Israeli Air Force

An f-16 with the 117th squadron takes off from Ramat David airbase in northern Israel.
IAF officially closes 117th First Squadron

The oldest squadron in the IAF was closed as part of the IDF's Momentum multi-year plan

IAF Colonel (res.) Kobi Regev monitors in real-time the participant's simulated flights.
Former IAF pilots offer online combat flight course

The purpose of this new course is to offer a chance to anyone who has always dreamed of feeling what it is like to fly a real combat aircraft.

GIVING THE thumbs up to the  Re’em Boeing 707 tanker aircraft.
120th ‘Desert Giants’ Squadron expands the long reach of the IAF

MILITARY AFFAIRS: IAF’s 120th ‘Desert Giants’ Squadron has taken part in hundreds of missions, including missions for Israel’s ‘war between the wars’ campaign against Iran.

Heron UAV as seen in Ben Gurion Airport
Remotely-controlled Heron UAV lands in Ben-Gurion Airport

The unmanned aircraft took off from Ein Shemer Airfield in Northern Israel, an air force base, landed in Ben-Gurion Airport and then returned to Ein Shemer.

IAF completes joint exercise with Germany, first since coronavirus began

The exercise, called "MAG Days," is a quadrennial event designed to maintain NATO's operational readiness.

IAF lands in Germany for historic first joint drill

As part of the drill, the IAF will fly over Dachau Concentration Camp and over the Bavarian city of Fürstenfeldbruck, in memory of the 11 Israeli athletes killed by terrorists at the 1972 Olympics.

Israel's Air Force to make changes to bring it 'to the next generation'

IAF to open third F-35 squadron, move other squadrons to bases in order to streamline maintenance and save funds.

The F-35I Adir on its first flight with the Israel Air Force in December 2016
Israel has taken out 1/3 of Syrian air defenses in last two years - watch

844 surface-to-air missiles have been fired towards Israeli jets since 2018.

IAF's second F-35i squadron becomes operational

The 116th Lions of the South squadron is based out of Nevatim in southern Israel.

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IAF to take part in drill in Germany, a first since outbreak of COVID-19

IAF Commander Maj.-Gen. Amikam Norkin also set to fly to Germany to meet with his counterpart

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