Yoav Zitun On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

U.S Army Opens First Permanent Base in Israel

The US army inaugurated the first permanent American military base in Israeli on Monday. The ceremony was symbolic and held jointly with high-ranking U.S. and IDF officers. The base’s opening comes as Israel More...

Yoav Zitun On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Israel Unveils New Developments: The Weapons of the Future

  Israel unveils new developments set to roll out into IDF service within the next few years on land, sea and air. The Administration for the Development of Weapons (ADW) at the Ministry of Defense unveiled More...

Yoav Zitun On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

WATCH David’s Sling: Test Concludes Successfully

David’s Sling experiment (Photo: Defense Ministry) The Israeli security apparatus completed an experiment stretching over a number of days of the new advance David’s Sling system capable of defending against More...

Yoav Zitun On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Israeli Micro-Observation Balloon Collects Visual Intelligence

Yavne-based, Israeli observation balloon manufacturer RT has recently completed development of a micro-observation balloon dubbed the Skystar 110. The balloon is designed to collect high resolution, image-based More...

Yoav Zitun On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

IDF Interviews Newest Female Fighter Pilot in Israeli Air Force

“I don’t feel special, ” said Lt. Shahar, the fourth female fighter pilot in the history of the Israeli Air Force who completed the 173 Pilots’ Training Course last week. “Even before More...

Yoav Zitun On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

IDF to Invest Billions in Cyber Operations

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot authorized over the weekend the continuation of military’s strengthening of its cyber operations, with the army investing billions of shekels in the coming years, according More...

Yoav Zitun On Friday, December 9th, 2016

Golden Eagle Squadron Prepares to Receive New F-35s

 “The weather will probably smile on us. It’s a big celebration, and we’re excited. Everything’s getting polished, ” said Lt. Col. Yotam, head of the Israeli Air Force’s More...

Yoav Zitun On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

IDF Officer’s Course Places Female Cadets Among Groups of Men

Seven months after its launch, the IDF Officer Training School’s “female cadet pilot program” is reaching its conclusion. In the coming days, the first combat officers’ course participating More...

Yoav Zitun On Monday, October 17th, 2016

Introducing Tzur: The IDF’s New Drone

The IDF is developing a new drone, the first of its kind to be developed by the Israeli military in-house. The development of the drone, codenamed Tzur, began about two years ago, and could conclude in More...

Yoav Zitun On Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Meet Israel’s Guardians of the Special Forces

Of all the special forces which take part in thwarting Hamas and Hezbollah to build up their capabilities, little if nothing has been written about the forces in the air who fly high above the fighters and assist More...

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