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Dan Arkin

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo: AP)

Was Putin a Stasi Agent?

Germany’s Bild newspaper published a photo on Tuesday of an East German Secret Police (Stasi) identity card purportedly issued to Vladimir Putin when he served as a KGB officer in Dresden during the Cold War

F-16 fighter jets in service with the IAF (Photo: IDF)

Report: US Blocks F-16 Deal between Israel, Croatia

PM Netanyahu discussed the issue with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier this week in Brussels, Israeli officials told Axios. Pompeo reportedly said US Secretary of Defense James Mattis was the one blocking the $500 million deal

Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter (Archive photo: AP)

Russian Helicopters to Open Service Center in Egypt

Russian Helicopters Holding Company is building a maintenance, repair, and overhaul center for Mi-8 and Mi-17 helicopters at the Helwan Factory for Developed Industries (HFDI) facility

The Israeli Air Force participated in Red Flag Alaska for the first time in 2018 (Photo: IDF)

Cooperative Alliances at Cruising Level

The Israeli Air Force assigns the utmost importance to participation in training exercises overseas and to the cooperative alliances with foreign air forces. A special glimpse into the IAF's Overseas Training Exercise Section