The IDF stationed a battery of the Iron Dome shield in the Gush Dan region of central Israel as part of an aerial defense exercise against a simulated rocket attack on greater Tel Aviv. Read the rest of this entry »
Israel recently received a new Patriot missile defense battery as part of a bid to improve its defenses in face of potential new conflicts in the region. Read the rest of this entry »
Israel test-fired a ballistic missile on Wednesday, at the Palmahim Israel Defense Forces base in central Israel. The test was part of an examination of a new missile currently being developed by the defense establishment. Read the rest of this entry »
JERUSALEM (JTA) – Rockets fired from Gaza began pounding southern Israel again, one day after a weekend barrage which left one Israeli civilian dead. Read the rest of this entry »
The IDF is perparing to establish a new unit that will address missile threats on densely populated areas in central Israel. Read the rest of this entry »
Israel’s Artillery Corps has revealed the existence of the previously classified Tammuz missile used by the army during the Gaza and Lebanon wars. Read the rest of this entry »
OC Manpower Directorate tells Barak that 73.3 percent of youth asked to serve in combat units, the same proportion as last year. Read the rest of this entry »
“Israel Defense” reports that three countries are interested in procuring the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, which proved its operational capability earlier this year. Two Asian countries are actively examining the system, made by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., and military representative may soon visit Israel for a demonstration.
A defense official told “Israel Defense”, “There is a potential market of hundreds of millions of dollars.”
The Iron Dome anti-missile has reached the Haifa region as part of its operational testing process.
Its deployment in Haifa is meant to test the battery’s various systems and the connection between the radar and interception devices.
With much of the Middle East in turmoil, new realities are emerging for Israel and her neighbors, reshaping the strategic environment that has remained nearly constant for more than 30 years, since the 1979 peace accord with Egypt.