Pentagon Downplays Iran's Display of Copied Drone

Iranian military releases a video of a drone it claims to have copied from an American drone downed in 2011. Pentagon unimpressed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2014, 5:46 AM

Pentagon: US to Buy 43 More F-35 Stealth Fighters

$4 billion deal comes on same day as announcement of US sale of F-35 squadron to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2014, 8:43 PM

The Gaza Operation and the US-Israel Relationship

Since Operation Protective Edge, Israeli defense industries have already received urgent procurement orders for arms and munitions worth billions of NIS. The cause is below. Amir Rapaport, 10/28/2014, 11:04 AM

Pentagon: Airstrikes Have Helped Keep ISIS Away from Kobane

Pentagon spokesman warns that the town of Kobane could still fall into the hands of ISIS and that the situation is "tenuous".Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2014, 2:12 AM

Pentagon: No Evidence Civilians Were Killed in Airstrikes

The Pentagon says there is no evidence of any civilian casualties from airstrikes targeting Islamist terrorists in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2014, 6:46 AM

U.S. Confirms Apache Deliveries to Egypt

Defense Secretary Hagel speaks with Egyptian counterpart, confirms the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2014, 4:38 AM

Pentagon Confirms Al-Shabaab Leader Killed in Airstrike

Pentagon confirms death of Ahmed Abdi Godane, says it is a "major symbolic and operational loss" for Al-Shabaab.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/5/2014, 8:45 PM

Watchdog Group: Bergdahl Transfer Broke US Law

Pentagon, Defense Department, and Obama himself may have violated US law in trading captive soldier for top terrorists, group says.Tova Dvorin, 8/22/2014, 10:28 AM

Pentagon on Weapons to Israel: We're Assessing the Process

Pentagon says the process of supplying weapons to Israel is being “constantly assessed”.Elad Benari, 8/15/2014, 6:13 AM

Pentagon: Too Many Civilians Have Been Killed in Gaza

Pentagon says Israel should do more to minimize civilian casualties.Elad Benari, 8/1/2014, 4:14 AM

Pentagon: Iran Has 'Small Numbers' of Operatives in Iraq

The Pentagon says Iran has sent a small number of operatives to help Iraq, but has no "major units" there.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/21/2014, 2:05 AM

Questions and Accusations as Bowe Bergdahl Arrives Home

Soldier returns to US soil amid new evidence that the US Army had horrific conditions and leadership in Afghanistan.Tova Dvorin, 6/13/2014, 2:19 PM

U.S. Suspends Joint Military Drills with Russia

In response to Ukraine crisis, Pentagon announces suspension of all military engagements with Russia.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 5:15 AM

Pentagon Not Concerned by Iran's Threats

The Pentagon has no information that Iranian are approaching the Atlantic, says Pentagon spokesman.Elad Benari, 2/11/2014, 2:45 AM

Pentagon: 'US Would Have No Clue If Iran Got Nuke'

New Pentagon report reveals US unable to detect nations acquiring nuclear bomb, expert notes India example - 'we had no warning whatsoever.'Ari Yashar, 2/7/2014, 9:00 AM

Pentagon Study Vindicates Israel on Iran Nukes

The Defense Science Board has concluded that American intelligence agencies are ill equipped to detect when foreign powers are developing nuclear weapons or ramping up their existing arsenals.Dr. Joe Tuzara, 2/5/2014, 11:38 AM

Report: US Plans '3-Day Attack' on Syria

Pentagon drawing up plans for a more extensive military operation against Assad regime than had been previously planned.Ari Soffer, 9/8/2013, 2:30 PM

U.S. Delays Delivery of F-16s to Egypt

The U.S. is delaying the planned delivery of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt because of the situation in the country, says the Pentagon.Elad Benari, 7/25/2013, 3:12 AM

Report: Pentagon Can Destroy Iran's Underground Nuclear Facility

The Pentagon has reportedly redesigned its biggest "bunker buster" bomb so it can destroy the underground Fordow nuclear site.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/4/2013, 12:22 AM

Pentagon Requests More Funding for Iron Dome

The Pentagon has requested $220.3 million to bolster Iron Dome, despite broader cuts to U.S. military spending.Elad Benari, 4/17/2013, 5:16 AM

Pentagon: N. Korea Can Make a Small Nuclear Warhead

North Korea has the capacity to make a nuclear warhead small enough to fit on a ballistic missile, says to a new assessment by the Pentagon.Elad Benari, 4/12/2013, 4:45 AM

Iranian Jet Tries to Intercept U.S. Drone

An Iranian fighter jet tried to intercept a U.S. Predator drone over the Gulf but backed off.Elad Benari, 3/15/2013, 5:44 AM

Barak, Hagel Meeting Described as 'Warm'

The U.S. will continue to provide Israel with military aid, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Defense Minister Ehud BarakDavid Lev, 3/5/2013, 9:55 PM

Barak and Hagel to Meet at the Pentagon

Barak and new Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will meet Tuesday, making Barak the first foreign counterpart Hagel will meet., 3/3/2013, 5:33 AM

Pentagon Approves Major Expansion of Cyber Security Force

The US has approved an expansion of its cyber security force, in an effort to improve its ability to defend critical computer networks. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/29/2013, 3:15 AM

