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U.S. pledges record $705 million in missile defense aid to Israel

“I thank our great friend the United States, which has invested $6.5 billion to defend the skies of the State of Israel. We are grateful for the assistance."

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IDF's Top five military achievements of 2017

On Land, on Sea and in the air, the IDF continues to dominate the region with its military advantage.

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Iron Dome intercepts missile fired from Gaza to Israel

Israel fires back with tanks and aircraft fire on Gaza Strip. Sirens mark second rocket fire attempt of the day.

Israeli Air Force receives Arrow-3 ballistic interceptors in formal transfer ceremony.

Israel to test fire anti-missile system.... in Alaska

Arrow-3 ICBM to be tested off Kodiak Island and will face targets simulating Iranian ballistic missiles.


For or against US aid?

The question that surfaces is whether taking aid is really the best way to leverage the US alliance to overcome the burgeoning Iranian Islamic revolution that has set the Middle East ablaze.

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Herzog blames Netanyahu for White House rejection of increased missile defense funding

Herzog calls for committee to be formed to investigate "Netanyahu's decision making process when it comes to national security."

Trial of the Iron Dome system in the US.

US Army tests Iron Dome interceptor missile against drones

Rafael's Tamir interceptor fired at target for first time on US soil.

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IDF deploys Iron Dome batteries in Sderot, Netivot

The system was deployed after rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory, and in the shadow of the growing tensions in Jerusalem.

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WATCH: In first, Iron Dome shoots down drone

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems releases clip of the Iron Dome shooting down an unmanned aerial vehicle, a task that the platform had not previously been employed to carry out.

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Defense Ministry: Upgrades for Iron Dome's operational capabilities a success

New upgrades are designed to expand and improve performance capabilities of the life-saving technology.

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