Dan Arkin

"There is no platform that we do not fly, and there is no platform that does not go through MANAT" (Photo: IDF)

The Right Stuff

They fly an extensive range of aircraft types, test each and every new software package and weapon system, and experience a host of extremely dangerous flight situations. Meet the pilots and aircrew of the IAF's Flight Testing Center

F-15 fighter jet of the 106th Squadron (Photo: IDF)

"No Place is Too Far"

It may well be a veteran aircraft, but the upgraded F-15C/D is still a superior war machine capable of reaching the longest ranges of all IAF aircraft. Israel Defense correspondent paid a visit to the IAF's 106th Squadron

M577 Armored Command Post Vehicle (Photo: US Army via Wikipedia)

Jordan Received 150 M577 Command Post Vehicles from the US

The Jordanian Armed Forces received 150 M577 Armored Command Post Vehicles under a grant from the United States in early February. The vehicles are reportedly designed to protect soldiers from biological and chemical attacks

Capitol Hill, Washington DC. The US is still leading the world ranking in nmilitary spending by far (Photo: AP)

India Overtakes UK as World's Fifth-Largest Defense Spender; US Ranks First

According to the Military Balance 2018 report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), the top five global defense spenders are the United States, China, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and India

The CH-53K King Stallion. By U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Molly Hampton - dvidshub.net photo 170322-M-VU801-155, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=59307972

Sikorsky Executives in Israel to Promote CH-53K Deal with IAF

As part of the Air Force's plan to modernize its heavy-lift helicopter fleet, representatives from Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky and the US Marine Corps were in Israel this past week meeting with senior IAF and IMOD officials about the CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift cargo helicopter