IDF Archive

Israeli Military News – Web Publications

by Gideon The IDF remains in a state of readiness, prepared for every eventuality. These are few examples, collected from the web, about what the IDF has been doing lately. USAF aircraft fly above Israel during …

Israeli Heroes

In honor of all the Israeli soldiers who were killed in action. These are the stories of Israeli heroes who were killed in action. Most of them unknown outside Israel David Shirazi (1947–1967) is the recipient …

Israel’s War Against The Iranian Missiles Threat

David’s Sling air-defense system   By Gideon Israel faces two major Iranian threats: Nuclear or chemical warheads launched form Iran, targeting heavily populated Israeli cities. Barrages of thousands of missiles at a time, equipped with conventional …

Why Israel Needs The F-35 Fighter Aircraft

By Gideon Israel originally wanted a different fighter, and pressed the USA for F-22EX aircraft, in order to maintain the IAF’s traditional requirement of regional air superiority. Ultimately, America’s shut-down of its F-22 program removed that …

The bright future of the Israeli woman

By Gideon In its 68 years of existence, most of Israel’s leaders came through the army. The way to the top was paved by a popularity earned in the military. Itzhak Rabin, Ariel Sharon, Ehud Barak, …

The Modern Israeli Navy

In the picture: A Dolphin Class Israeli submarine By Gideon The days when the Israeli navy was neglected and all the attention was given to the Israeli massive ground forces, and the large air force, are over. …