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Watch: IDF successfully tests 'Iron Dome of the Sea'

Naval missile defense system, based on Iron Dome system, to provide crucial defense of Israel's offshore assets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2016, 6:26 PM

Watch: Major naval exercise prepares for ISIS attacks

With one eye on Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, Israeli Navy completes massive Red Sea simulation; plans to build Red Sea border fence.Kobi Finkler, 3/31/2016, 2:29 PM

The Israel Navy vet looking to solve Europe's smuggling problem

Drugs, people, weapons all smuggled daily through Europe via its 'back door' - the ocean. An IDF veteran is leading the fightback.Joe Dyke, 2/11/2016, 2:51 PM

Israel's newest submarine receives welcoming party

The newest addition to Israel's submarine fleet, INS Rahav, received a naval welcoming party as it docked in Israel on Tuesday.Yisachar Ruas, 1/13/2016, 8:22 AM

IDF welcomes its fifth submarine

INS Rahav is 'the most fearsome, advanced and expensive war machine in the IDF's possession,' says President.Gil Ronen, 1/12/2016, 4:28 PM

Son of former Navy commander discharged from military

Admiral Eliezer Marom's son dismissed from Israeli Navy after failing to pass security clearance reviews.Menachem Schwartz, 11/25/2015, 7:02 PM

47 Years Later, Israel Issues Last Report on Sunken Submarine

47 the Israeli Navy has released all the information it has about the sinking of the DakarYaakov Levi, 8/31/2015, 7:37 PM

Defense Ministry Purchases Four Patrol Ships from Germany

Ships to patrol waters near Israel's gas fields; Germany partially funds deal, agrees to reciprocal deal to the tune of 700 million shekel.Koby Finkler, 5/11/2015, 1:43 PM

N. Korea Submarine Missile Allows Covert Nuclear Strike on US

Regime tests nuclear-capable missile from underwater for first time, as officials blame Obama for allowing 'tragedy.'Ari Yashar, 5/5/2015, 5:55 PM

Israel Returns 15 Fishing Boats to Gaza

Despite returning 15 fishing boats confiscated from fisherman who traveled past limit, Gaza complains Israel should return more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2015, 12:40 PM

Germany Approves Fifth 'Special' Submarine for Israel

Answer to Iran deal? Germany gives green light to new advanced sub that can hold nuclear weapons.Hillel Fendel, 4/13/2015, 7:14 AM

Take a Sneak Peak at Israel'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

Watch: 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

Navy Vessels Destroy Smuggling Ships Bound for Gaza

Palestinian Arabs claimed the ships were carrying cigarettes - but cigarettes don't explode from gunfire.Tova Dvorin and AFP, 3/26/2014, 12:42 PM

Watch: Soldiers Sing Shabbat Songs En-Route to Iran Weapons Ship

Having set sail to intercept Gaza-bound weapons shipment Saturday, Israeli Navy soldiers still managed to celebrate Shabbat at sea.Ari Soffer, 3/9/2014, 10:51 AM

Iran: Our Warships Were In Mediterranean Last 4 Years

Iranian naval commander declares ships operating in range of Israeli coast and worldwide for years.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 2/13/2014, 7:11 PM

15 Soldiers Injured in Patrol Boat Fire

15 soldiers injured in a fire that broke out in the water pump of a Dvora-class patrol boat.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/24/2014, 8:26 PM

Capsized Navy Boat is Righted

The small Navy vessel capsized because of a wave created by a larger Navy vessel sailing nearby.Gil Ronen, 1/21/2014, 8:38 AM

Navy Ship Capsizes Near Ashkelon

'Wasp' model ship, one of the navy's fastest and set piece in security patrols, overturns 1.5 km off Ashkelon coast.Ari Yashar, 1/20/2014, 3:24 PM

IDF Remembers 69 Soldiers Who Drowned on Board INS Dakar

Memorial service for the 69 sailors of the INS Dakar held at Mount Herzl. Gantz: 'We do not stop our quest to find missing soldiers.'Tova Dvorin, 1/1/2014, 9:18 PM

