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.
The apparent escalation in the army's response to missiles from Gaza reflects the underlying policy of Defense Minister Lieberman.
U.S. aid is much appreciated but only equals about 1.5 percent of Israel’s GDP. At this stage it's not essential for Israel's survival.
Israelis currently conducting joint exercises with planes from Pakistan and other countries in the U.S.
The 'Red Flag' war-simulation training in Nevada – with forces from Pakistan and the Emirates - begins Monday.
Hezbollah says explosions in Quneitra were likely caused by Nusra Front and not an Israeli strike.