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Lt. Col. G. with IAF Commander Maj. Gen. Amiram Norkin (Photo: IDF)

IAF’s First Female Flight Squadron Leader Takes Command

Lt. Col. G. entered the role of Nachshon Squadron Commander on Wednesday. “You are a role model and an inspiration for thousands of women in the State of Israel,” said IAF Commander Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin

Israeli fighter jet touches down at Waddington Air Force Base (Photo credit: RAF Waddington)

In First, Israeli Aircraft Take Part in UK’s Cobra Warrior Exercise

The three-week multinational training exercise marks the first time Israeli fighter jets fly in the UK. “The deployment will help improve IAF readiness and capability,” said Brig. Gen. Amnon Ein-Dar, the head of the IAF’s Training and Doctrine Directorate

The V-22 Osprey (Photo: AP)

Official Israeli Inquiry Regarding the V-22 Osprey

A first step on the way to actual acquisition? To this day, Israel only expressed an interest in the tiltrotor aircraft, but now the Ministry of Defense has submitted to the Americans an official document requesting information regarding the advanced platform

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Amos-17 satellite, lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida (Photo: SpaceX)

Israeli Amos-17 Communications Satellite Launched into Space

Spacecom’s Amos-17 satellite was successfully launched overnight Wednesday (Israel time) from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The satellite is expected to operate for 20 years and provide communications services to sub-Saharan Africa as well as other regions in Europe and the Middle East
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