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Watch: Navy exercise in the Red Sea

Submarine and missile boat training exercise in Red Sed Sea draws to a close.

Watch: Navy exercise in the Red Seaplayer

US nuclear submarine hits 'object' in Asia-Pacific region

Incident did not result in any life-threatening injuries, the US military said.

US nuclear submarine hits 'object' in Asia-Pacific regionplayer

Watch: Israeli navy takes you on training exercise in Red Sea

An Israeli Navy crew provides an inside look at everyday life on a guard boat protecting the country's shores.

Watch: Israeli navy takes you on training exercise in Red Seaplayer

Watch: Israeli ship attacked during Second Lebanon War

Hezbollah releases footage of missile attack on the INS Hanit during the Second Lebanon War in July of 2006.

Watch: Israeli ship attacked during Second Lebanon Warplayer

Chief of Staff awards citation to Navy's Commando Unit

Israeli Navy honored for series of operational activities over the last year.

Chief of Staff awards citation to Navy's Commando Unitplayer

'IDF Navy will continue protecting Israel's borders'

IDF Navy officer relates to the incident which took place near the northern shores of Israel

'IDF Navy will continue protecting Israel's borders'

Israel inaugurates INS Magen ship in Germany

Israel's first Sa'ar 6 corvette officially named in Germany.

Israel inaugurates INS Magen ship in Germanyplayer

Iran reveals new cruise missile submarine

Iranian military launches 'Fateh' submarine, capable of launching cruise missiles as 'deterrent' against US.

Iran reveals new cruise missile submarine

Israeli Navy to receive electronic warfare suites

Elbit Systems awarded $85 million contract to supply EW suites to Israeli Navy.

Israeli Navy to receive electronic warfare suites

Gaza 'flotilla' boat stopped by Israeli Navy

Israeli navy seizes boat with a few boxes of medical supplies attempting to break blockade of Gaza.

Gaza 'flotilla' boat stopped by Israeli Navy

Gazans planned terror attack against Israeli Navy

IDF, Shabak, foil elaborate Islamic Jihad terror attack against Israeli Navy.

Gazans planned terror attack against Israeli Navyplayer

Missing Jewish female submarine officer honored on Women's Day

Argentina’s Jewish community honors country’s first female submarine officer, lost at sea last November

Missing Jewish female submarine officer honored on Women's Day

End of missing submarine mystery

Kim Wall boarded the craft as part of a story she was writing. She never returned, and the submarine owner told police he buried her at sea.

End of missing submarine mystery

USS George H.W. Bush arrives in Israel

US aircraft carrier arrives in Israel for the first time in 17 years; US Navy: Visit symbolizes steadfast cooperation, shared values.

USS George H.W. Bush arrives in Israelplayer

Officials: Iran attempted missile launch from submarine

U.S. officials say Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a submarine in the Strait of Hormuz.

Officials: Iran attempted missile launch from submarine

Abu Dhabi-based company to build Israel’s new fleet

An Abu Dhabi-based company that is partly owned by Lebanese businessman, Iskandar Safa, will be building four new warships for Israel.

Abu Dhabi-based company to build Israel’s new fleet

Navy begins takeover of women's flotilla to Gaza

The Israeli Navy began Wednesday to prepare its takeover of women's flotilla which is attempting to break what it terms the "siege" of Gaza.

Navy begins takeover of women's flotilla to Gaza

Watch: Israeli Navy wraps up major exercise

Advanced, long-range sea-to-sea missiles featured during two-week exercise simulating attacks on Israeli waters.

Watch: Israeli Navy wraps up major sea-warfare simulationplayer

IDF successfully tests 'Iron Dome of the Sea'

Naval missile defense system, based on Iron Dome system, to provide crucial defense of Israel's offshore assets.

Watch: IDF successfully tests 'Iron Dome of the Sea'

Watch: Major naval op. prepares for ISIS attacks

With one eye on Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, Israeli Navy completes massive Red Sea simulation; plans to build Red Sea border fence.

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The Israel Navy vet looking to solve EU smuggling

Drugs, people, weapons all smuggled daily through Europe via its 'back door' - the ocean. An IDF veteran is leading the fightback.

