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Posts Tagged: David’s Sling

May 12, 2023 3:02 pm

‘Important Milestone’: Israel Uses New Air Defense System in Fight Against Palestinian Islamic Jihad

The Israeli Ministry of Defense on Wednesday confirmed the first operational interception of the David’s Sling missile system, a development that experts say is an...

August 24, 2022 4:18 pm

IDF Puts First-Ever Female Commander in Charge of Air Defense to Protect Israel’s Skies

Israel’s first female commander of an air defense corps will be in charge of the combat battalion tasked with protecting the country’s skies against ballistic...

December 15, 2020 3:08 pm

Major Exercise Said to Prove ‘Interoperability’ of Israel’s Missile Defense Systems

Israel has completed a major exercise involving its multi-tiered aerial defense network, the Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday. Israel Missile Defense Organization & the U.S. Missile...

March 19, 2019 4:52 pm

Israel’s David’s Sling Missile Defense System Said to Successfully Complete Series of Tests

Israel’s David’s Sling missile defense system, jointly developed with the US, was said to successfully complete a series of tests on Tuesday. According to the Hebrew...

July 27, 2018 10:44 am

David’s Sling Fizzled, But Better to Learn That Now - It is well-known that investigations launched by the ‎Israeli Air Force are like no other: They are swift, ‎thorough, and leave no stone...

August 10, 2017 11:13 am

Israel and US Reportedly Stepping Up Cooperation on Missile Defense

Israel and the United States are stepping up their close cooperation on developing missile defense systems, Defense News reported on Wednesday. According to the report, the...

August 3, 2017 2:55 pm

Report: Looking Toward Future Iranian Missile Threats, Israel Begins Planning New ‘Arrow 4’ Aerial Defense System

In anticipation of potential future Iranian missile threats, Israel has started preliminary planning for the development of a new aerial defense system that could be...

May 4, 2017 7:09 pm

Israeli Official: Iran Is Arming Itself With Deadlier, More Accurate Weapons to Target Us With and IDF Must Plan Accordingly

Iran’s ongoing efforts to arm itself with deadlier and more accurate weapons pose a danger that Israel must plan to deal with in future conflicts with...

April 5, 2017 6:55 am

Israel’s David’s Sling Goes Online Amid Heightened Tensions in Israel - David’s Sling -- an anti-missile system -- became operational on Sunday, marking the completion of Israel’s three-tiered air defense arsenal. David’s Sling, also known as...

March 1, 2016 4:59 pm

Delivery of Advanced Missile Defense System Jointly Developed With US Begins

The United States and Israel announced that delivery of the David’s Sling missile defense system to the Israel Air Force (IAF) has begun, the Hebrew news...

February 25, 2016 2:51 pm

Israel Air Force, US Army Conducting Joint Mass Drill Culminating in Test of ‘David’s Sling’ Missile Interceptor

The United States and Israel have been conducting a massive joint military exercise over the past few weeks, to enhance military cooperation between the IDF and the...

February 10, 2016 1:22 pm

Defense Department 2017 Budget Asks for $146 Million for Israel - The US Defense Department's fiscal year 2017 budget has asked for about $146 million to go towards Israeli defense — including for the Iron...

October 14, 2015 8:23 pm

Gulf States Reportedly Negotiating to Buy Version of Iron Dome - Several gulf states are reportedly negotiating to buy a version of the Israeli Iron Dome missile defense system, with the U.S. quietly helping negotiate...

August 25, 2015 2:52 pm

Israeli Defense Officials Say Country’s Military Capabilities Have Improved Since 2012 Talk of Strike on Iran’s Nuclear Facilities

Israeli defense officials responded harshly to recordings released by former Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Israel's Walla news reported on Monday. In the tapes, broadcast on Israel's Channel 2 last week,...


Beitar Jerusalem Players Visit Dying Fan in Hospital With State Cup Trophy

Athletes from the Israeli soccer team Beitar Jerusalem took their newly awarded State...

English Soccer Club Tottenham Hotspur Reportedly Eyeing Israeli Soccer Star Manor Solomon

The English Premier League soccer club Tottenham Hotspur is reportedly a...


‘Slap on the Wrist’: 60 Day Sentencing of Antisemitic Attacker...

A leading US Jewish antisemitism watchdog criticized on Tuesday the sentencing of Suleiman Othman, who was recently convicted of assaulting...


Israel Signs Transportation Deals with Morocco as Ties Deepen

Israeli Transportation Minister Miri Regev on Monday signed a series of deals between Israel and Morocco in the latest example of deepening ties between Israel and the Arab kingdom. “I am...

Middle East

At Least Three Killed in Clash on Iran-Afghan Border

Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed after shooting broke out near a border post between Iran and Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman and Iran's state media said...

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