Israel unveils advanced warship

Israel’s multi-year plan to significantly bolster its defensive and offensive capabilities in order to protect its borders and bolster its strategic depth has notched a considerable milestone with the arrival…

When “D” in D-Day means Defense

Herzi Halevi at the gates of Ramatkaldom and beyond By Amir Oren The IDF’s Chief of General Staff, Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, is testing this week the ability of the…

Israel marks Rabin Memorial Day

A number of ceremonies were held across Israel today to mark the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Rabin was Israel’s fifth premier, who served two…

Get there fustest with the leastest

IDF’s doctrine, from little by little to lethal: Faster, Better, Cheaper By Amir Oren US Civil War Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest is usually quoted as having mangled the English…

IDF holds major “Lethal Arrow” drill

The Israeli Defense Forces is conducting a wide-scale military exercise simulating battle scenarios on various fronts, although focusing primarily on the country’s northern border. “The aim of the exercise is…

Training David During Covid

The two hidden enemies dilemma By Amir Oren Between wars, military organizations prepare for the next one (rather than for the last one, hopefully). They analyze the threats, prioritize their…

The Sounds Of Silent Sirens

Israel’s military intelligence between providing actionable insights - news you can use - and pointing out one’s own part in the process By Amir Oren His name, Dror Shalom, reflects the…

Bracing for war while embracing its opposite

Smiles on the South Lawn, Sirens in Ashkelon By Amir Oren The sound of sirens, people rushing to find shelter, explosions, shrapnel, broken glass flying about, casualties - September 15…