Israel leads international naval exercise "Mighty Waves"

Joint naval exercise between Israeli, US, French, and Greek navies concludes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2019, 5:22 PM

Israel hosts 'Mighty Waves' four-nation naval drills

Multinational 'Mighty Waves' naval training drill brought together forces from Israel, US, France, and Greece at Israel's Haifa port.AFP, 8/9/2019, 2:27 PM

Nighttime naval rescue near Jordan border

Naval police successfully complete rescue of vessel whose engine stalled in Gulf of Eilat. On board were four adults and four children.Mordechai Sones, 8/6/2019, 9:50 PM

Meet the new class of the IDF's elite submarine unit

After months of grueling navy training, these young men to become new generation of soldiers under sea on IDF's best, newest submarines.i24News, 7/25/2019, 12:56 PM

Israeli naval commandos awarded General Staff citation

IDF chief of staff accepts recommendations of awards panel, also deciding to grant awards to navy missile ship and submarine flotillas.Uzi Baruch, 7/24/2019, 9:29 PM

'You protect the country, filled with a sense of mission'

President Rivlin visits Israeli Navy, during which he tours Gaza maritime border and Tamar gas rig.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 8:29 PM

Naval soldier hospitalized after accidentally eating LSD

Reserve soldier discharged after bringing LSD to base in toffee balls which fellow soldier unknowingly ate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2019, 11:12 PM

Watch: IDF troops take control of foreign cargo ship

IDF receives report of arson aboard foreign cargo ship, works with captain to find, arrest, stowaway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2019, 8:52 PM

Navies of US, Greece, and Israel finish joint exercise

Spokesman says the drill helps teach navy how to deal with the various challenges of keeping open maritime routes to Israel in times of war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2019, 8:08 AM

'Iran is trying to bypass sanctions via the sea'

Prime minister speaks at navy cadets course graduation ceremony. "The navy will have a more important role as Iranian attempts expand."Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 8:46 PM

Iran TV cartoon shows Ghadir sub sinking US aircraft carrier

Iran airs computer-generated animation of US aircraft carrier, four destroyers sunk by Iranian Ghadir-class submarine.Mordechai Sones, 2/6/2019, 12:42 PM

Watch: Israeli Navy trains for combat

Elite Shayetet 3 unit destroys 'enemy vessel' with ship-to-ship missiles in training exercise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2019, 6:21 PM

Letters from American students to Moshe Dayan revealed

On 51th anniversary of INS Destroyer Eilat sinking, letters revealed sent by LA students to Dayan including donation to purchase new ship.Mordechai Sones, 10/18/2018, 3:39 PM

Joint French-Israeli naval exercise

First of its kind exercise between French and Israeli navies prepares both nations for Middle East warfare.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2018, 6:07 PM

Navy tests new torpedo system

IDF completes test of new, more advanced torpedo system that is ready for use in all of Israel's submarines.Kobi Finkler, 6/19/2018, 3:30 PM

Watch: Israeli navy shoots down drone in training exercises

Israeli ship shoots down drone as part of missile boat training exercises.Kobi Finkler, 6/6/2018, 10:51 AM

Meet the Israeli Navy's newest purchase - the Seahawk

Israeli Air Force experiences drastic leap in capabilities with purchase of the Seahawk, the sibling of the venerable Blackhawk helicopter.Yissachar Ruas, 4/22/2018, 4:30 PM

Naval Iron Dome operational

Air Force completes deployment of battery in warship, conducts successful test;System is to protect strategic sea facilities.Mordechai Sones, 11/27/2017, 9:04 PM

Inside the most challenging course in the IDF

Arutz Sheva joins the IDF's Naval Captain's course to see what the future commanders of Israel's ships and submarines must go through.Eliran Aharon, 11/17/2017, 12:46 PM

Navy uses 'smart sonar' to combat Hamas commandos

New 'Simba' sonar system can tell difference between terrorist infiltrator at sea and civilian swimmers and marine life.Gary Willig, 11/3/2017, 9:57 AM

Massive IDF wargames involving tens of thousands of soldiers

Forces to simulate infiltration and takeover of northern village as well as massive fire and IDF attack against enemy in air, land and sea.Mordechai Sones, 9/4/2017, 6:55 PM

A glimpse into one of the world's most powerful ships

Arutz Sheva tours the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. BushYoni Kempinski, Yissachar Ruas, 7/3/2017, 5:29 PM

Watch: Patrol forces surround the South Korean Peninsula

Due to escalating tensions between the US and North Korea, the US Navy conducts new training exercises., 5/4/2017, 12:38 PM

'It is impossible to be a religious naval officer now'

A 19-year-old yeshiva student who had intended to enlist in the Israeli navy tells Arutz Sheva why he may give up on the course after all.Raphael Levy, 3/17/2017, 12:15 PM

IDF commandeers Zaytouna ship

The IDF commandeered the Zaytouna ship before it arrived in Gaza. There were no injuries.Uzi Baruch, 10/5/2016, 7:28 PM

Watch: Exercise of IDF Navy and US Marines

IDF and U.S. special forces conducted a joint exercise in the Negev: "Kaya Green" which simulated a coastal raid in enemy territory.Arutz Sheva, 7/28/2016, 4:38 PM

IDF reveals its deep-water diving bell

Unique underwater chamber enables Yaltam scuba divers to operate at depth of 100 meters.Gil Ronen, 2/25/2016, 7:38 PM

Iran set to return U.S. soldiers later today

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif says sailors to be returned to U.S. navy very soon.Shimon Cohen, 1/13/2016, 7:56 AM

Navy is 'ready for any threat that comes its way'

Surpirse multilevel integrated training scenario illustrates high level of readiness in the navy and commando units.Uzi Baruch, 1/6/2016, 10:09 AM

