The “Merkava” celebrates 35 years of service in the IDF
Doctors in a Warzone: Two Paramedics Share About Operation Protective Edge
Protecting from Above: IDF’s Unique Intelligence Gathering Balloons
The Past Year in 20 Breathtaking Photos
An IDF Soldier’s Experiences in Gaza
After Gaza, New Security Challenges on the Northern Front
From Lebanon to Gaza: Fighting Terror from the Perspective of a Commander
The commander of the 75th Armored Battalion speaks about combat in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge – specifically regarding the ground phase, discovering and destroying tunnels, and the dilemmas of urban combat. “Hamas is a significant threat. When facing the strength of the IDF, they hide and attempt to strike us whenever and however they can.”
Two IDF Soldiers Wounded in Attack on the Egyptian Border
Earlier today, two IDF soldiers of the Caracal Battalion were injured by fire directed at them from Egypt. Though this aggression follows two years of relative stability in the region, not long ago violent incidents on the border were not
The Rolling Sword Squadron – Anytime, Anywhere
Throughout their training, IDF infantry forces prepare for one moment: a ground operation. Simultaneously, one special squadron of the Israeli Air Force prepares for the same moment but with a different objective in mind, to save lives.
At Only 20 Years Old, She Has Foiled Two Terrorist Infiltrations
The IDF Field Intelligence Corps is responsible for monitoring Israel’s most sensitive borders. Hundreds of observers, most of them female soldiers, scan video monitors around the clock, searching for the smallest details.
Abductors of Three Israeli Teenagers Targeted in Hebron
Terrorists Marwan Kawasme and Amer Abu Aysha were targeted overnight by ISA and IDF security forces in an operation to apprehend them. After the terrorists opened fire on Israeli forces, the suspects were killed, ending a three month long manhunt.
Hamas Celebrates Attack on Israeli Civilians in Jerusalem
Ever since its founding, Hamas has been leading and supporting attacks against israeli civilians. Yesterday’s terror attack on the Jerusalem light rail station killed an infant and wounded seven other civilians. Hamas celebrated this event online, praising the killing of Israeli civilians.
IDF Soldiers Educate the Next Generation
One of the most unique branches of the IDF is its Education Corps, faced with a variety of tasks involving the promotion of national values.
UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon, Visits Hamas Terror Tunnel in Southern Israel
Earlier today, the UN Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki Moon, accompanied by senior IDF officers, visited southern Israel. The IDF escorted the UN Secretary-General, to a tunnel shaft located near kibbutz Ein Hashlosha, where he was presented with the IDF the security
Hamas Played Its Best Cards, and Lost
Maj. Gal Mor and his force of ground troops were responsible for one of the IDF’s most important achievements during Operation Protective Edge. The Israel Navy, the Infantry Corps and the Armored Corps worked together to thwart an attempted infiltration
The Lavi – IDF’s Newest Training Aircraft
Earlier this month, the Israel Air Force grew significantly stronger with the arrival of its newest training aircraft: the “Lavi”. On the forefront of aerial technology, the Lavi allows pilots to acquire operational flight skills much faster resulting in a more efficient training process. Major A., the deputy commander of the Lavi Squadron, explains the enormous benefits of this new aircraft.