Military censorship is preventing a debate on the weapon accounting for 70 percent of the air force’s flight hours.
Israel's defense industry fears U.S. document could threaten Israel's drone exports; some 40 nations sign document meant to regulate armed drone sales and usage among U.S. allies.
Israel operates more than 100 unmanned aerial vehicles and exports drones around the world, including a deal to lease several such aircraft to Germany. But it consistently refuses to divulge details about missions carried out by its UAVs.
It's still unclear why pilot and navigator, who was likely injured, decided to abandon their F-16 when preparing to land at the Air Force base in the Negev.
The year is 1985, and Prime Minister Peres asked us to take him to an air force base for an unknown reason. There, off of a plane came Ethiopian Jews who yearned and dreamed of aliyah to Israel.
The air force was practicing flying over mountainous terrain – the kind of exercise it used to do in Turkey.
A gradual end to local procurement will mean more production in the U.S. and greater collaboration with American companies.
Local procurement will only start to fall in year six; in the meantime, Israel will have more money to spend domestically.
$3.8 billion in military 'aid' is actually an American investment in its own arms industry. Israel doesn’t really need it, and the money warps the relationship.
Eight Israel Air Force F-16I fighter jets participated in 'Red Flag' exercise over Nevada, which ended this week.