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Dan Arkin

Photo: IDF

Providing a Nation-Wide Protective Envelope

Six months after having been declared operational, the David's Sling system has found its place within Israel's multiple-tier theater defense system. A rare visit to the David's Sling Battalion

U.S. Air National Guard photo/Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker

US Congress Approves $143 Million Buildup at Jordan Air Base

The Muwaffaq Salti Air Base has been an important strategic asset in the campaign against the Islamic State group. The inclusion of the project in the $700 billion National Defense Authorization Act highlights the Pentagon’s long-term needs in the region

Russia's Beriev A-50 AWACS aircraft (Photo: AP)

Russian A-100 AWACS Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

Russia has flown its first prototype A-100 Airborne Warning And Control System aircraft based on the upgraded Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A airframe. The aircraft, dubbed "the flying radar," can detect up to 300 targets

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Photo: AP)

Report: Saudi King Salman to Step Down Next Week

A source close to the royal family told the Daily Mail that the King plans to step down next week and announce his son, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, as his successor. The 32-year-old heir will reportedly focus on the Iranian threat