US Army Buys Its First Iron Dome from IsraelUS apparently won over by performance of anti-missile system in Gaza war; move may mean Iron Dome to be covered by US defense budget.
US War on ISIS Estimated at $780 MillionStaggering estimate only covers past six weeks of fighting, think tank notes. A full war could cost billions.
Netanyahu and Lapid Compromise on BudgetDefense system to receive an additional 6 billion shekels in 2015, according to last minute agreement between PM and Finance Minister.
Netanyahu: Raise Defense Budget by 'Many Billions'Prime minister says 'any responsible leader' faced with growing threats would raise defense budget, as dispute with Lapid deepens.
Ya'alon Warns Against Cuts to Defense Budget"We must not reach a point where we'll look back and say that our failure to invest in security was irresponsible," warns Defense Minister.
Knesset Committee Approves 2014 Defense BudgetDefense budget for 2014 approved, including an increase of 750 million shekels to improve the IDF’s preparedness.
IDF is Allotted 2.75 Billion ShekelsDiplomacy-Security Cabinet gives defense establishment extra budget after IDF says it can cut no more.
Gantz Unveils IDF Restructuring PlanThousands of permanent service soldiers will be let go and some units will be shut down as the IDF restructures.
Feiglin: I Found the Money – We Spent It on OsloFeiglin: We’ve heard how much ‘settlements’ cost, let’s see how much the political left costs.
Talks on Defense Cuts End, No Agreement YetIsrael's security cabinet ends marathon talks on cuts in defense spending. Final decision expected Monday morning.
Lapid wants to Slash Defense BudgetSecurity cabinet meets to discuss proposed cuts in defense spending of over a billion dollars
Gantz: Coordination with Egypt Has Gotten BetterThe coordination between Israel and Egypt has gotten better despite the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood to power, says COS.
Netanyahu, Lapid Agree on Budget CutsFinance Minister Yair Lapid and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu have agreed on a series of cuts, including in the defense budget.
IAF Commander: Arab Spring Could Strengthen TerrorIAF Commander addresses the changes caused by the Arab Spring and says: We cannot cut the defense budget.
IDF: Defense Budget Hike Not Big EnoughThe head of the IDF Stategic Planning division says the IDF needs at least NIS 7 billion more to meet the challenges Israel is facing.
PM Defends Defense Budget HikePrime Minister Netanyahu defended an NIS 1.6 billion increase in defense spending saying it won't impact the socioeconomic agenda.
Steinitz: Arabs 'Too Broke' to Start a WarThere is no need to increase the country's defense budget, says Yuval Steinitz - because Israel's Arab enemies are too broke to start a war.
Finance Ministry Slams BarakFinance Minister Yuval Steinitz says Ehud Barak's call to increase both military and socioeconomic spending will 'enslave Israel.'