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Three UAVs from Syria and Iraq intercepted

IDF fighter jets intercept UAV that approached Israel from Syria. Separately, a corvette missile ship and fighter jets successfully intercept two UAVs that approached Israel from the east.

Three UAVs from Syria and Iraq intercepted

IDF and ISA eliminate Hamas Naval commander

During the war, Ahmed Ali was responsible for attacks on Israeli territory and against IDF ground troops operating in the Gaza Strip.

IDF and ISA eliminate Hamas Naval commander

Gallant aboard Navy ship:

'Maritime aid to Gaza will help overthrow Hamas'

Minister of Defense Yoav Gallant was briefed on the work undertaken to establish a naval pier and routes to enable the distribution of aid to Gazan civilians.

'Maritime aid to Gaza will help overthrow Hamas'

Navy's Missile Flotilla conducts widescale exercise

Increasing readiness in the northern arena, the Israeli Navy Missile Ship Flotilla completed a wide-scale exercise this week.

Navy's Missile Flotilla conducts widescale exercise

Chief Rabbi at naval base:

'War needs both military and spiritual might'

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef visited the Haifa Naval Base where he spoke with soldiers and inaugurated a new synagogue.

'War needs both military and spiritual might'

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Terrorists ambushing troops eliminated from the sea

A building in which terrorists ambushed IDF troops in the central Gaza Strip was identified. Naval forces struck the building and the threat was removed.

Terrorists ambushing troops eliminated from the sea

Military vessel capsizes, seven soldiers injured

Seven soldiers in light condition after vessel capsizes at a base in southern Israel.

Military vessel capsizes, seven soldiers injured

Gallant aboard Navy ship:

'Try to attack Eilat, we will know what to do'

The Defense Minister visited Navy commanders and servicepeople in Eilat and addressed the threat to traffic in the Red Sea.

'Try to attack Eilat, we will know what to do'

Missiles, explosives and guns:

Navy locates dozens of weapons off coast of southern Israel

Divers from the Unit for Underwater Missions located a large number of weapons used by Hamas terrorists in attempts to infiltrate Israel.

Navy locates dozens of weapons off coast of southern Israel

In face of threat from Yemen:

Israeli Navy missile boats arrive in Red Sea area

Following threats from Yemenite Houthis, Israeli Navy sends missile boats towards Red Sea.

Israeli Navy missile boats arrive in Red Sea area

Prime Minister to IDF sailors:

'You are warriors - lions of the sea'

PM Netanyahu visited the Ashdod Naval Base and sailed off the coast of southern Israel.

'You are warriors - lions of the sea'

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IDF naval commandos raid Hamas targets from sea

Shayetet 13 commandos entered Gaza from the sea and destroyed Hamas terrorist infrastructure.

IDF naval commandos raid Hamas targets from sea

Hamas places missile launch pad next to mosque and preschool

The Israeli Navy struck a surface-to-air missile launch pad in Khan Yunis that was situated next to a mosque and a preschool.

Hamas places missile launch pad next to mosque and preschool

IDF naval soldier killed by malfunctioning equipment in north

Female soldier killed, second soldier critically injured, during maritime operation in north.

IDF naval soldier killed by malfunctioning equipment in north

Dramatic footage:

Navy's unit eliminated dozens of terrorists in the Mediterranean

Soldiers in Israel's Navy fired towards terrorists' boats while pursuing by sea those terrorists who escaped towards the shoreline.

Navy's unit eliminated dozens of terrorists in the Mediterranean

Navy investigating migrant raft that washed up on Israeli coast

According to the initial reports, the raft was carrying two men and a child and managed to pass the radar since it was not emitting heat.

Navy investigating migrant raft that washed up on Israeli coast

Navy suspeds reserve officer who refused to report for duty

The reserve rear admiral who did not report for duty in protest of the government's judicial reform plan.

Navy suspeds reserve officer who refused to report for duty

Gallant to naval officers:

'Israel is prepared for any scenario on land, sea, or air'

Defense Minister visits elite Flotilla 13 (“Shayetet 13”) of the Israeli navy.

'Israel is prepared for any scenario on land, sea, or air'

Mississippi:

Israeli Navy raises flag over new landing craft

The INS Nahshon, the first of two such crafts, will serve as a logistical axis for transporting equipment and soldiers.

