F-35 Stealth Fighter to Be Based in Negev

F-35 Stealth Fighter to Be Based in Negev

The F-35 stealth fighter planes purchased from the US by Israel will be based east of Be’er Sheva, the IDF announces. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/22/2011, 12:12 PM
US Sells F-16s to Egypt in Grapel Deal

US Sells F-16s to Egypt in Grapel Deal

Egypt came out a big winner in the deal for Ilan Grapel: the US will sell Cairo the F-16 fighter, while Israel frees 25 prisoners.Chana Ya'ar, 10/27/2011, 11:34 AM
Hackers Hit Lockheed Website

Hackers Hit Lockheed Website

Hackers hit Lockheed-Martin, the supplier of F-35 warplanes to Israel. The Pentagon says security was not breached, but data was stolen.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/29/2011, 11:30 AM
Search is On: Name that Plane!

Search is On: Name that Plane!

The IDF announces that it is seeking the help of the public in finding – not a missing person, but a name for its newest plane.Hillel Fendel, 2/28/2011, 11:07 AM
American F-35 Jets Defective

American F-35 Jets Defective

The United States Department of Defense has acknowledged deficiencies and technical shortcomings in the coveted F-35 fighter jets.Avi Yellin, 1/24/2011, 11:09 AM
Barak: Go for Obama's Offer

Barak: Go for Obama's Offer

Defense Minister says Obama's offer would give Israel a total of 40 stealth fighters, which it wanted originally but could not afford.Gil Ronen, 11/15/2010, 9:12 PM
Israel Signs F-35 Agreement

Israel Signs F-35 Agreement

Israel signs agreement to buy F-35 aircraft from the US, future purchases expected.Elad Benari, 10/8/2010, 1:41 AM
Final Approval for F-35 Purchase

Final Approval for F-35 Purchase

F-35 purchase from U.S. gets final approval, Netanyahu says deal will “significantly” improve IDF capability. Maayana Miskin, 9/16/2010, 9:29 PM
F-35 With Israeli Features

F-35 With Israeli Features

Israel moves forward on F-35 purchase after getting permission to install Israeli features, may build F-35 wings.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2010, 10:29 PM
Barak's F-35 Purchase: Maybe Not

Barak's F-35 Purchase: Maybe Not

Finance Min. objects to buying radar-evading planes; Netanyahu agrees to reconsider. Deal comes with defense contracts worth more than the planes.Hillel Fendel, 8/26/2010, 2:56 PM
F-35s Might Not Stop Iran

F-35s Might Not Stop Iran

Defense analysts in Israel raise questions about F-35 warplane's cost, effectiveness, and delivery date, which might not be in time to stop Iran.INN Staff, 8/17/2010, 9:27 AM
Barak Gives Thumbs Up for F-35

Barak Gives Thumbs Up for F-35

Defense Minister approves purchasing the US advanced F-35 Stealth fighter plane that he said will maintain Israel’s aerial superiority.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/15/2010, 3:41 PM
US-Saudi Arms Deal Modified

US-Saudi Arms Deal Modified

US agreement not to sell advanced weapons and aircraft to Saudis may have prompted Israel to buy F-35.Elad Benari, 8/10/2010, 5:38 AM
F-35s on the Horizon for Israel

F-35s on the Horizon for Israel

Israel nears a $3 billion deal for the F-35 plane that would give it a significant military advantage, a US official says. Video: F-35 in flight.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/21/2010, 3:23 PM