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Syria claimed yesterday that two surface-to-surface missiles launched from Israel struck the military airbase of Al Mezzeh, in a suburb of the capital Damascus, about 56 km from the Golan border. While Israel did not respond to this allegation, the Syrian claim may indicate Israel is maintaining a new precision strike capability, by tactical surface launched rockets, extending its deterrence capability throughout the region – both against adversaries in the close range, as well as the long range.
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.
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.
In a new program to make information and voluntary military drafting options available to the Christian population of Israel, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...
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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...
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...
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"
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 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 (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 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.
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