Israeli Navy raises flag over new landing craft

Israeli Navy, US Fifth Fleet, begin joint exercise

The Israeli Navy, US Fifth Fleet, begin 'Intrinsic Defender' exercise, focusing on naval mines, search and rescue, and underwater medicine.

Israeli Navy, US Fifth Fleet, begin joint exercise

New Commanding Officer of Israeli Navy’s Flotilla 13

'Captain A' to replace Capt. Amir Farhi as head of elite naval unit after 2 years.

New Commanding Officer of Israeli Navy’s Flotilla 13

Watch: Naval flagship fitted with famous Air Dome defense system

Israel’s most advanced naval flagship carrier now has the ability to destroy incoming missiles from enemy warships.

Watch: Naval flagship fitted with famous Air Dome defense system

Lapid to US:

'No one can dictate our rules of engagement to us'

PM tells US: I won't allow an IDF soldier to be prosecuted just to receive applause from abroad.

'No one can dictate our rules of engagement to us'

Israel, US, conclude 'Noble Rose' joint maritime exercise

From the depths of the Red Sea: Joint exercise of the Israeli Navy missile ship flotilla & Shayetet 13 alongside United States Navy forces.

Israel, US, conclude 'Noble Rose' joint maritime exercise

Greek Navy commander visits Israel. Yad Vashem

Chief of the Hellenic Navy General Staff, VADM Stylianos Petrakis visits Haifa naval base, discusses cooperation between navies.

Greek Navy commander visits Israel. Yad Vashem

Watch: Leaked US Navy video indoctrinating 'gender pronouns'

The US is now pushing gender pronoun training videos to its Navy recruits in hopes of indoctrinating a new generation of 'robots'.

Watch: Leaked US Navy video indoctrinating 'gender pronouns'

War with Lebanon? Israel acquires advanced landing vessels

With Iranian proxies closing in on the Jewish State, Israel is trying to increase its attack capabilities ahead of an expected conflict.

War with Lebanon? Israel acquires advanced landing vessels

PM Bennett visits Haifa naval bases

PM receives comprehensive briefing about naval operations from GOC Navy Vice Admiral Salma, tours submarine and missile corvette flotillas.

PM Bennett visits Haifa naval bases

German navy chief resigns over remarks on Ukraine

A highly ranked officer in the German Navy has asked to be relieved of duty after making controversial remarks about the Ukraine crisis.

German navy chief resigns over remarks on Ukraine

Bennett: Subs will ensure Israel's superiority for years to come

Prime Minister Bennett calls Israel's contract for new submarines 'a significant improvement for Israel's security'.

Bennett: Subs will ensure Israel's superiority for years to come

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Brad Cooper, visits Israel

Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, VADM Brad Cooper, met Commander in Chief of the Israeli Navy, VADM David Saar Salama.

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Brad Cooper, visits Israel

Commanders meet, praise survivor of helicopter crash

Navy, Air Force commanders meet sole survivor of helicopter crash off Haifa coast, praise his heroic actions during incident.

Commanders meet, praise survivor of helicopter crash

US Navy tests high-energy laster weapon in Gulf of Aden

A US Navy ship has tested a high-energy laser weapon in the Gulf of Aden, successfully hitting a static target.

US Navy tests high-energy laster weapon in Gulf of Aden

Gantz, don’t abandon the Shayetet fighters!

Israeli Navy veterans who likely contracted cancer due to toxic pollution at Kishon Port should be recognized as disabled veterans. Opinion.

Gantz, don’t abandon the Shayetet fighters!

Senior IDF official: Prepare for Iranian establishment in sea

Senior Navy official on joint exercise with the US, Bahrain and the UAE: We need to strengthen international partnerships.

Senior IDF official: Prepare for Iranian establishment in sea

Israeli Navy hosts senior US naval officers

Commander of US Navy's Fifth Fleet meets with top Israeli brass during his second visit to Israel.

Israeli Navy hosts senior US naval officers

'We will not rest until the last of the terrorists are captured'

Chief of Staff at Naval Academy graduation ceremony: The IDF will defend the border with the Gaza Strip from any attack against Israel.

'We will not rest until the last of the terrorists are captured'

'The strategic importance of maritime space is growing'

IDF Chief of Staff: The enemy uses the sea for terrorist purposes, to transfer weapons.