Germany to Sell Israel Two Destroyers in 1 Billion Euro Deal

Vessels will reportedly be used to protect Israeli pipelinesArutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2013, 6:38 PM

Biden Flies to Japan as China 'Zone' Standoff Heats Up

Japanese Defense Minister and British Naval Chief of Staff vow unity on escalating standoff with China.Ari Yashar, 12/2/2013, 10:20 AM

US Chief of Naval Operations Visits Israel

Admiral Greenert visits Israel amid shifting regional military influence, Navy Commander Rothberg praises cooperation between the forces.Ari Yashar, 11/25/2013, 9:46 AM

Russia Sends Most Powerful Ships to Mediterranean

In show of force, Russia radically expands Middle East presence by sending 'aircraft carrier killer', nuclear battleship to Syrian shores.Ari Yashar, 11/4/2013, 10:16 AM

Oleh Sailor Tells of His Boyhood Shark Heroics in Florida

Anthony, now training to be an Israel naval warrior, tells Arutz Sheva how he took on a shark at age 6 - and won.David Lev, 9/9/2013, 7:38 PM

IDF Boosts Navy near Lebanon

Bombings, rocket attack followed by news that IDF will station a new, advanced warship on Israel’s northern border.Maayana Miskin, 8/25/2013, 8:28 AM

EUCOM Navy and Israeli Navy Conclude Joint Exercise

A combined Israel Navy and United States EUCOM Naval exercise ended on Thursday after a week and a half.Elad Benari, 8/16/2013, 6:31 AM

Top Syrian Rebel: Israel Attacked Missiles With Submarine

A top Syrian rebel official on Monday said that the IDF had indeed attacked Latakia over the weekend, with a submarine attackDavid Lev, 7/15/2013, 4:27 PM

Two Arab Fisherman Detained Off Gaza Coast

Two Arab fisherman "outside authorized fishing zone" detained off Gaza coast.Rina Tzvi , 6/9/2013, 12:08 PM

Israel Shopping for Warships to Protect Gas Fields

Israel is out shopping for new warships to protect the new Tamar gas field that has just come online to supply natural gas to the nation.Chana Ya'ar, 4/4/2013, 12:02 PM

Post-Marmara: Navy Learns to ‘Speak Air Force’

Navy learns to ‘speak Air Force’ in wake of near-disaster in joint mission.Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 3/27/2013, 11:02 AM

IDF Video: Meet the Soldiers at Sea Who Keep Israel Safe

Ever enjoyed a day on the beach in Tel Aviv or Haifa? Meet the people who allow you to do that., 1/15/2013, 4:14 AM

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

IDF Wounds, then Treats, Gaza Arab Outside Fishing Zone

The Navy shot and wounded a Gaza Arab who refused orders to keep his fishing boat from entering waters under a maritime embargo.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/17/2012, 1:13 PM

US Navy to Briefly Reduce Carriers in Persian Gulf

The U.S. aircraft carrier presence in the Persian Gulf will temporarily decline due to unexpected repairs and unusual maintenance problems.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/22/2012, 7:39 PM

Video: Navy Eliminates Global Jihadist, Hamas TV Hit

Special operation targets terrorist Ahmed Nahel. IDF releases footage from missile-mounted cams.Gil Ronen, 11/18/2012, 8:37 PM

Religious and Married on the Navy's Missile Boat

Arutz Sheva met Lieutenant Chen Shalit, a religious naval officer who serves on a missile boat. "This is a mission," he declares.Elad Benari & Yissachar Ruas, 9/16/2012, 8:42 AM

Barak and Gantz: IDF Capable of Dealing with Any Threat

Defense Minister Ehud Barak and IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz speak to naval graduates, say IDF is prepared to deal with any threat.Elad Benari, 9/6/2012, 3:14 AM

Chinese Ships in Haifa Honor 20 Years' Cooperation

Vessels anchored in Israel to honor 20 years of cooperation between IDF and Chinese Army.Gil Ronen, 8/14/2012, 3:37 PM

