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Israel reportedly fought to get Turkey dropped from F-35 fighter-jet program
August 1, 2019
Efforts to stop the sale began when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan purchased the advanced Russian S-400 air-defense system.
Israeli defense firms team up with Lockheed Martin to enter US market
July 10, 2019
IAI-Elta is offering its radar to the U.S. Army’s Patriot system; Rafael is marketing its advanced SPICE guidance kits to the U.S. military.
As dispute brews over next defense budget, IDF planning teams prepare for future battlefield
June 28, 2019
Without a coordinated plan, the military’s build-up would resemble “an orchestra” in which “everyone does what they want, and the noise is terrible,” says Brig. Gen. (Res.) Dr. Sasson Hadad.
Lockheed Martin awarded $42 million contract to manage Israeli F-35 center
June 12, 2019
The U.S. defense contractor will also hire about 25 new workers from Israel’s southern area.
Israel wraps up second-highest defense export year in past decade
May 20, 2019
The close cooperation between the IDF and defense industries, as well as Israeli willingness to allow clients to produce Israeli technology, are all part of the success.
Report: Secret drone deal caused tension between Israel, United Arab Emirates
February 12, 2019
The Israeli defense ministry apparently denied the eventual go-ahead because of reservations about giving sensitive technology to the Emiratis and U.S. concerns about the agreement.
August 10, 2018
Gaza: Lieberman gets an ‘F’
Avigdor Lieberman’s appointment as Israeli Defense Minister ignited expectations of a qualitatively different approach to that of his predecessor—one discernibly more robust and resolute. Sadly, this was not to be.