News and updates about IAF

Study shows long-term damages of IAF flights over Lebanon

A group called AirPressure has published figures alleging the IAF's responsibility for a range of symptoms in the Lebanese population.

Study shows long-term damages of IAF flights over Lebanon

Egyptian UAV malfunctions, crosses in Israel

Unarmed drone intercepted over Negev by IAF fighters in coordination with Egyptians after accidentally entering Israeli airspace.

Egyptian UAV malfunctions, crosses in Israel

Dozens of IAF fighter jets simulate long-distance attack

The drill comes as part of the largest-ever IDF exercise spanning all army units and a month-long preparation for offensive maneuvers.

Dozens of IAF fighter jets simulate long-distance attack

Report: Russians fire on IAF craft in Syria for the 1st time

S-300 battery, which can only be operated by Russian officers, reportedly launches missile at IAF planes operating in Syria.

Report: Russians fire on IAF craft in Syria for 1st time

First time: IAF flies over Hebron on Independence Day

Yamina party hails IAF flyover of the Cave of the Patriarchs, where the Jewish people's ancestors are buried, on Israel's birthday.

First time: IAF flies over Hebron on Independence Dayplayer

60 IAF aircraft fly over Israel on Independence Day

Naval flotilla in south, bases open to the public, and dozens of aircraft fly over Israeli cities on Israel's 74th Independence Day.

60 IAF aircraft fly over Israel on Independence Dayplayer

Watch live: IAF flyover and Navy flotilla

Flyover app to allow Israelis to follow path and location of the IAF planes, in real time.

Watch live: IAF flyover and Navy flotillaplayer

Independence Day flyover to include Hebron, Gush Etzion

In first, IAF planes to fly over Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria on Israel's Independence Day.

Independence Day flyover to include Hebron, Gush Etzion

After rocket fire: IAF attacks structure with chemical materials

IAF attacks terror targets in Gaza Strip following rocket attack on Sderot. Meanwhile, sirens again sound in south.

IAF attacks underground structure with chemical materialsplayer

IAF ends escape-and-evade exercise in Israel's north

A half-week exercise pitted IAF soldiers against the best search and pursuit units in Israel.

IAF ends escape-and-evade exercise in Israel's north

IAF upgrades with eye on Iran

Air Force sums up achievements under outgoing commander Amikam Norkin, goals of upgrading fleet to 4th, 5th generation aircraft.

IAF upgrades with eye on Iran

Message to Nasrallah: IAF fighter jets conduct flights over Hezbollah strongholds

IAF fighter jets make low-altitude flights over Dahiya district of Beirut hours after Hezbollah drone enters Israeli territory.

IAF jets conduct flights over Hezbollah strongholds

In memory of our two brave pilots

The words beow are dedicated the ascent of the souls of Hen ben Aron and Erez ben David and to the recovery of Ron ben Marina.

In memory of our two brave pilots

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 crashplayer

New details in Haifa helicopter crash: Officer returned to save crew

Investigation finds helicopter which crashed off Haifa coast suffered engine fire, attempted emergency landing.

New details in helicopter crash: Officer returned to save crew

US will sell Israel 12 new helicopters, two tankers

Israel's Defense Min. signs an agreement with US gov't to acquire 12 Lockheed Martin CH-53K helicopters, 2 Boeing KC-46 refueling aircraft.

US will sell Israel 12 new helicopters, two tankers

Dozens of IAF warplanes to take part in simulated attack on Iran

Exercise will take place over Mediterranean Sea. "The aim is to prepare for every eventuality; we will not allow Iran to go nuclear."

Dozens of warplanes to take part in Iran attack simulation

Report: IAF attacks city of Homs in Syria

Syrian media offer contradictory reports on whether Israeli missiles were successfully intercepted in Homs area.

Report: IAF attacks city of Homs in Syria

Watch: Israeli F-15s escort American bomber

Israeli Air Force F-15 fighter jets escort American B-1B bomber over Israeli skies towards the surrounding bay.

Watch: Israeli F-15s escort American bomberplayer

UAE Air Force Commander participates in Israeli exercise

In historic first, United Arab Emirates Air Force, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Al Alawi participates in Israeli 'Blue Flag' military exercise.