Commandos Rescue Family on Sinking Yacht near Lebanon

Elite Navy commandos rescued parents and three children whose disabled yacht was stranded dangerously close to Lebanon early Tuesday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/14/2012, 8:46 AM

U.S. Navy Ship Fires at Boat in Persian Gulf

A U.S. military ship fired at a small boat in the Persian Gulf after it ignored repeated warnings to stop, killing one person.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/17/2012, 8:35 AM

Israeli Navy to Hold Exercises off Greek Island

The Israeli Navy is set to hold exercises using live ammunition off Greece’s Aegean island of Milos with cooperation of the Greek military.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/16/2012, 11:36 AM

IDF Launches New Submarine, a Possible Second Strike Weapon

Israel's fourth Dolphin-class submarine -- able to dive longer and go faster -- was launched from a German shipyard on Thursday.Gabe Kahn and Gil Ronen, 5/3/2012, 5:57 PM

Israel Looks to Expand Navy to Protect Gas Interests

With new sea-borne gas finds under threat from Hizbullah, Iran, and Turkey the IDF is looking to expand its naval fleet.Gabe Kahn., 10/19/2011, 8:28 AM

First Flotilla Ship En Route to Gaza

Deciding not to rendezvous with other Gaza flotilla ships, French vessel 'Dignity' is said to be instead sailing straight for Gaza.Gabe Kahn., 6/29/2011, 10:51 PM

Netanyahu Orders Navy to Interdict Flotilla

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu ordered Israel's Navy to interdict the Freedom Flotilla 2, "by any means necessary."Gabe Kahn., 6/27/2011, 2:49 PM

Navy Commander: Flotilla's Goal Is to Fight the IDF

The goal of the planned flotilla to Gaza is to fight the IDF and not to bring aid to Gaza, says the Navy.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/20/2011, 11:42 AM

Iran Says Its Submarines are in the Red Sea

Military submarines entered Red Sea "for collecting information and identifying other countries' combat vessels," says Iran news agency. Gil Ronen, 6/7/2011, 11:51 AM

Israel Agrees to Pay Mark-Up on Sixth Dolphin-class Submarine

Israel has decided to purchase a sixth Dolphin-class submarine from Germany at full price despite objections from the IDF brass.. Gabe Kahn., 5/5/2011, 9:09 PM

PM to Raise Submarines, PA Unilateralism in Berlin

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu goes to Berlin on Wednesday to discuss submarine discounts and curbing the unilateral declaration of a PA state.Gabe Kahn., 4/6/2011, 8:11 PM

Inquiry to Clear IDF in Flotilla Incident

Turkel Commission will submit the first part of its report on Sunday, will say that IDF’s didn't break international laws on Mavi Marmara.Elad Benari, 1/21/2011, 3:13 AM

Navy Readies for its New Submarines

More soldiers, officers to be trained for submarine posts as Navy readies for two German-made subs.Gil Ronen, 1/9/2011, 9:23 PM

Israel Navy Produces 98th Round of Submarine Commandos

Israel’s 98th Submarine Commando course has ended, marked by a festive ceremony in the Israel Navy Base in Haifa.Hillel Fendel, 12/27/2010, 1:59 PM

IDF Rescues Ukrainian Crew on Sinking Ship

The Israeli Navy and Air Force rescued a crew of 11 Ukrainians whose ship began sinking in a savage winter storm eight miles off Israel’s coast.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/12/2010, 10:39 AM

Navy Chief Hints: Secret Ops against Iran-led 'Axis of Evil'

Maj-Gen Marom: 'Navy has had to stretch its limbs to very distant theaters of operations to fight Axis of Evil led by Iran.' Gil Ronen, 11/30/2010, 9:16 AM

Navy: Unencrypted UAV Signal May Have Caused 1997 Disaster

Navy Commander meets families of 12 soldiers killed 13 years ago in Naval Commando raid on Hizbullah in Lebanon.Gil Ronen, 11/4/2010, 10:04 PM

Discovering the Underwater Missions Unit

Israeli Navy Week: Navy releases a collection of exciting photographs from the tiny, little-known, critical Underwater Missions Unit.Hillel Fendel, 8/10/2010, 12:57 PM