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אור הלר החל את דרכו ב-1995 בגלי צה"ל ככתב צבאי וכתב משטרה ומשפט בתל אביב. לאחר השחרור הצטרף ל"מעריב" ככתב משפטי. ב-2002, הצטרף חדשות 10 ובסוף 2004 מונה לשליח חדשות 10 ו"מעריב" בפריז. מאז 2008 הלר הוא הכתב הצבאי של חדשות 10,

IDF soldiers. Archive photo: IDF Spokesperson

Israel’s “Blue and White” Defense Orders Reach 11.6 Billion NIS

The Defense Ministry released its statistics on procurement of Israeli-made products for the IDF and the ministry in 2019. According to the statistics of the Department of Production and Procurement, “Hundreds of millions were directed during the year to procure means to increase deadliness, in accordance with the IDF’s plan and the ministry’s new multi-year ‘Momentum’ plan”

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett and PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Archive photo: AP

Bennett Approves IDF’s “Momentum“ Plan

Approval of the multi-year plan comes following an addition of 2 billion NIS to the IDF's budget. The security cabinet is expected to approve the plan at its next meeting

ISA Director Nadav Argaman. Photo: Ronen Topelberg

ISA Head: “We thwarted 560 terrorist attacks in the past year”

Agency director Nadav Argaman spoke at the ceremony for the Prime Minister’s Prize for ISA intelligence/operational achievements. Argaman said that “ten suicide attacks, four kidnapping attacks and more than 300 shooting attacks” were among those thwarted

IDF F-35 aircraft. Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit

“Support for IDF action against Iran - even if it leads to war”

A comprehensive study by the INSS has found that the Israeli public supports the IDF’s actions against Iranian entrenchment in the northern sector. According to the findings, only about half of the public thinks that the home front is prepared for a war. Also: What does the public think about Israel’s relations with the US?

An intercepting rocket fired by the upgraded Iron Dome system. Photo: Israel Ministry of Defense

Watch: New Series of Iron Dome Tests Are Successful

A decade after the first test series for the Israeli missile defense system, a new series examined how Iron Dome would handle an updated world of threats

Photo: IMOD

IMOD: A Breakthrough in the Development of Laser-Based Weapon Systems

Against the background of the recent Iranian attack against the USA, IMOD has unveiled a breakthrough in the field of laser-based systems. Pursuant to these developments, Rafael and Elbit Systems will develop technological demonstrators (prototypes) for different laser systems, including systems that may be employed to intercept missiles  

The large-scale multinational exercise simulated the aftermath of a major earthquake (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit)

Israeli Navy Leads International Exercise Simulating Major Earthquake

The IDF Naval Arm has recently completed a joint training exercise with ten other naval forces that simulated a major earthquake hitting Israel. This was the first time that the Navy has carried out an exercise focused on earthquake response