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IDF Establishes a New Commando Brigade

The IDF is grouping four special-operations units into a newly established ‘commando brigade.’ Grouping these independent units together under a brigade framework will enable the IDF to optimize their operational effectiveness and enhance support for their special needs.

Palestinian attacks foiled by coordinated IDF response

The conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas in Gaza escalated today to new levels, with each sides launching over hundred attacks at the other. For the first time, a Hamas naval commando team manage to reach land north of Gaza but eliminated soon after without reaching its target.

Israel opens military service to the Christian minority

In a new program to make information and voluntary military drafting options available to the Christian population of Israel, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

Cyber Intelligence Report – March 4, 2014

In this edition: Israel - New opportunities in cyber security | Anonymous member sentenced to 12 years of prison in U.S. | White House announces voluntary Cybersecurity Framework | Russian - largest spam contributer | The Russian roots of Uroburos cyber malware | UAE invests in cyber security | FC Barcelona Twitter account hacked by SEA | China planning to be strong Internet power | New cyber defense headquarters in France | Netherlands shut down Darknet website

AUS&R 2013 Expo Autonomous, Unmanned Systems & Robotics

Live Display Agenda Submit PapersExhibition Partners Venu Register  I-HLS and Defense Update are excited to present AUS&R 2013 – a unique opportunity for developers, manufacturers,...

Israel on high alert on the Syrian border

The IDF today called to service 2000 reservists in what is defined as a "sudden drill". The reservists will be in northern Israel until the...

Israel’s Infantry Units to Receive Gilat Satellites Manpack SATCOM Terminals

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has selected Gilat Satellite Networks' SatTrooper-1000 military Manpack Satellite Communications (SATCOM) terminal to equip combat units with advanced, beyond line...

Gantz: Chances of War Breaking Out are Low but Probability of...

Lt. General Benny Gantz, IDF Chief of Staff: "The chances of war against us in the visible future are low but there is a high probability of deterioration"

Taiwan To Upgrade Half F-CK-1 of its Fleet By Year’s End

By year's end Taiwan plans to complete modernizing about half of the fleet of its locally built 'Indigenous Defense Fighter' (IDF). The upgrade will enable the Taiwan Air Force to maintain the aircraft in service through 2030.

The IDF Wants More Hermes 900 Drones

The Israel Ministry of Defense has placed a second order for a number Hermes 900 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The $90 million contract covers an unspecified number of drones delivered over three years, plus eight years support.

IWI to Make First Appearance of the UZI PRO at DefExpo,...

IWI (Israel Weapon Industries) will showcase the newest UZI Submachine Gun (SMG), the 9mm UZI PRO, at DefExpo India 2012, FIDAE and LAAD Security Exhibitions.

Israel is Fielding a Tactical Intelligence Collection Vehicle

Israel Defense Forces' (IDF) Field Intelligence Corps’s has fielded an advanced reconnaissance vehicle called ‘Granite’, based on IAIs’ EL/I-3302 Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance Vehicle (ISRV) developed by ELTA Systems Ltd. Elta has integrated the mission payload on the SandCat, an armored vehicle based on Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Ford 550 model. The vehicle has full armor protection and concealed telescopic mast, which can be erected rapidly as the vehicle halts.

ISDEF 2011 Photo Gallery

Following is a gallery of images highlighting the recent ISDEF 2011

Fighting the Elusive Enemy – PGM in the Empty Battlefield

In a briefing at the recent Land Warfare conference held in Latrun, Israel earlier this month, the commander of the IDF Northern Command, Major General Gershon HaCohen, examined maneuver and fire alternatives and their role against the evolving hybrid warfare challenges. “It is obvious land maneuver is not a goal in itself. Classic maneuver should shake an enemy force out of balance, however, maneuvering against irregular, ‘disappearing’ forces is difficult due to the lack of clear center weights” said HaCohen.
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