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Dan Arkin

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First KC-46 to KC-46 Refueling

During the four-hour flight, the two aircraft successfully refueled each other and achieved the maximum fuel offload rate of 1,200 gallons per minute

PHOTO: IDF

THE AERIAL ARM OF THE IDF GROUND FORCES

In an era of interoperability and connectivity throughout the IDF, the aerial medium is an integral element of the combat doctrine of the various units of the IDF Ground Arm. Aerial platforms, from miniature drones (multicopters) to the Hermes-900 and Eitan (Heron-TP) UAVs, are the eyes and ears of the infantry, armored and artillery units    

(Photo Credit: Boeing)

The Next Generation of IAF's OrBat?

From new heavy-lift helicopters to the next generation of the veteran F-15 fighter jet – the Israeli Air Force is looking toward a possible upgraded order of battle

The Iron Dome system (Photo: Ariel Shalit, AP)

Iron Dome to be Tested by US Army for Use in Europe

Rafael's air defense system will compete in a SHORAD intercept test conducted by the US Army at the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The service is considering new systems for its military bases in Europe