IAF

Israel Air Force. Air born branch of Israel Defence Forces astablished in 1948, currently headed by Amir Eshel.

A US Air Force F-15EX
Boeing inks deal with US Air Force for advanced F-15EX

Deal is expected to lower the cost for Israel should it choose to purchase the advanced fighter jet.

Israel Air Force opens new Special Forces Wing
Israel Air Force opens new Special Forces Wing

Wing "established in light of the operational need, changes, and expansion of threats in various arenas."

Iron Dome anti-missile system fires interception missiles as rockets are launched from Gaza towards
IDF strikes Hamas targets following Gaza rocket fire

Rocket fire comes a week after last barrage from the Hamas-ruled coastal enclave.

Smoke rises after an air strike during fighting between members of the Syrian Democratic Forces
At least nine pro-Iranian fighters killed in alleged Israeli airstrike

The strike targeted location where the IRGC Quds Force commander had visited hours earlier.

The F-35I Adir on its first flight with the Israel Air Force in December 2016
4 more F-35is to land in Israel this summer, including experimental model

Experimental F-35i to serve as a testbed for unique Israeli technology

F-16 fighter jet of the 117th First Jet Squadron
IAF to close the 117th "First Jet" Squadron

The squadron, which took part in every war since its establishment in 1953, will close in October 2020.

An employee stands next to an Elbit Systems Ltd. Hermes 900 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at the com
The tools that prepare Israel for the future war

How multidimensional joint operations, lessons from past wars and new technologies have transformed Israel’s army, navy and air force.

Attack in Syria on August 25, 2019.
Syrian air defenses respond to alleged Israeli airstrike near Homs

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus on Monday

21/04/2020
IAF Texan II T-6s practice flyover of hospitals in solidarity amid coronavirus outbreak
Traditional Independence Day IAF flyover cancelled due to coronavirus

The IDF asks that citizens follow Health Ministry guidelines and not gather. The flyover will be available on a livestream broadcast by the media.

20/04/2020
The IDF Hermes 900 Kochav Drone
Alleged Israeli strike along Syrian-Lebanese border

Strike targeted jeep traveling from Syria into Lebanon's Bekaa valley

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