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IAI to Provide Z-MAG all-terrain vehicle to IDF’s maneuvering units

IAI is building an assembly line for the Z vehicles to be housed at ELTA’s Land Division in Beersheba and is investing NIS 100 million in the project, according to the company.

22/04/2021

328 Congress members support full funding of Israel security assistance

The move comes three days after Democratic senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders said during the J Street conference that the administration should consider conditioning aid to Israel.

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi meets with family of disabled veteran Itzik Saidian

Gantz scrutinizes Israel's rehab division after IDF vet self-immolated

During a tour of the Haifa rehabilitation division, Defense Minister Benny Gantz identified some urgent issues that will be addressed by the team working to reform the state's rehab facilities.

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi meets with family of disabled veteran Itzik Saidian

Defense Ministry promises immediate change in treatment of disabled vets

“Parts of this plan were ready already four months ago,” he said, “but due to the election we weren’t able to bring them forward.”

Israel and Greece sign their largest-ever defense procurement deal

The agreement amounts to approximately NIS 5.4 billion and includes the establishment and operation of an International Flight Training Center for the Hellenic Air Force.

18/04/2021
Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet at Manufacturing and Final Assembly Center

Israeli firm signed MOU with blacklist Chinese company without telling DM

Comac was blacklisted by the Trump administration earlier this year for allegedly being tied to the Chinese military.

Eve of Remembrance Day for fallen IDF soldiers at Mount Herzl, April 14, 2013.

Remembrance Day: How to observe safely amid COVID-19 in Israel

Last year the Defense Ministry made the controversial decision to close cemeteries out of concern of coronavirus, but this year cemeteries will be open - with some restrictions.

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