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Defense Ministry accelerating purchases from Israeli suppliers

The Ministry of Defense accelerates 'Blue and White' procurement and production independence in Israel: It will purchase from the Imco Group systems for the Merkava tanks and Namer and Eitan APCs.

Defense Ministry accelerating purchases from Israeli suppliers

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US missile defense system had 25% success rate during Iran attack

Of 8 SM-3 interceptors, only 2 reportedly intercepted their ballistic missile targets. US pilots and radar were instrumental in repelling Iran's 320 missiles and drones.

US missile defense system had 25% success rate during Iran attack

Review of Iran's first direct attack on Israel, April 14, 2024

What missiles were launched, who participated, and what Tehran is trying to tell the Iranians about its utter failure to strike Israel. Report.

Review of Iran's first direct attack on Israel, April 14, 2024

Iranian Attack:

5 billion shekels in a single night

The former economic advisor to the Chief of Staff, Col. (Res.) Ram Aminach, argues that the defense budget should be increased due to the intensification of the Iranian threats.

5 billion shekels in a single night

Might and morality: Israel's military priorities

Israel must recalibrate its military strategy to prioritize lethal efficiency over the pursuit of artificial moral superiority. It is not more moral to endanger IDF soldiers or prolong the war. Op-ed.

Might and morality:  Israel's military priorities

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Israeli company to participate in UAE military exhibition

Elbit Systems will present various military technologies, including missile systems and drones at the IDEX military exhibition in Abu Dhabi.

Israeli company to participate in UAE military exhibition

12 charged by US for sending military tech to Russia

Two European companies also charged for scheme to illegally send sensitive US technology to Russia.

12 charged by US for sending military tech to Russia

America’s biggest military stories in 2021

Amid challenging times, here are the five gravest challenges the Pentagon faced during the past 12 months: Op-ed.

America’s biggest military stories in 2021

Iran reports successful test of missile defense system

Iran claims successful live-fire testing of newly unveiled Khordad 15 surface-to-air missile defense system.

Iran reports successful test of missile defense system

US to move missile systems from Middle East

US dismantles, moves missile batteries, air defense systems, from Middle East to more significant locations, report says.

US to move missile systems from Middle East

The Golani Brigade prepares for war

Top infantry brigade finishes week-long exercise training it for war against Hezbollah.

The Golani Brigade prepares for war

David's Sling wins US Technology Pioneer Award

Israeli medium-range missile defense system wins prestigious award at Multinational Ballistic Missile Defense Conference in Boston.

David's Sling wins US Technology Pioneer Award

Czech Army wants to buy Israeli APC

According to reports, the Czech army has requested purchase of Namer APC, considered one of the world's most advanced.

Czech Army wants to buy Israeli APC

First US military base in Israel

First of its kind missile defense base built within IDF base in the south.

First US military base in Israel

'Put an Iron Dome in South Korea'

Retired Marine Corps Lt. Col. North calls on US to pressure Israel into providing missile defense systems to defend against North Korea.

'Put an Iron Dome in South Korea'

Watch: New IDF APC upgraded for urban warfare

The IDF announced that the 'Namer' APC has received a serious upgrade, with a 30 mm cannon added to improve its urban warfare capabilities.

Watch: New IDF APC upgraded for urban warfare

US missile defense may not protect against nukes

Experts say US missile defense system is 'not there yet.' Expert: I would not say we are comfortably ahead of the threat.

US missile defense may not protect against nukes

Netanyahu: Trump added $75 million in defense aid to Israel

PM Netanyahu says at Yom Yerushayim event that Washington has increased funding for Israel's missile defense program after Trump visit.

Netanyahu: Trump added $75 million in defense aid to Israel

PM: Whoever threatens our existence puts himself in danger

Israel's newest missile defense system becomes operational. PM: 'David's Sling is in our skies and David's shield is on our flag.'

PM: Whoever threatens our existence puts himself in danger

'Arrow used to destroy Syrian ballistic threat'

Senior IDF officer says Arrow-3 missile defense system used against Syrian missile posing "ballistic threat" to Israel over weekend.

'Arrow used to destroy Syrian ballistic threat'

Family murderer connected to slain teen?

Rada family sources demand examining possible link between Tair's murder and Migdal murderer Nadav Sela. Ilana Rada refuses comment.

