Israeli defense exports reach record high

2021 sales amounted to about ₪ 36 billion shekels ($11.3 billion or €10.4). By Erin Viner The Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMoD) “has expanded its market by strengthening ties within…

Hezbollah: Iran helping missile, drone development

The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group has proclaimed for the first time that it now has the ability to convert thousands of standard rockets into precision-guided missiles and to produce…

Gantz: Hezbollah endangers Lebanese citizens

Israel's Defense Minister issued the charges as he signed an administrative seizure order against 3 Lebanese companies for allegedly supplying raw materials to the Iran-backed Hezbollah terrorist group for its…

Israel signs $3.4b sub deal with German firm

Germany's Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems will build 3 advanced submarines for the Israeli Navy, announced the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMoD). By Erin Viner The first of the submarines, part a new…

Israel, Greece hold defense talks

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz hosted his Greek counterpart Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos in Tel Aviv today. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner After a welcome ceremony with an honor guard at…

IMoD successfully tests Arrow 3

Israel’s Ministry of Defense (IMoD) announced that it conducted a successful flight test of the Arrow Weapon System (AWS) and the Arrow 3 interceptor. By Erin Viner During the test,…

Israel tightens cyber exports

The Ministry of Defense, which oversees the export of all offensive cyber tools, announced it has toughened export restrictions after alleged misuse of Israeli spyware. By Erin Viner The Defense…

US blacklists 2 Israeli cyber firms

The NSO Group and Candiru were added to Washington’s Entity List for Malicious Cyber Activities “based on a determination that they developed and supplied spyware to foreign governments that used…

Israel signs largest-ever defense deal with Czech Republic

Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMoD) Director General Maj. Gen. (Res.) Amir Eshel and Czech Deputy Minister for Armaments and Acquisition Lubor Koudelka signed the $520 million GTG (government-to-government) agreement in…

New Israeli laser downs UAVs

The Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMoD) has announced the successful completion of its first-ever series of interception tests using a new airborne, High-Power Laser Weapon System (HPL-WS). According to statement…