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World Cup fans killed as Israel raid hits Gaza cafe

World Cup fans killed as Israel raid hits Gaza cafe

It was supposed to be an evening of entertainment in Gaza, watching the World Cup semi-final at a cafe, a welcome break from 48 hours of Israeli air strikes. But the evening was cut brutally short when an Israeli raid […]


Israel’s Iron Dome Is a ‘Total Failure’ at Its Most Important Job, Experts Say

Israel’s Iron Dome Is a ‘Total Failure’ at Its Most Important Job, Experts Say

Although it appears to hit incoming Hamas rockets, Israel’s system could be falling short of detonating the rockets’ warheads. Even though Israel’s U.S.-funded “Iron Dome” rocket-defense interceptors appear to be hitting Hamas rockets in recent days, they are almost certainly […]


Gazans bury family as Israeli bombs fall

Gazans bury family as Israeli bombs fall

In Gaza’s stifling midday heat, grieving relatives of a family killed in an Israeli air strike sit outside a mosque, weary from their Ramadan fast and nervously anticipating the next deadly blast. The mourners, most of them men, have come […]


Gaza on brink of war as Hamas rockets slam Israel

Gaza on brink of war as Hamas rockets slam Israel

Hamas militants in Gaza fired dozens of rockets at Israel Monday, which responded with multiple air strikes in a new escalation which threatened to spiral into another a major confrontation. It was the worst escalation in and around Gaza since […]


Above the Battlefield: Israel’s Intelligence in the Air

Above the Battlefield: Israel’s Intelligence in the Air

They decide which targets to attack, direct air and ground forces and help prevent civilian casualties. Meet the air reconnaissance controllers of the First Squadron, the people who see everything. In between wars, the importance of intelligence is constantly increasing. […]


IAI Presents Mobile Counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar Radar System at Eurosatory

IAI Presents Mobile Counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar Radar System at Eurosatory

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) presents Green Rock – a mobile autonomous tactical counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar (C-RAM) system. This system was delivered to the Israel Defense Forces and named Wind Shield by the IDF. The system will be on […]


No Driver, No Problem: Israel’s Newest Unmanned Vehicles

No Driver, No Problem: Israel’s Newest Unmanned Vehicles

The IDF will soon begin using a special robot to gather intelligence in underground areas. Another vehicle will scan enemy territory before Israeli forces even enter the field. Check out the high-tech vehicles set to hit the ground in Israel. […]


Pentagon chief to head to Saudi, Israel next week

Pentagon chief to head to Saudi, Israel next week

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will fly to Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Israel next week for talks that are expected to focus on Iran’s nuclear program and Syria’s civil war, officials said Friday. “This trip will be the secretary’s third […]


Israel launches cutting-edge satellite to spy on Middle East adversaries

Israel launches cutting-edge satellite to spy on Middle East adversaries

Israel’s Defense Ministry has successfully launched Ofek 10, a next-generation satellite that will provide highly-targeted surveillance of specific locations – such as Iran’s nuclear sites. “We continue to increase the vast qualitative and technological advantage over our neighbors,” said Defense […]


 
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