'The strategic importance of maritime space is growing'

Historic 'Noble Waters' exercise between US, Israeli navies

Israeli Navy and the US Navy's Fifth Fleet hold first exercise in the Red Sea as part of the transitioning of IDF matters to US CENTCOM.

Historic 'Noble Waters' exercise between US, Israeli navies

Arutz Sheva meets Miami’s 'storm watchers'

Within the last few weeks the Miami Air Station has been involved in rescue efforts. Yissachar Ruas met the station staff.

Arutz Sheva meets Miami’s 'storm watchers'

Chief of Staff: We will not hesitate to enter a campaign

Aviv Kohavi: We have expanded our target bank. If the quiet in the South is not maintained we will not hesitate to enter into a campaign.

Chief of Staff: We will not hesitate to enter a campaign

'A naval battle is developing that is not in our favor'

Former Navy commander reacts to attack on Israeli cargo ship, likely by Iranian forces or proxies.

'A naval battle is developing that is not in our favor'

Gantz:

'Strengthening social solidarity is our most important mission'

Defense Minister Gantz speaks at ceremony marking the crrival of the “Oz” component of the navy's new  “Sa’ar 6” Corvettes.

'Strengthening social solidarity is our most important mission'

Watch: 'Flying marines' take over navy vessel

A UK company says it has 'delivered the most intense and enthralling spectacle, often likened to the real life Ironman.'

Watch: 'Flying marines' take over navy vessel

US: Judge rules Jewish Navy sailor does not have to shave beard

Hasidic Navy sailor given reprieve from order to shave after being ordered to do so despite having a religious exemption.

US: Judge rules Jewish Navy sailor does not have to shave beard

Orthodox Jewish US Navy sailor can keep his beard temporarily

De Liscia lost his "no-beard chit" after which the Navy told him to regularly shave his beard or else face “substantial punishment."

Orthodox Jewish US Navy sailor can keep his beard temporarily

Israeli navy opens fire on vessel near Gaza coast

'The threat was removed'. Vessel spotted approaching Israeli navy ship off Gaza Strip coast, prompting Israeli ship to open fire.

Israeli navy opens fire on vessel near Gaza coast

Report: Vaccinated sailors instructed to wear 'green ribbon'

Sailors who received the COVID-19 vaccine were reportedly instructed to wear a green ribbon, to identify those who had not been vaccinated.

Report: Vaccinated sailors instructed to wear 'green ribbon'

German missile ship arrives in Israel

The 'Magen,' the first German Sa'ar 6 missile corvette to arrive in Israel, begins is service as the next generation of the Israeli navy.

German missile ship arrives in Israel

Iran accidentally blocks own naval port with sunken 'US carrier'

Mock US naval carrier sinks in shallow water at entrance to Iran's main naval port, presenting danger to any ship which passes over it.

Iran accidentally blocks own naval port with sunken 'US carrier'

Watch: Navy thwarts smuggling of weapons to Hamas in Gaza

Navy and Shabak forces catch terrorists in vessel trying to smuggle weapons to Hamas from the maritime area in the northern Sinai.

Watch: Navy thwarts smuggling of weapons to Hamas in Gaza

New agreement between Ministry of Defense, Israel Shipyards

MoD will purchase a large floating dock from Israel Shipyards for the maintenance of the Israel Navy’s submarines and Sa’ar 6 corvettes.

New agreement between Ministry of Defense, Israel Shipyards

Chief of Staff tests Navy's battle readiness

Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi holds first of new form of examination of capabilities of Israeli Navy.

Chief of Staff tests Navy's battle readiness

Israel leads international naval exercise "Mighty Waves"

Joint naval exercise between Israeli, US, French, and Greek navies concludes.

Israel leads international naval exercise "Mighty Waves"

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.

Israel hosts 'Mighty Waves' four-nation naval drills

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.

Nighttime naval rescue near Jordan border

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.

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

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.

Israeli naval commandos awarded General Staff citation

'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.

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

Naval soldier hospitalized after accidentally eating LSD

Reserve soldier discharged after bringing LSD to base in toffee balls which fellow soldier unknowingly ate.

Naval soldier hospitalized after accidentally eating LSD