Post Tagged with: "Gaza"

Israel drone crashes in Gaza

Israel drone crashes in Gaza

An unmanned aircraft of the sort Israel uses for surveillance and missile strikes in Gaza crashed in the south of the territory early on Tuesday, sources on both sides said. “A Sky Rider drone crashed in the southern Gaza Strip […]


Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: reports

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: reports

Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system shot down a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip towards the southern city of Ashkelon on Thursday evening, media reports said. Public radio and army radio both reported that there were no injuries or […]


Egypt seizes US-made missiles destined for Gaza

Egypt seizes US-made missiles destined for Gaza

Egyptian security forces have seized US-made anti-tank and surface-to-air missiles destined for Gaza, where militants have said they would acquire more weapons to use against Israel, security officials said on Friday. The officials said six missiles were found hidden in […]


The “Iron Dome Revolution” and the Future of Missile Defense

The “Iron Dome Revolution” and the Future of Missile Defense

Last month’s eight-day extended firefight between the terrorist group Hamas and Israel was much more than just the most recent round of violence in a decades-long war between some Arabs and the Jewish state. It also marked a military revolution, […]


Despite Israeli warnings, many civilians died in Gaza

Despite Israeli warnings, many civilians died in Gaza

The phone rang at 3:00 am: “You have five minutes to evacuate the house,” an Israeli officer said in flawless Arabic. Within minutes, an Israeli drone fired a warning shot. The Israeli military employed a range of warnings to civilians […]


Israel, Hamas both see gains from Gaza fight

Israel, Hamas both see gains from Gaza fight

Israel and its Hamas foes are each claiming gains from a week of fighting in and around Gaza, but analysts doubt if the army of a sovereign state can ever score a conclusive win against an irregular force rooted in […]


Israel’s Iron Dome plays growing role in Gaza conflict

Iron Dome, Israel’s much vaunted anti-missile defence system, is playing an increasingly important role in the growing confrontation between the Jewish state and Gaza-based militants. Since the latest round of bloodshed erupted 48 hours ago with an Israeli strike on […]


Hard Fighting: Israel in Lebanon and Gaza

Hard Fighting: Israel in Lebanon and Gaza

When Israel fought Hezbollah during the Second Lebanon War in 2006, it discovered that it was ill prepared for the challenges posed by its “hybrid” adversary. Hybrid adversaries employ effective standoff weapons (e.g., antitank guided missiles, man-portable air-defense systems, mortars, […]


Turkey will protect its aid ships for Gaza: PM

Turkey will protect its aid ships for Gaza: PM

Turkey’s naval forces would escort Turkey’s humanitarian aid ships bound for the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, the Anatolia news agency reported late Thursday. “We have humanitarian aid to be sent there. And our humanitarian aid will […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago