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 TROPHY missile defense system sold to US army

TROPHY missile defense system sold to US army

Israeli-developed system to protect tanks from missiles and rockets sold to US army for use in Abrams tanks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2018 22:44
'Why is having men and women in the same tank a problem?'

'Why is having men and women in the same tank a problem?'

Yesh Atid MK expresses support for mixed-gender tank units, explains the difference between himself and a Jewish Home MK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2018 11:41
Soldier punished for filming himself destroying Hamas post

Soldier punished for filming himself destroying Hamas post

IDF angered after video filmed by soldiers documenting Hamas guard post demolition winds up on prime time television.Tzvi Lev, 11/01/2018 16:52
'Religious officers can be forced to serve in mixed units'

'Religious officers can be forced to serve in mixed units'

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot reportedly rules that religious IDF officers can be forced to command female soldiers.Tzvi Lev, 27/11/2017 11:02
'A danger to female soldiers and their comrades'

'A danger to female soldiers and their comrades'

IDF Fortitude Forum slams deployment of 13 female tank soldiers along southern border. 'Time has come to halt fictional race to equality.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2017 12:56
Women  to begin field operations in armored units

Women to begin field operations in armored units

13 female soldiers who finished tank corps training are to begin operational activity in the coming days. Outcome will be assessed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2017 08:10
'An all-female tank will not operate in Lebanon'

'An all-female tank will not operate in Lebanon'

IDF Ground Forces Commander says mixed-gender combat units are for patrolling peaceful borders, not intended for war.Tzvi Lev, 06/10/2017 16:07
Pilot program for female combat soldiers in trouble

Pilot program for female combat soldiers in trouble

Trainees drop out of pilot program to train female soldiers to serve in armored corps. End of year updates.Kobi Finkler, 14/09/2017 17:37
Historical tanks get new life

Historical tanks get new life

Defense Ministry and Yad Lashiryon announce project to restore fifty historic tanks.Kobi Finkler, 15/02/2017 12:28
Rare Footage: View from a Syrian Tank in Battle

Rare Footage: View from a Syrian Tank in Battle

Video from Syrian army tanks in Damascus battle shows army caution in the face of rebel advantages in urban combat.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 31/10/2013 22:13
Tank Rolls Over, Two Soldiers Lightly Injured

Tank Rolls Over, Two Soldiers Lightly Injured

Accident occurred near Shizafon base in South, soldiers treated by army medics on scene.Adam Ross, 11/10/2013 08:10
Israel Intensifies Warning to Syria Over Golan

Israel Intensifies Warning to Syria Over Golan

Israel has allegedly reiterated its warnings to Syria over the Golan Heights, threatening the IDF will attack Syrian tanks on its border.Chana Ya'ar, 09/06/2013 11:33
IDF Jeep Hit by Syrian Gunfire on Golan Heights

IDF Jeep Hit by Syrian Gunfire on Golan Heights

An Israeli military jeep was hit Monday by Syrian gunfire on the Golan Heights.Chana Ya'ar, 05/11/2012 22:01
Soldier Strays into PA Village

Soldier Strays into PA Village

IDF soldier mistakenly enters the village Nur a-Shams east of Tulkarm. He is handed back safe and sound.Gil Ronen, 10/06/2012 22:18
IDF Installing Tank Black Boxes

IDF Installing Tank Black Boxes

The IDF has equipped many of its tanks with data recorder “black boxes” that will record vital information on the tank's movements and status.David Lev, 04/05/2011 02:12
Tank Soldier Injured in Training

Tank Soldier Injured in Training

A member of the IDF Armored Corps was injured during a training accident at the Shizafon base in Southern Israel on Tuesday.Gabe Kahn., 23/03/2011 08:43
New IDF System Changes The Rules

New IDF System Changes The Rules

IDF's new Trophy-Windbreaker anti-missle system is "wonderful and unexpected," according to Brigadier General (Res.) Avigdor Kahalani.Gabe Kahn., 02/03/2011 22:51
Actors Train IDF Soldiers

Actors Train IDF Soldiers

IDF Soldiers underwent a special training program involving none other than actors who presented possible situations at military checkpoints.Elad Benari, 25/01/2011 05:15
Israel Foils Gaza Bomb Attempt

Israel Foils Gaza Bomb Attempt

Israeli tanks and bulldozers crossed into Gaza and killed one terrorist after a bomb exploded. Israeli forces were not injuredTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 18/01/2011 17:10
IDF, Hamas Beef Up Weapons

IDF, Hamas Beef Up Weapons

The IDF is beefing up tanks aside Gaza with better defense systems in the wake of terrorists’ use of advanced anti-tank missiles. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 21/12/2010 14:57
Soldier Hurt in Tank Shell Blast

Soldier Hurt in Tank Shell Blast

Soldier suffers moderate wounds in the course of training in Golan Heights, when a tank shell exploded near him.Gil Ronen, 15/11/2010 20:12
‘Trophy’ Tank Defense in Action

‘Trophy’ Tank Defense in Action

The IDF is showing off its new Trophy "wind jacket" tank defense system Tuesday with its first appearance in a joint combat exercise. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/10/2010 11:00
Father of Merkava to be Buried

Father of Merkava to be Buried

Israel Tal, 'father of the Merkava tank' is to be buried Sunday. Ashkenazi: "His contribution to Israel's security is impossible to measure."Eli Stutz, 12/09/2010 11:35
IDF Tanks Kill Terrorist

IDF Tanks Kill Terrorist

The incident took place near Nir Am on the border with Gaza. At least two terrorists were hit.Gil Ronen, 21/07/2010 17:51
Israel's Trophy Anti-RPG System

Israel's Trophy Anti-RPG System

Israel’s Trophy futuristic double-radar anti-RPG system will soon be installed on US Army armored vehicles in Iraq on a trial basis.Hillel Fendel, 24/06/2010 14:53
Israel Upgrades Turkish Tanks

Israel Upgrades Turkish Tanks

Despite Turkish antagonism towards Israel, business is business: A joint Turkish-Israeli project to upgrade 170 Turkish tanks has been completed.Hillel Fendel, 07/04/2010 19:55