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Skylark: The drone that dominates the skies of Gaza

All-female IDF unit uses miniature drones to keep an eye on Hamas activity in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2016, 2:47 PM

Liberman: Unconditional support for our troops

'Every soldier in a situation of combat, even if he made a strategic error, must have unconditional support from our entire administration.'Kobi Finkler , 9/13/2016, 6:56 PM

Germans told to stockpile food and water in case of attack

For the first time since the end of the Cold War, Germans are told by their government to stockpile food in case of attack or catastropheYoel Domb, 8/28/2016, 9:17 PM

13 Gaza Operation cases against IDF soldiers closed

Army prosecutor closes 13 cases against IDF soldiers, stemming from 2014 Gaza operation. Three soldiers indicted on looting charges.Kobi Finkler, 8/24/2016, 5:56 PM

Heroism in the face of terror

War Hero Avigdor Kahalani awards citations to civilians for bravery shown in the recent wave of Arab terror. Here are their stories.Shai Landesman, 6/22/2016, 11:14 AM

New weapon scopes for IDF soldiers

New Mepro-M5 red dot sight scopes to enter IDF units in the upcoming weeksShoshana Miskin, 12/13/2015, 11:44 AM

Israel to Supply Advanced Artillery to Asia-Pacific Country

Israel's Elbit Systems signs $27 million contract to provide the unnamed country with command systems, long-range artillery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2015, 10:31 AM

Contrary to Rumors: 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, They Should Know Better'

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 Contract 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

Security Wall Completed 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

Liberman: 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

Defense 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' C-130J

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

National Defense Exercise in Schools Across Israel 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

'Mahmoud Abbas: Number One Anti-Semite'

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 Do Not Want Peace - They Want Israel

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' Conference 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

Palestinian 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

Israeli 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

Israel Defense Minister Yaalon to Meet with Hagel at Pentagon

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 Only Serves to 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, Says Hagel

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' Military 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 Any Eventuality' From N. Korea

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 International Press 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

US 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' Air 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 International 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

Report: US Positioning Forces in as Many as 18 Locations

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

New Federal Study Claims US Vulnerable to Missile Attacks

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

Netanyahu Angry over Security Leak, Cancels Meeting

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 For 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