Family murderer connected to slain teen?

Senate approves missile defense aid for Israel

Senate passes defense policy bill which includes more than $600 million for missile defense cooperation with Israel.

Senate approves missile defense aid for Israel

American officials: Missile aid should be part of new deal

Officials in Washington explain the White House's objection to Congressional proposal to increase funding for Israeli missile defense.

American officials: Missile aid should be part of new deal

Watch: Israel's amazing new APC can't be stopped

New Engineering Namer variant could prove crucial in future guerrilla warfare; capable of constructing bridges over obstacles.

Watch: Israel's amazing new APC can't be stopped

In the shadow of Iran, Israeli-US joint defense drill a success

'Juniper Cobra' exercise simulates real-life scenarios - including the threat of multiple air and missile attacks from north and south.

In the shadow of Iran, Israeli-US joint defense drill a success

IDF tests new digital 3-D map command system

With the 'Noked' command system, commanders will have a clear picture of the battle, seeing exactly where each unit is located.

IDF tests new digital 3-D map command system

Watch: Special interview with Col. Avi Har Even

From today's edition of ILTV, former space agency head discusses missile defense.

Watch: Special interview with Col. Avi Har Even

Defense Ministry's 'Arrow 3' missile interceptor test a success

Defense Ministry says the interceptor performed all phases of flight as planned, and destroyed the target.

Defense Ministry's 'Arrow 3' missile interceptor test a success

Iran is Smuggling Precision Missiles to Hezbollah

Top colonel in missile defense system says Iran upgrading warheads to give Hezbollah pinpoint accuracy in striking Israel.

Iran is Smuggling Precision Missiles to Hezbollah

US Lawmakers Call for Increase in Missile Defense Aid to Israel

Bipartisan request to House committee cites increased threat from Hezbollah, Iran; notes aid 'in America's interest'.

US Lawmakers Call for Increase in Missile Defense Aid to Israel

Video: Jihadists Produce Gaza's First Domestic Missile Launcher

Mujahideen Brigades boasts new anti-tank missile launcher in video, shows growing domestic military industry.

Video: Jihadists Produce Gaza's First Domestic Missile Launcher

Israel, US Successfully Test New Missile Defense System

"David's Sling" designed to bridge the gap between long-range Arrow and short-range Iron Dome systems.

Israel, US Successfully Test New Missile Defense System

Congress, Jewish Leaders Gear Up for Iron Dome Tribute

Members of Congress to unite, along with leaders of the Jewish community, to pay tribute to the success of Iron Dome.

Congress, Jewish Leaders Gear Up for Iron Dome Tribute

Republicans: The Facts Are Clear, Obama 'No Friend of Israel'

The RJC released an ad highlighting discrepancy between President Obama's rhetoric regarding support for Israel's security and his actions.

Republicans: The Facts Are Clear, Obama 'No Friend of Israel'

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.

F-35 Stealth Fighter to Be Based in Negev

IDF's New Solution to Sniper Fire

The IDF has a new solution to sniper fire, the Israel Defense site reveals.

IDF's New Solution to Sniper Fire

IDF Wants Robot Strike Force

Robots to lead the way in the first stage of engagement, in which there is usually a greater danger of casualties.

IDF Wants Robot Strike Force

Iranian Submarine Departs Red Sea

Iran's submarine Yunis has concluded a 66 day mission in the Red Sea defense analysts say was likely aimed at Israel.

Iranian Submarine Departs Red Sea

Iran Tests New Radar System During Wargames

Iran tests new radar system to warn Israel and US against possible attack during its 10-day "Great Prophet 6" war games.

Iran Tests New Radar System During Wargames

Paris Air Show to Feature Top Israeli Technology

At next week's Paris Air Show, Israel will, once again, put on display some of the groundbreaking defensive and weapons systems developed here.

Paris Air Show to Feature Top Israeli Technology

Can Russia Swallow an ABM System in Rumania?

Russia objected to a US ABM system in Poland and the Czech Republic and the US backed down. Now a system is slated for Romania.

Can Russia Swallow an ABM System in Rumania?

New System Saves Soldiers from Missile Strike - Again

The IDF's 'Windbreaker' tank defense system works again, as terrorists' anti-tank missile narrowly misses troops.

