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Israel Asks US for Larger Military Exercise

Israel 'upset' with U.S. over Iran deal – but not to the extent that it won't cooperate militarily.Hillel Fendel, 8/14/2015, 2:40 PM

Watch: Defense Ministry Conducts Missile Test

Sudden noise startles commuters; Ministry stresses that launch was planned far in advance.Tova Dvorin, 5/5/2015, 9:10 AM

Israel-US Defense Ties Remain Strong, Despite Rift

Defense ministry official says defense dialogue still 'deep, intensive,' notes Obama threat of 'reassessing' will need clarification.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2015, 11:32 AM

India's New Domestic Defense Focus Good for Israel

Indian PM Modi launches shift away from defense import, Israel welcomes opportunity for increased joint production of military hardware.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2015, 11:12 AM

Israeli Defense Minister to Visit India

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon will depart for New Delhi in about two weeks to meet with top defense and political officials.Yaakov Levi , 2/5/2015, 1:51 PM

'Hezbollah Started this Round'

MKs and party leaders urge strong IDF response to Hezbollah attack Wednesday night, say Israel must provide deterrence.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2015, 6:14 PM

US Army Awards 12.7M to Israeli Defense Company

Grant to provide Apache helmets to the US Army in latest cooperative move with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2014, 11:01 AM

Wall to Protect Infiltration from Terrorists

The construction of a security wall near Sha'arei Tikva, at the point where thousands of illegal enter each month, has been completed.Ido Ben-Porat and Cynthia Blank, 10/2/2014, 8:21 AM

Jordan's Stability 'Vital' to Israel's Security

Foreign Minister says Israel 'will do everything to maintain the stability of Jordan' following threats from ISIS takeover.Tova Dvorin and Elad Benari, 6/30/2014, 6:29 PM

Experts Warn Israel of Possible ISIS Threat

Expert: battle between Islamist, Iraqi forces can snowball to cause terrorism closer to home - and IDF should prepare itself in the interim.Tova Dvorin, 6/13/2014, 12:05 PM

Top IDF Officer: Israelis Have Lost Faith in IDF

Whilst condemning Yitzhar extremists, top officer slams defense establishment for refusing to take decisive action against Israel's enemies.Yaakov Levi , 4/10/2014, 8:31 AM

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.'Tova Dvorin, 4/9/2014, 9:39 PM

Lockheed Martin Opens in Israel

Israeli branch, in Be'er Sheva, established to support IDF and campaign to develop the Negev, CEO says.Tova Dvorin, 4/9/2014, 4:41 PM

Defense Drill in Israeli Schools Monday

Siren to sound at 10:05 am to begin the national defense drill; exercises, simulations to be held.Tova Dvorin, 2/23/2014, 1:04 PM

Israel, Kazakhstan to Strengthen Economic Ties

Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak meets with Kazakhstan's president to discuss possibilities for closer cooperation.Tova Dvorin , 2/21/2014, 1:15 AM

Israel Produces 'Laser Beam' Defense Technology

Dubbed the 'Iron Beam,' laser defense system against short-range missiles draws comparison to 'Star Wars' weaponry.Tova Dvorin, 2/16/2014, 2:38 PM

'Abbas: Anti-Semitic Leader #1'

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz, speaking at INSS, blames Abbas for ongoing incitement against Israel by the Palestinian Authority.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 1/29/2014, 7:43 PM

'170,000 Rockets Aimed at Israel'

Israel's Chief of Military Intelligence presents the magnitude of Israel's struggle to defend itself.Tova Dvorin, 1/29/2014, 6:21 PM

India to Buy 15 Drones from Israel

Indian government approves purchase Monday. The goal: to boost India's surveillance capabilities.Tova Dvorin, 12/30/2013, 2:17 PM

'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.’Maayana Miskin, 12/22/2013, 1:21 PM

Reagan: Palestinians Have No Desire For Peace

In special interview with Arutz Sheva, son of former US President Ronald Reagan discusses the importance of Israel's security.Tova Dvorin&Eliran Aharon, 12/20/2013, 1:39 PM

Soldiers Come Under Fire near Lebanon

Gunfire on soldiers as they tour northern border. None hurt.Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2013, 3:11 PM

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'.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 12/5/2013, 4:55 PM

Yaalon at Defense Ministers' Parley in Canada

Moshe Ya'alon travels to Canada for conference of defense ministers, will meet various officials including US Defense Minister Hagel.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 11/20/2013, 9:17 AM

Arabs Attempt to Destroy Vigil Site in Gush Etzion

Lean-to being used by grassroots group in demonstration for Jewish presence at the site destroyed; group declares vigils to continue.Tova Dvorin, 11/17/2013, 8:42 AM

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.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2013, 9:22 PM

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.Kochava Rozenbaum, 8/29/2013, 11:31 PM

Lieberman: Israel 'Not Inactive' on Syria

MK Avigdor Lieberman says Israel would not allow the events in Syria to harm its security - and was already 'taking action.'David Lev, 8/22/2013, 11:44 AM

Defense Minister, US Military Chief Discuss Iran

Israeli radio reports General Martin Dempsey wanted to prevent Israeli preemptive strike on Iranian nuclear program.Ari Soffer, 8/14/2013, 4:47 PM

