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Dan Arkin

Lt. Gen. (ret.) Moshe (Bogie) Ya’alon (Photo: Gilad Kavalerchik)

“Israel is at the global forefront in the ability to process huge amounts of intelligence data”

Speaking at the Israel Defense annual conference, Former Israeli Minister of Defense said that Iran’s failure to deliver weapons to Gaza and Israel’s solutions to the tunnel threat are first and foremost intelligence achievements. Eitan Ben David, Deputy National Security Advisor at the Prime Minister’s Office, said that Israel’s strategic posture has improved

Israel’s Intelligence Minister Israel Katz (Photo: Gilad Kavalerchik)

“The intelligence picture has significantly disrupted the process of Iranian entrenchment in Syria”

In his speech at the Israel Defense annual conference, Intelligence Minister Israel Katz addressed the Iranian entrenchment efforts in Syria and said that “intelligence allows us to conduct surgical strikes.” Regarding the diplomatic crisis with Turkey, he said: “Erdogan speaks like a true enemy, but he once received information from Israel that helped prevent an ISIS attack”

Maj. Gen. Kobi Barak, Commander of the IDF Ground Arm (Photo: Gilad Kavalerchik)

IDF Ground Arm Upgrades Combat Capabilities vs. Disappearing Enemy

In view of the new character of the enemy, the IDF is currently introducing extensive organizational and operational revisions. Maj. Gen. Kobi Barak, Commander of the IDF Ground Arm, presented the new trends at the Israel Defense annual Fire, Maneuvering & Intelligence Conference

Archive photo: AP

US Marine Corps Reorganizes its Infantry

The US Marines are adapting to the modern battlefield. "Everything that Marine wears – from their boots to their socks to their utilities to their helmet – is all going to be changed," says Gen. Robert Neller, the Marine Corps Commandant

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Reymundo A. Villegas III

New NATO Naval Command will Counter Russia in the Atlantic

Amid rising tensions with Russia, the Pentagon has launched a new naval command to bolster the US and NATO presence in the northern Atlantic Ocean, and the US Navy has re-established its Second Fleet command

Éric Trappier, CEO of Dassault Aviation (left) and Dirk Hoke, CEO of Airbus Defence and Space (Photo courtesy of Airbus)

Airbus, Dassault to Build New European Fighter

Airbus and Dassault Aviation have agreed to join forces for the development and production of Europe’s Future Combat Air System