Lotar counter-terror teams save the day in mock hostage crisis
As part of the final training exercise before the completion of their training, the soldiers of the Lotar Counter-Terror Unit trained to take on hostage crises in real urban environments. As the soldiers responsible for teaching the art of urban
“They’re my soldiers… I knew I had to handle it.”
Lt. Maya witnessed yesterday’s terror attack – and acted fast to end it. Yesterday afternoon, a terrorist from East Jerusalem carried out a deadly vehicle ramming attack in the Armon Hanatziv area of Jerusalem, where cadets in the IDF’s Officers
4 soldiers killed in vehicle ramming attack in Jerusalem
A driver from East Jerusalem rammed a truck into a group of soldiers on the promenade in the Armon Hanatziv area of Jerusalem, killing four and wounding 17. The soldiers, an officer and three cadets, were stationed at the IDF
Got a New Year’s resolution? The IDF can help you keep it.
A new year is here, and you’re trying to make yourself a better you. You’ve got plans and goals, and maybe you’ve already started your self-transformation – aren’t salads tasty? – and we’re here to give you a hand. Here
This model city trains IDF coders to stop devastating hacks
Did you play with model cities as a kid? Well, our C4I Directorate built their own model city that teaches our best coders how to stop malicious hacks and keep our vital infrastructure safe. Welcome to Sim City Over the
These 6 modern Maccabees prove that you can overcome any challenge
The Maccabees of old defeated a far more powerful enemy and re-established Jewish rule over Israel. These six modern Maccabees overcame tremendous odds as well – and continue to contribute their endless drive and talents to the protection of their
These women are always on the lookout for a Hezbollah attack
On Israel’s border with Lebanon, all seems quiet. Just minutes away, IDF soldiers are watching those scenes with different eyes, on the lookout for a Hezbollah attack – and what they find can be a matter of life and death.
This is how the IDF is pioneering the future of education
Welcome to southern Israel’s “City of Training Bases,” the IDF’s largest military base. This is where most of the IDF’s training courses take place. We’ve equipped it with our most advanced technologies to provide the ideal environment for teaching soldiers.
The IDF’s new artificial intelligence can tell you what’s happening in a video
A team of IDF researchers in the C4I Directorate has created an algorithm that can understand videos and describe them on-screen. Artificial intelligence like this is an enormous revolution in how we keep an eye on the battlefield. Artificial intelligence
What you need to know about our new F-35
2016 is a year of momentous events around the world. The IAF continues this trend with its landing of the F-35. This is what you need to know about the IAF’s newest asset. One of Two Israel is the first