UAE Air Force Commander participates in Israeli exerciseplayer

Report: Iran fired at Israeli warplanes in Syria

Iranian forces open fire on IAF planes carrying out operation in Syria, defense officials say.

Report: Iran fired at Israeli warplanes in Syria

President Herzog reconstructs photo of his father on board IAF jet

President Isaac Herzog visits the Tel Nof Airbase accompanied by Israeli Air Force commander Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin.

Pres Herzog reconstructs photo of his father on board IAF jet

Israeli, German air force commanders fly over Israel

Honorary flyover held in Israeli skies as part of the “Blue Flag” exercise, passing over Knesset building and ending over Malcha.

Israeli, German air force commanders fly over Israel

IAF commander orders expert investigation of emergency landing

The commander of the IAF has ordered a panel of experts to investigate the emergency on an IAF plane last Thursday.

IAF commander orders expert investigation of emergency landing

IAF and USAF kick off joint exercise

The United States of America and Israel have begun a biannual aerial exercise codenamed Juniper Falcon.

IAF and USAF kick off joint exercise

IDF attacks Hamas weapons manufacturing site in Gaza

Attack carried out in response to firing of incendiary balloons into Israeli territory.

IDF attacks Hamas weapons manufacturing site in Gazaplayer

2nd generation IAF pilot: I 'meet' my father during missions

Major R., whose father, Ran, died in a helicopter crash, says one of his biggest missions was rescuing a Syrian child during the civil war.

2nd generation IAF pilot: I 'meet' my father during missionsplayer

Bennett: We will consult our friends, but will act when needed

Prime Minister Bennett speaks at IAF course graduation ceremony: Our enemies know we do not hesitate to act when needed.

'We will consult our friends, but will act when needed'

IDF attacks Hamas compounds in Gaza

Fighter jets attack Hamas military compounds in retaliation for the firing of incendiary balloons towards southern Israel.

IDF attacks Hamas compounds in Gazaplayer

First time: Israeli F-35 in international exercise

Israel's newest, most advanced combat aircraft to be used in exercise with US, British, and Italian counterparts for first time.

First time: Israeli F-35 in international exercise

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF strikes weapons manufacturing site, weapon smuggling tunnel and military post in retaliation for rocket fire on Sderot.

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

Celebrating Israel: IAF flyovers, barbeques, musical events - 'The sky's the limit'

Israelis coming out in droves to celebrate their homeland's independence, invincible spirit, and devotion for their Land.

IAF flyovers, barbeques, musical events - 'The sky's the limit'player

IAF prepares for Independence Day airshow

Flying under the theme of 'Israeli Solidarity,' the show will include firefighting and police aircraft and cross Israel from end to end.

IAF prepares for Independence Day airshow

Investigation: Deadly IAF crash caused by previously unknown phenomenon

Final report into crash in which 2 pilots were killed finds plane stalled due to circumstances previously unknown to be dangerous.

Deadly IAF crash caused by previously unknown phenomenon

Air Force trains for surprise war with Hezbollah

Massive 'Galilee Rose' Air Force training exercise ends after 3 days. IAF practices quick mobilization, attacking thousands of targets a day

Air Force trains for surprise war with Hezbollahplayer

IAF begins surprise excercise, increasing its presence in northern Israel

Surprise Israeli Air Force exercise 'Vered Hagalil,' focused on improving IAF combat readiness in northern region, begins.

IAF increases presence in northern Israel

Syria claims Israel attacked in southern part of the country

Alleged Israeli attack comes hours after anti-aircraft missile was fired at Israeli UAV over Lebanon.

Syria claims Israel attacked in southern part of the country

IDF blames loss of control for deadly plane crash

Investigative team releases interim findings in crash of training plane which killed 2 IAF pilots.

IDF blames loss of control for deadly plane crashplayer

Love is in the air...literally

Lieutenant Y describes the delicate balance he needed in order to succeed simultaneously in the pilot's training course and as a newlywed.

Love is in the air...literally

Watch: Israel Air Force pilots answer web's most searched questions

New graduates of the 181st class of the IAF Flight Academy have just completed an intensive and select 3-year course

Watch: IAF pilots answer web's most searched questionsplayer