IDF exercises tackle ISIS, abductions, rockets

Surprise drill ran air, ground, and naval forces through a series of 'worst case scenarios.'Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2015, 9:06 PM

Israel successfully tests 'Iron Dome for ships'

IDF holds successful test of the Barak 8 surface-to-air missile which will help secure Naval vessels.Kobi Finkler and Ben Ariel, 11/27/2015, 2:43 AM

Ya'alon Blasts Flotilla 'of Hypocrisy and Lies'

Defense minister welcomes navy action against flotilla, warns ships only aim to allow weapons to Gaza to be turned against Israeli citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 7:26 AM

Navy Takes Over Flotilla Ship

IDF naval fighters board the Swedish Marianne vessel that was attempting to break the blockade on Gaza. No injuries reported.Elad Benari, 6/29/2015, 5:12 AM

Watch: Joining the IDF Patrol Boat Squad

Arutz Sheva accompanies the #914 Patrol Boat Squad of the Israeli Navy.Yissachar Ruas, 5/22/2015, 1:15 AM

Iran Readies for War, Raises Security Level

As Iranian gears up for a possible showdown with Saudi Arabia over Yemen, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei dismissed what “American threats."Dalit Halevi, 4/19/2015, 9:15 PM

Israeli Navy's Secret Submarine Fleet

Israel's nuclear-capable INS Tanin able to operate deep within enemy territory - to lethal effect.Uzi Baruch, 3/29/2015, 7:33 PM

IDF Appoints First Female Navy Captain

Captain Or Cohen will be transferred to a warship as a deputy commander, and later Cohen will be given her own ship.Yaakov Levi, 11/27/2014, 9:36 AM

'Marine Intifada': IDF Arrests Gaza Fishermen

'Systematic' breaching of naval borders goes on unabated, with Israeli navy forced to open fire and arrest seven Gazans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2014, 12:52 PM

Marine Intifada? Skirmishes Rise Along Gaza Coast

Fisherman bait Israeli naval forces along 6-km nautical border, officers say - and may be looking to reel in intelligence, not food.Tova Dvorin, 10/19/2014, 2:36 PM

Israel Welcomes Fourth Nuclear Stealth Submarine

Netanyahu calls new INS Tanin 'a clear and pointed message to Israel's enemies'; navy flotilla welcomes most expensive IDF craft.Ari Yashar, 9/23/2014, 8:03 PM

Israel to Receive Fourth 'Dolphin' Submarine

State of the art vessel, the most expensive piece of hardware in the IDF's arsenal, will significantly boost Israel's naval capabilities.Ari Soffer, 9/3/2014, 9:26 AM

Netanyahu Calls UN to Investigate Hamas

Speaking before naval cadets, PM Netanyahu says the IDF is the most moral army in the world.Hezki Baruch, 9/3/2014, 3:12 AM

IDF to Decorate Soldiers for Bravery, Courage

Senior officers say a large-scale project launched to determine who will be decorated; Lt. Eitan, Shayetet 13 likely among them.Tova Dvorin, 8/6/2014, 10:34 PM

The Israeli Navy's 'Silent Commandos' in Gaza

The IDF may be primarily using airstrikes to hit Hamas and other terrorists, but the navy is playing a significant role of its own.Kobi Finkler, Tova Dvorin, 7/16/2014, 5:49 PM

IDF Calls Up 40,000 Reservists to 'Hit Hamas Hard'

Cabinet okays massive call-up, signalling imminent ground offensive. Gaza death toll hits 14, including senior Hamas commando.Arutz Sheva, 7/8/2014, 1:41 PM

Navy Fires at Gaza Boats, Injuries Reported

IDF naval force fired at Arab boats that strayed from permitted zone. Gaza press reports two wounded by Egyptian navy.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2014, 7:44 AM

Israel's Naval Commandos Rescue Fishermen

Shayetet 13 soldiers rescue five civilians whose fishing boat sank off Haifa.Gil Ronen, 2/7/2012, 9:13 AM

Iran Thanks U.S. for Rescuing Fishermen

Iran's Foreign Ministry thanked the United States Saturday for rescuing 13 of its fishermen from pirates.Chana Ya'ar, 1/7/2012, 11:17 PM

UK Warns Iran: 'Don't Close Strait of Hormuz'

Britain is warning Iran it may resort to military action if Tehran attempts to close the Strait of Hormuz to Western oil shipping.Chana Ya'ar, 1/5/2012, 3:31 PM

Surprise IDF Navy Drill as Iran Ends War Games

The IDF staged a surprise drill at its base at the port of Haifa as Iran completed “war games” that included a threat on Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/4/2012, 1:49 PM

100th Submariner's Course Graduates

Navy Commander tells soldiers, "From now, covertness and lethality will characterize your mission."Gil Ronen, 12/20/2011, 10:06 AM

IDF: Maritime Terror ‘Daily Occurrence’

The IDF’s Ashdod-based Navy unit deals with terrorist activity on a daily basis, security reconnaissance commander “D” says. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/25/2011, 2:46 PM

Navy has New Commander: Ram Rutenberg

Rutenberg replaces Eliezer Marom who was Navy Commander for 4 years and has completed 38 years' service.Gil Ronen, 10/6/2011, 8:35 PM

‘Remote Control’ May Stop Flotillas

Israel will use unmanned drones to protect Israel’s newly discovered gas fields and is studying high-tech methods to stop future flotillas. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/5/2011, 11:35 AM

VIDEO: Israel Navy in Action

The Israeli navy has come a far way from being a crew of sailors. A new action-packed video shows commandos manning missiles – and boats.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/31/2011, 7:34 AM