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How Israel Transformed Itself into a High-Tech Military Powerhouse

Ari Lieberman, On March 1, 2011 Hamas terrorists fired an RPG-29 anti-tank rocket from a concealed position in Gaza at an Israeli Merkava IV tank on routine patrol near the border. What occurred next represents a milestone for armored warfare. The Merkava was equipped with the new Israeli-made Trophy active protection point defense system, providing

Gaza death toll rises; Hamas fires rockets at Tel Aviv

 An Israeli air strike on the home of Gaza’s police chief killed 18 people on Saturday, Gaza’s health ministry said, and Hamas fired the largest salvo of rockets yet on Tel Aviv since the start of the Jewish state’s offensive in the Palestinian enclave. The strike on the home of Tayseer Al-Batsh in Gaza City

Aid Can’t Buy Israel’s Silence on Iran Deal

Jonathan S. Tobin  National Security Advisor Susan Rice was in Israel this week to brief Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on the latest developments in the nuclear talks with Iran. In doing so Rice, who was accompanied by top U.S. negotiator Wendy Sherman, said all the right things about the U.S.-Israel relationship as well as the

Israel says David’s Sling missile interceptor passes new test

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A new Israeli interceptor being developed in partnership with the United States to counter missiles held by Syria and Lebanon’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah guerrillas passed its second live trial on Wednesday, officials said. David’s Sling, which Israeli officials say could be ready for deployment next year after being rushed through production, is designed to shoot down

Israel says David's Sling missile interceptor passes new test

Raytheon

A new Israeli interceptor being developed in partnership with the United States to counter missiles held by Syria and Lebanon’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah guerrillas passed its second live trial on Wednesday, officials said. David’s Sling, which Israeli officials say could be ready for deployment next year after being rushed through production, is designed to shoot down