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Gantz first day: Amir Eshel named next Defense Ministry director

Eshel will replace outgoing Defense Ministry director-general Udi Adam.

Gantz first day: Amir Eshel named next Defense Ministry director

Air Force ready to deal powerful blow

Former IAF Commander Amir Eshel: 'Chances of an initiated war against us in north are low.'

Air Force ready to deal powerful blow

Former US Ambassador praises IAF airstrikes

Dan Shapiro says that Israeli Air Force airstrikes on Hezbollah likely stopped war, served an American interest.

Former US Ambassador praises IAF airstrikes

Former IAF commander: Israel hit over 100 Hezbollah targets

Former Israel Air Force commander says Israeli strikes against Hezbollah prevented escalation and acted as a deterrent to war with Israel.

Former IAF commander: Israel hit over 100 Hezbollah targets

Watch: Outgoing IAF chief awarded Legion of Merit

Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force attends IAF change of command ceremony, awards Amir Eshel with Legion of Merit.

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'The Israeli Air Force leads the world'

Major General Amikam Norkin officially enters Air Force Commander post replacing Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, who ends IDF service after 40 years.

'The Israeli Air Force leads the world'

'A brave pilot and a leader'

Major General Amikam Norkin takes command of Israeli Air Force, replacing Amir Eshel after four decades of service.

'A brave pilot and a leader'

Dutch man sues former IDF Chief of Staff

Dutch citizen sues Benny Gantz and IAF commander over the death of his relatives during Operation Protective Edge.

Dutch man sues former IDF Chief of Staff

'Israel can bring 'unimaginable power' against Hezbollah'

IAF head says air force capabilities have grown tremendously since 2006 Lebanon war, ready to be used against Hezbollah.

'Israel can bring 'unimaginable power' against Hezbollah'

Watch: IAF Commander Flies the "Adir" F-35I for the First Time

IAF Commander Amir Eshel flies F35 for the first time, says aircraft part of larger system to upgrade the IAF's capabilities.

Watch: IAF Commander Flies the "Adir" F-35I for the First Timeplayer

IAF bids farewell to Skyhawks

IAF Commander Eshel and other senior officers fly Douglas A-4s for last time as the jet is retired.

IAF bids farewell to Skyhawksplayer

IAF Chief: 'No Restraint' in Next Lebanon War

IAF General Amir Eshel adamant that Hezbollah's 'immoral tactics' won't prevent Israel from attacking civilian areas in next Lebanon war.

IAF Chief: 'No Restraint' in Next Lebanon War

Ashkenazi: Terrorists Can't Conquer Negev, Galilee

Former IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi said that despite the increased risk of terrorism, Israel is much safer today than it was in 1967.

Ashkenazi: Hamas, Hezbollah Can't Conquer Negev, Galilee

Over 930 Terror Targets Hit in Gaza

Defense Minister, Chief of Staff and IAF Commander discuss details of operation after Security Cabinet meeting.

Over 930 Terror Targets Hit in Gaza

IAF 'Ready to Protect,' Officials Say

IAF officials reassure the public: despite budget cuts, Israel can handle any threat - especially in the North.

'If Syria Crosses the Golan Heights Border, Assad will Fall'

COS of the U.S. Air Force Concludes Israel Visit

The Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, General Mark Welsh, departed Israel on Thursday after a four-day work visit.

Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force Concludes Visit to Israel

Gantz: The Flames Are Creeping Up on Nasrallah

Israel must be prepared for any scenario, say leaders who spoke at the graduation ceremony of the IAF's flight course.

Gantz: The Flames Are Creeping Up on Nasrallah

IAF Chief: S-300 is En Route to Syria

IAF Commander Eshel says IAF can deal with all weapon systems. "The question is only -- at what cost."

IAF Chief: S-300 is En Route to Syria; Surprise War is Possibleplayer

IAF Chief: 'Huge Weapons Arsenal' in Syria

Speaking just before the strike against an arms convoy, Maj. Gen. Eshel explained what the IDF is up against.

IAF Chief: 'Huge Weapons Arsenal' in Syriaplayer

IAF Chief Concerned over Hizbullah's UAVs

Israel's greatest concern is increased attempts by Hizbullah to attain accomplishments by sending UAVs into Israel, says IAF Commander.

IAF Chief Concerned over Hizbullah's UAVs

PM: If the Quiet is Violated, You'll Hit Back

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu visits Palmahim Air Force Base, meets pilots who took part in Operation Pillar of Defense.

Netanyahu to Pilots: If the Quiet is Violated, You'll Hit Backplayer

"We Never Dreamt of Such Achievements"

IAF Commander tells new UAV operators: "our expectations are in the sky."

"We Never Dreamt of Such Achievements"player

IAF Chief Says 'Nein' to Volkswagen

Air Force Commander Eshel, son of Holocaust survivor, refused to upgrade his car to a German model.

IAF Chief Says 'Nein' to Volkswagen

F-15 Pilot Recalls Flight over Auschwitz

IDF Website remembers historic moment when three IAF F-15s flew over concentration camp.

F-15 Pilot Recalls Flight over Auschwitz

IAF's New Commander – Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel

Maj. Gen. Eshel was drafted to the IAF as a pilot in 1977. He replaced Maj. Gen. Ido Nechushtan.

IAF's New Commander – Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel

Senior General: Nuclear Iran Could 'Constrain' IDF

Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel says a nuclear armed Iran could limit Israel's options when fighting Hamas and Hizbullah.

Senior General: Nuclear Iran Could 'Constrain' IDF