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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. […]


Israel Air Force Makes Series of Historic Organizational Changes

Israel Air Force Makes Series of Historic Organizational Changes

Following changes in the scale of the Air Force’s missions and responsibilities, the position of Chief of the Air Group will be divided by two brigadier generals and a new officer will be appointed to oversee coordination with the Ground […]


Israel’s F-16I Fighter Squadrons Return for Training

Israel’s F-16I Fighter Squadrons Return for Training

Two months have passed since the F-16I Division was grounded following the crash last July, and now they have returned to flying. As part of a gradual process, last week, F-16I squadrons held their first training sessions at the Ramon […]


Israel Receives First C-130J Super Hercules: ‘Shimshon’

Israel Receives First C-130J Super Hercules: ‘Shimshon’

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered the State of Israel’s first C-130J Super Hercules airlifter during a ceremony today at its Aeronautics Company’s production facility here. This is first of three C-130Js currently on order for the Israeli Air Force (IAF), […]


Hagel, Yaalon Finalize New Israel Military Capabilities

Hagel, Yaalon Finalize New Israel Military Capabilities

In what Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called “a significant step in U.S.-Israeli defense cooperation,” he and his Israeli counterpart finalized an agreement today on a package of new defense capabilities the United States is offering Israel. Hagel and Israeli Defense […]


Ramstein Airmen train with Israeli air force

Ramstein Airmen train with Israeli air force

The 86th Airlift Wing and 435th Contingency Response Group conducted a Flying Training Deployment with the Israeli air force’s 103rd Squadron Jan. 27 to Feb. 8 here. The FTD advanced the ability of both American and Israeli air and ground […]


Elbit to Upgrade Israeli C-130H Transports

Elbit to Upgrade Israeli C-130H Transports

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Israel Ministry of Defense to upgrade the Israeli Air Force’s (IAF) C-130H (Hercules) transport aircraft. The contract value is in an amount that is not material […]


Israel Successfully Tests for Magic Wand Defense System

Israel Successfully Tests for Magic Wand Defense System

The Magic Wand Defense System has successfully completed a first experimental interception of short and mid-range missiles. The system is to operate as an additional defense layer against missile threats alongside the Iron Dome, Patriot, and Arrow. The Magic Wand […]


Israel to Deploy New Missile Alert System

Israel to Deploy New Missile Alert System

A new system of the Home Front Command, which will be put to use at the IAF Center for Ballistic Picture Management in Israel, will allow more efficient recognition of rocket and missile launches For the first time, as a […]


 
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