israel to Deploy Iron Dome Missile Defense"We have decided to deploy Iron Dome and other interceptors," Netanyahu said as Israel prepares to protect its borders and citizens.
Lieberman: Israel 'Not Inactive' on SyriaMK Avigdor Lieberman says Israel would not allow the events in Syria to harm its security - and was already 'taking action.'
Defense Minister, US Military Chief Discuss IranIsraeli radio reports General Martin Dempsey wanted to prevent Israeli preemptive strike on Iranian nuclear program.
Defense Minister to Visit Pentagon, Meet HagelDefense Minister Moshe Yaalon left on Wednesday for talks with US counterpart Chuck Hagel, his first visit to Washington since March.
Israel Launches Home Front Defense DrillIsrael launches a national civil defense drill, which the army said will this year focus on the threat of unconventional weapons.
New Protective Suits, Advanced GPS to Arm IDFThe IDF Central Command has begun receiving new riot dispersal equipment, including protective suits for soldiers.
Security Report: 16 Wounded in 1 WeekSixteen wounded by stones, firebombs over past week.
Cabinet to Vote on 2013 Austerity BudgetKnesset meeting on Monday to vote on the 2013 austerity budget proposal after smaller-than-expected $840 million cut in defense spending.
Iran: US-Israel Arms Deal Will Destabilize RegionIran has denounced a deal for the US to sell advanced missiles and aircraft to Israel, saying it will only serve to destabilize the region.
US-Israel Arms Deal Sends ‘Clear Signal’ to IranA multi-billion dollar arms deal with Israel is designed to send a “clear message” to Iran, says US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Hagel: 'Everything On Table' As US Cuts DefenseUS Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says Pentagon must "put everything on the table" as it struggles to adjust to major spending cuts.
N. Korea Approves 'Merciless' Strikes Against USNorth Korea says it has final approval to launch "merciless" military strikes against US, involving use of "cutting-edge" nuclear weapons.
US Deploys Destroyer Off Tense Korean PeninsulaThe United States has placed a destroyer off the South Korean coast to defend against a possible missile strike.
Hagel: US Prepared to Deal With North Korea ThreatDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel US announced that the US is "prepared to deal with any eventuality" from North Korea.
Photo of Dead Arab Children Wins Global AwardA Swedish photographer won the World Press award for a photo of Arab children who were allegedly killed by Israel in defensive operation.
Haifa: Airport Cleared for Security ReasonsPlane owners told to clear the airport for security reasons. Move may be connected to new anti-missile installation.
US Delivers Two Naval Vessels to IraqThe United States has delivered two naval support ships to Iraq, which is seeking to boost its fledgling maritime capabilities.
Senate Set to Consider New Round of Iran SanctionsThe Senate is set to consider a broader round of economic sanctions on Friday against Iran's energy, port, shipping and shipbuilding sectors
Iran Launches Massive 'Velayat-4' Defense DrillsIran launched massive air defense drills across half the country on Monday.
Talks Begin for New Int’l Weapons ConglomerateThe European Aeronautic Defense & Space Co. and BAE Systems say they are in advanced talks for a merger of the firms.
US Positioning Forces in Response to ViolenceThe U.S. military is positioning troops in as many as 18 locations in the Middle East that the Pentagon is “paying particular attention to.”
US Vulnerable to Missile Attacks, Study FindsCritical shortcomings in America’s network of early warning systems and missile interceptors could put the U.S. at risk of missile attacks.
Security Leak Angers Netanyahu, Meeting CanceledPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu dispersed a defense cabinet meeting Wednesday morning due to a leak to the media.
Krauthammer: No Israel Supporters Will Vote ObamaKrauthammer: No one who is pro-Israel will vote for Obama unless they have “been in a coma for three-and-a-half years.”
20 Nations Boost Defense in Mideast WaterwaysIn a move to bolster military strength against Iran, 20 nations will stage an anti-mining exercise in Mideast waterways.
Elbit, VSI Awarded $32M Contract with BoeingElbit Systems and Rockwell Collins, VSI win a new $32 million contract with Boeing to deliver helmet mounted display technology.
PM Netanyahu: Good Defense Costs MoneyPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has scaled down a tax hike on gasoline, but warns the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system costs money.