The Israel Navy vet looking to solve Europe's smuggling problem

Israel's newest submarine receives welcoming party

The newest addition to Israel's submarine fleet, INS Rahav, received a naval welcoming party as it docked in Israel on Tuesday.

Israel's newest submarine receives welcoming party

IDF welcomes its fifth submarine

INS Rahav is 'the most fearsome, advanced and expensive war machine in the IDF's possession,' says President.

IDF welcomes its fifth submarineplayer

Son of former Navy commander discharged from IDF

Admiral Eliezer Marom's son dismissed from Israeli Navy after failing to pass security clearance reviews.

Son of former Navy commander discharged from military

47 Years Later, Israel Issues Last Report on Dakar

47 the Israeli Navy has released all the information it has about the sinking of the Dakar

47 Years Later, Israel Issues Last Report on Sunken Submarine

Defense Ministry Purchases German Patrol Ships

Ships to patrol waters near Israel's gas fields; Germany partially funds deal, agrees to reciprocal deal to the tune of 700 million shekel.

Defense Ministry Purchases Four Patrol Ships from Germany

N. Korea Sub Missile for Covert Nuke Strike on US

Regime tests nuclear-capable missile from underwater for first time, as officials blame Obama for allowing 'tragedy.'

N. Korea Submarine Missile Allows Covert Nuclear Strike on US

Israel Returns 15 Fishing Boats to Gaza

Despite returning 15 fishing boats confiscated from fisherman who traveled past limit, Gaza complains Israel should return more.

Israel Returns 15 Fishing Boats to Gaza

Germany: Fifth 'Special' Submarine for Israel

Answer to Iran deal? Germany gives green light to new advanced sub that can hold nuclear weapons.

Germany Approves Fifth 'Special' Submarine for Israel

Israeli Navy's Secret Submarine Fleet

Israel's nuclear-capable INS Tanin able to operate deep within enemy territory - to lethal effect.

Take a Sneak Peak at Israel's Secret Submarine Fleetplayer

Israel Welcomes Fourth Nuclear Stealth Submarine

Netanyahu calls new INS Tanin 'a clear and pointed message to Israel's enemies'; navy flotilla welcomes most expensive IDF craft.

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Navy Destroys Smuggling Ships Bound for Gaza

Palestinian Arabs claimed the ships were carrying cigarettes - but cigarettes don't explode from gunfire.

Navy Vessels Destroy Smuggling Ships Bound for Gaza

Watch: Soldiers Sing Shabbat Songs at Sea

Having set sail to intercept Gaza-bound weapons shipment Saturday, Israeli Navy soldiers still managed to celebrate Shabbat at sea.

Watch: Soldiers Sing Shabbat Songs En-Route to Iran Weapons Shipplayer

Iran: Warships Were In Mediterranean Last 4 Years

Iranian naval commander declares ships operating in range of Israeli coast and worldwide for years.

Iran: Our Warships Were In Mediterranean Last 4 Years

15 Soldiers Injured in Patrol Boat Fire

15 soldiers injured in a fire that broke out in the water pump of a Dvora-class patrol boat.

15 Soldiers Injured in Patrol Boat Fire

Capsized Navy Boat is Righted

The small Navy vessel capsized because of a wave created by a larger Navy vessel sailing nearby.

Capsized Navy Boat is Righted

Navy Ship Capsizes Near Ashkelon

'Wasp' model ship, one of the navy's fastest and set piece in security patrols, overturns 1.5 km off Ashkelon coast.

Navy Ship Capsizes Near Ashkelon

Remembering 69 Soldiers Drowned on Board INS Dakar

Memorial service for the 69 sailors of the INS Dakar held at Mount Herzl. Gantz: 'We do not stop our quest to find missing soldiers.'

IDF Remembers 69 Soldiers Who Drowned on Board INS Dakar

Germany to Sell Israel Two Destroyers

Vessels will reportedly be used to protect Israeli pipelines

Germany to Sell Israel Two Destroyers in 1 Billion Euro Deal

Biden Flies to Japan as China Standoff Heats Up

Japanese Defense Minister and British Naval Chief of Staff vow unity on escalating standoff with China.

Biden Flies to Japan as China 'Zone' Standoff Heats Up