Dan Arkin

The Year of the Israeli Defense Industries

The Israeli defense industries are concluding the year 2016 and preparing for the new developments and technologies of 2017. A summary of the success stories, the challenges and the statistics of the past year – facing the future

Thousands of US Troops Landed in Poland

Some 4,000 US soldiers have been deployed as part of troop rotations to Europe that the Pentagon has said are intended to bolster ties with NATO allies and send a clear message to Russia

Photo: ELM 2084 MMR (Multi-Mission Radar) / ELTA Systems

Czech Republic to buy Eight IAI/ELTA Radars

The Czech Ministry of Defense will sign a contract with ELTA Systems to supply eight ELM-2084 multi-mission radar (MMR) systems worth $112.3 million

NATO is hunting Russian Submarines

Several Maritime Patrol Aircraft are hunting at least one Russian Navy Oscar II Class submarine that is chasing NATO aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean Sea

Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman and US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter with the F-35 (Photo: Ariel Hermoni, IMOD)


The F-35 'Adir' Fighters arrived in Israel

They finally arrived six hours behind schedule: the IAF's first two F-35 'Adir' stealth fighters spent their first night in an underground pen at Nevatim airbase, and today will take to the sky with a blue-and-white cockpit