Possible Suicide in Death of Elite US Navy SEAL

The death of a top US Navy SEAL is under investigation after the Pentagon claimed the Commander did not die in combat.Annie Lubin, 12/24/2012, 4:39 PM

US Sends Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi 20 F-16 Warplanes

Egypt’s unstable Muslim Brotherhood regime, voted into power on an anti-US and anti-Israel platform, is to receive 20 F-16 fighter jets.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/11/2012, 12:18 PM

US May Sell Israel 6,900 GPS Bombs

The United States is considering an Israeli request to buy 6,900 GPS bombs, weighing up to one ton, as Middle East tensions rise. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/11/2012, 10:36 AM

Iran Attempts and Fails to Shoot Down U.S. Drone

An unarmed U.S. surveillance drone was fired at by Iranian military jets last week, Pentagon reveals. The drone was not hit.Elad Benari, 11/9/2012, 5:43 AM

Pentagon Says Book's Account of Bin Laden Raid 'Inaccurate'

Pentagon officials are calling the recently released book that provides a firsthand account of raid that killed Osama bin Laden inaccurate.Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/10/2012, 2:58 PM

First-hand Account of Bin Laden Raid Elicits Wrath of Pentagon

The Pentagon has threatened to take legal action against author who wrote firsthand account of raid that killed Osama bin Laden.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/4/2012, 6:49 PM

Panetta’s Visit Sealed F-35 War Plane Sale to Israel

The Pentagon approved Israeli electronic warfare equipment for the F-35 stealth fighter jet, whose wings will be built by Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/5/2012, 12:19 PM

Pentagon, Lockheed Martin Agree on Israeli F-35s

Pentagon, Lockheed Martin agree to enhance electronic warfare equipment on the F-35 jet and integrate Israeli-unique systems.Elad Benari, 7/27/2012, 2:14 AM

US Warns Syria Over Chemical Weapons

Pentagon officials tell Syria not to 'even consider' using chemical weapons; Israel will secure Syrian stockpiles if regime collapsesGabe Kahn, 7/23/2012, 8:48 PM

Pentagon Boosts Defenses in Persian Gulf

Pentagon is building a missile-defense radar station at secret site in Qatar and organizing largest minesweeping exercises in Persian Gulf.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/17/2012, 4:25 PM

Pentagon: Iran Continuing to Improve its Ballistic Missiles

New Pentagon report finds that Iran’s military continues to improve the accuracy and killing power of its ballistic missiles.Elad Benari, 7/11/2012, 4:15 AM

Panetta Honors Holocaust Victims at the Pentagon

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, attend ceremony in honor of Yom Hashoah at the Pentagon.Elad Benari, 4/20/2012, 5:14 AM

Pentagon to Press for More Money for Iron Dome

Pentagon will press Congress for additional money for Iron Dome. New budget calls for $3.1 billion in military assistance for Israel.Elad Benari, 3/28/2012, 1:15 AM

Pentagon Fears 'Regional War'

US officials are concerned that an Israeli strike on Iran could result in regional war and hundreds of US casualties, after Pentagon gamesGabe Kahn., 3/20/2012, 6:03 PM

Panetta: U.S. Preparing Options for Strike on Iran

Panetta confirms the Pentagon is preparing options for striking Iran, says an American attack would be more effective than an Israeli one.Elad Benari, 3/9/2012, 4:16 AM

Pentagon Has Desk-Drawer Military Plan to Attack Syria: Report

The Pentagon has detailed plans for military action if Obama decides to intervene, CNN says. Satellites are gathering intelligence. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/29/2012, 9:33 AM

Top US General Grilled on Iran Strike

For the second time in two weeks Sen. Lindsey Graham took aim at the Pentagon's top man over deteriorating relations with Israel.Gabe Kahn., 2/28/2012, 10:41 PM

Senators Back Netanyahu in Pentagon Row

US Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham were quick back Israel in a growing rift with the Obama administration over IranGabe Kahn., 2/24/2012, 11:17 AM

Report: U.S. Looking into Military Option in Syria

The Pentagon is currently examining the range of possibilities for action in Syria, including military action.Elad Benari, 2/9/2012, 7:44 AM

Obama Eyes Massive Pentagon Cuts

US President Barack Obama has plans to cut the US military to the tune half a million personnel and as much as $1 trillionGabe Kahn., 1/6/2012, 12:15 AM

Pentagon Successfully Tests Flying Bomb

A warning to Iran? The Pentagon held a successful test of a flying bomb that travels faster than the speed of sound.Elad Benari, 11/18/2011, 6:15 AM

Pentagon Evacuated During 5.8 Quake

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck near Washington, D.C., prompting an evacuation of the Pentagon.Gabe Kahn., 8/23/2011, 9:24 PM

Israel to Buy 4 More Iron Dome Systems with US Aid

Israel will purchase four more Iron Dome anti-rocket systems with US aid, to defend its citizens against terror attacks. Chana Ya'ar, 5/26/2011, 12:52 PM

Report: Iran Could Have Nuclear Bomb in One Year

Iran has the technology to create a nuclear weapon within a year, Western intelligence sources told the London Times.Avraham Zuroff, 8/3/2009, 7:35 AM

Pentagon Halts Israeli Fighter Jet Bid, US a Rival on Tender

The Pentagon commands Israel to withdraw its bid for a $12 billion tender for the Indian Air Force. US companies are now in position to win.Malkah Fleisher, 7/6/2009, 10:57 AM