Tag archive for ‘Defense Ministry’
Ilan Shavit On Thursday, August 6th, 2015

State Comptroller slams IDF inefficiency

  State Comptroller Judge (ret.) Joseph Shapira has published a special scathing critique of the IDF and the Ministry of Defense. The report said that the defense establishment had failed to meet the main More...

Amiram Barkat On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Treasury seeks $950 million transfer to Defense Ministry

– The amount is to cover some of the expenses of Operation Protective Edge in the summer. – The Ministry of Finance will today ask the Knesset Finance Committee to approve the transfer of a further More...

Reuters On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

NATO leader sees ‘serious military buildup’ in Ukraine

– NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg denounced on Tuesday what he called a serious Russian military buildup both inside Ukraine and on the Russian side of the border and urged Moscow to pull back More...

Yuval Azulai On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Barak-8 success reflects close Israel-India defense ties

– Israeli defense companies are among the major beneficiaries of the Indian defense shopping spree.   The first successful operational trial of Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.’s (IAI) (TASE: More...

Globes On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Israel to buy 2nd F-35 squadron

– But purchase of the V-22 Boeing helicopter-plane is off for the moment, due to budget constraints. – Despite the diplomatic tension with the US, Israel will purchase a second squadron of F-35 More...

Yuval Azulai On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Israeli Navy to Wait Years for Warships to Defend Gas Rigs

The Israel Navy is still waiting for the new warships designed for the defense of Israel’s economic waters. After examining possible procurement of the new ships from Germany, South Korea, and the More...

Yuval Azulai On Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Agriculture Minister Irate over IDF ‘Haredi’ Move to Import Produce on Sabbatical Year

The Farmers Organization of Israel says that the Ministry of Defense intends to spend tens of millions of shekels over the coming year on importing agricultural produce for the IDF. The Defense Ministry issued More...

Yuval Azulai On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Israel Defense Ministry mulls assistance for UAV exporters

– MAFAT head Haim Cohen: We must protect the interests of defense industries and the IDF. Israeli defense companies export hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of UAVs and peripheral systems, and More...

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Globes On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

First Successful Full Interception Arrow 3 Trial

  Israel’s Ministry of Defense has today successfully conducted its first-ever full interception trial of the Arrow 3 anti-ballistic missile system against a real target missile that was similar to More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Defense Ministry Source: Delayed US Weapons Shipment Will Be Sent to Israel Soon

A source in Israel’s Defense Ministry has told Haaretz yesterday that, following progress in the understanding between the U.S. and Israel, the previously blocked weapons shipment to Israel will More...

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