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Dan Arkin

Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit

Israeli Navy's new warship 'Magen' arrives in Haifa

The first Saar-6 class missile corvette arrives in Haifa and joins the Navy. Equipment, defense systems, combat systems and electronics, all produced by Israeli defense companies, will be installed on the ship    

F-16s landing at Al-Dhafra airbase in the UAE. Photo: US Air Force/Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais

US deploys F-16 squadron to UAE

According to an official announcement by the Central Command, it was done "to deter aggression and promote security and stability". The personnel will engage in training, combat operations and rapid employment of American forces "anywhere around the globe at any moment." 

Photo from Boeing website

Huge contracts for Boeing in Qatar

The company won a number of contracts, worth a total of $800 million, for military aid to the Persian Gulf state. It will supply F-15QA fighters, logistical support and spare parts, as well as establish a maintenance and aircrew training center at the Al-Ubeid base