Defense Minister to Visit Pentagon, Meet Hagel

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon left on Wednesday for talks with US counterpart Chuck Hagel, his first visit to Washington since March.Rina Tzvi , 6/13/2013, 3:39 PM

Israel Launches Home Front Defense Drill

Israel launches a national civil defense drill, which the army said will this year focus on the threat of unconventional weapons.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/26/2013, 3:16 PM

New Protective Suits, Advanced GPS to Arm IDF

The IDF Central Command has begun receiving new riot dispersal equipment, including protective suits for soldiers. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/20/2013, 12:58 PM

Security Report: 16 Wounded in 1 Week

Sixteen wounded by stones, firebombs over past week.Maayana Miskin, 5/19/2013, 8:44 AM

Cabinet to Vote on 2013 Austerity Budget

Knesset meeting on Monday to vote on the 2013 austerity budget proposal after smaller-than-expected $840 million cut in defense spending.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/13/2013, 12:27 PM

Iran: US-Israel Arms Deal Will Destabilize Region

Iran has denounced a deal for the US to sell advanced missiles and aircraft to Israel, saying it will only serve to destabilize the region.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/23/2013, 6:09 PM

US-Israel Arms Deal Sends ‘Clear Signal’ to Iran

A multi-billion dollar arms deal with Israel is designed to send a “clear message” to Iran, says US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.Chana Ya'ar, 4/21/2013, 12:56 PM

Hagel: 'Everything On Table' As US Cuts Defense

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says Pentagon must "put everything on the table" as it struggles to adjust to major spending cuts.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/4/2013, 12:43 AM

N. Korea Approves 'Merciless' Strikes Against US

North Korea says it has final approval to launch "merciless" military strikes against US, involving use of "cutting-edge" nuclear weapons.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/3/2013, 11:39 PM

US Deploys Destroyer Off Tense Korean Peninsula

The United States has placed a destroyer off the South Korean coast to defend against a possible missile strike.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/2/2013, 6:52 AM

Hagel: US Prepared to Deal With North Korea Threat

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel US announced that the US is "prepared to deal with any eventuality" from North Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2013, 3:19 AM

Photo of Dead Arab Children Wins Global Award

A Swedish photographer won the World Press award for a photo of Arab children who were allegedly killed by Israel in defensive operation.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/17/2013, 3:35 PM

Haifa: Airport Cleared for Security Reasons

Plane owners told to clear the airport for security reasons. Move may be connected to new anti-missile installation. Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2013, 4:01 PM

US Delivers Two Naval Vessels to Iraq

The United States has delivered two naval support ships to Iraq, which is seeking to boost its fledgling maritime capabilities. Arutz Sheva staff, 12/25/2012, 2:42 AM

Senate Set to Consider New Round of Iran Sanctions

The Senate is set to consider a broader round of economic sanctions on Friday against Iran's energy, port, shipping and shipbuilding sectorsRachel Hirshfeld , 11/30/2012, 12:47 PM

Iran Launches Massive 'Velayat-4' Defense Drills

Iran launched massive air defense drills across half the country on Monday.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/12/2012, 1:13 PM

Talks Begin for New Int’l Weapons Conglomerate

The European Aeronautic Defense & Space Co. and BAE Systems say they are in advanced talks for a merger of the firms.Scott Krane, 9/16/2012, 10:53 AM

US Positioning Forces in Response to Violence

The U.S. military is positioning troops in as many as 18 locations in the Middle East that the Pentagon is “paying particular attention to.”Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/16/2012, 9:03 AM

US Vulnerable to Missile Attacks, Study Finds

Critical shortcomings in America’s network of early warning systems and missile interceptors could put the U.S. at risk of missile attacks.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/12/2012, 4:34 PM

Security Leak Angers Netanyahu, Meeting Canceled

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu dispersed a defense cabinet meeting Wednesday morning due to a leak to the media.Chana Ya'ar, 9/5/2012, 1:40 PM

Krauthammer: No Israel Supporters Will Vote Obama

Krauthammer: No one who is pro-Israel will vote for Obama unless they have “been in a coma for three-and-a-half years.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/29/2012, 5:37 PM

20 Nations Boost Defense in Mideast Waterways

In a move to bolster military strength against Iran, 20 nations will stage an anti-mining exercise in Mideast waterways.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/18/2012, 3:22 PM

Elbit, VSI Awarded $32M Contract with Boeing

Elbit Systems and Rockwell Collins, VSI win a new $32 million contract with Boeing to deliver helmet mounted display technology.Chana Ya'ar, 5/10/2012, 10:16 AM

PM Netanyahu: Good Defense Costs Money

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has scaled down a tax hike on gasoline, but warns the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system costs money.Chana Ya'ar, 4/1/2012, 3:58 PM

Hate Me, But Fear Me.

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Report: No Iran Nuke This Year - But Maybe Next

Iran hasn't made a final decision to build a nuclear bomb this year, a new report says - but that doesn't mean it won't next year.David Lev, 1/26/2012, 9:41 AM

Billion Dollar Weapons Sale to Asia

Israel Aerospace has won the $1.1 billion prize in competition for supplying weapons systems to an unidentified Asian country. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 1/9/2012, 1:38 PM

U.S. Doubles Aid to Israel's Defense Systems

House and Senate Appropriations Committees approve $237 million in aid in 2012 to Israel's anti-missile systems.Elad Benari, 12/23/2011, 6:11 AM