New System Saves Soldiers from Missile Strike - Again

New Defense System Foils Anti-Missile Attack from Gaza

The IDF’s new “Trophy” system intercepts a Gaza terrorist anti-tank missile for the first time. Helicopters hover over Gaza after RPG attack.

New Defense System Foils Anti-Missile Attack from Gaza

Successful Test as Trophy System Takes Out Rocket

The “Trophy” tank protection system aced a test Wednesday, taking out an anti-tank rocket during a Golan exercise.

Successful Test as Trophy System Takes Out Rocket

IDF Beefs Up Tanks in Gaza as Terrorists Improve Weapons

The IDF is beefing up tanks aside Gaza with better defense systems in the wake of terrorists’ use of advanced anti-tank missiles.

IDF Beefs Up Tanks in Gaza as Terrorists Improve Weapons

Barak to Gates: Buy 'Namer' Vehicles for US Army

Defense minister meets his US counterpart in Washington, says Syria and Hizbullah eroding Israel's qualitative advantage.

Barak to Gates: Buy 'Namer' Vehicles for US Army

Israel Ready to Export Advanced 'Merkava 4' Tank

Israel to sell Merkava 4 tanks, Tiger APC for the first time.

Israel Ready to Export Advanced 'Merkava 4' Tank

IDF Holds Complex Joint Combat Exercise Demonstration

New tank and anti-tank defense system used for the first time during a demonstration at Negev base starting ten day joint exercise.

IDF Holds Complex Joint Combat Exercise Demonstration

IDF Shows Off ‘Trophy’ Tank Defense System

The IDF is showing off its new Trophy "wind jacket" tank defense system Tuesday with its first appearance in a joint combat exercise.

IDF Shows Off ‘Trophy’ Tank Defense System

Israeli Firm Develops 'Stealth Paint' for Aircraft

The Israel Air Force may soon be flying under the radar – even when it isn't – thanks to a new “stealth paint” developed with nanotechnology.

Israeli Firm Develops 'Stealth Paint' for Aircraft

New Protection for IDF Namer APCs

The IDF is about to acquire new protection for its Namer armored personnel carrier – the Spurred Arrow.

New Protection for IDF Namer APCs

Fire-Breathing Robot among Rafael's New Tech Developments

New robotic system developed by Rafael shoots fiery darts that burn up IED explosive charges. 'Trophy' tank defense system going operational.

Fire-Breathing Robot among Rafael's New Tech Developments

IDF Prepares for Large-Scale Missile Attack

What happens if Lebanon, Iran and Gaza attack Israel all at once with Kassam, Shihab, and Fajr missiles? The Air Force is getting ready.

IDF Prepares for Large-Scale Missile Attack

Israel's Bunker-Buster Bird-Scaring Technology

Israel's scariest military technology can use sound waves to kill a man ten meters away. Its mild-mannered alter-ego is used to scare birds away.

Israel's Bunker-Buster Bird-Scaring Technology

Advanced Spike Missile Unveiled

Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. has unveiled a new version of its Spike missiles – the Spike non-line of sight (NLOS) missile.

Advanced Spike Missile Unveiled

Juniper Cobra: Live Fire Test

The Patriot missile system is tested live as part of a joint Israel-U.S. exercise.

Juniper Cobra: Live Fire Test

Tarantula System Offers Seismic Sensor Security

A new seismic-based system created in Israel offers a new line of defense against underground tunneling terrorists and surface infiltrations.

Tarantula System Offers Seismic Sensor Security

Israeli Firm Unveils 'Sixth Sense' to Help Fight US Urban Terror

Terrorist beware: an Israeli firm has unveiled two new systems aimed at fighting terrorists and crime in urban centers in the U.S. and elsewhere.

Israeli Firm Unveils 'Sixth Sense' to Help Fight US Urban Terror

Iran Tests Advanced Missiles, Threatens Israel

Iran tested advanced missiles Monday after two days of war games, and threatened Israel on state television.

Iran Tests Advanced Missiles, Threatens Israel

American 'Peace Now' Opposes Iran Sanctions

The American chapter of Peace Now has slammed a move to pressure Iran to halt nuclear activity by imposing further sanctions.

American 'Peace Now' Opposes Iran Sanctions