Category Archives: Press Releases

Official Announcements released by the IDF – including press releases, query responses, announcements and updates.

IDF Honors International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today, January 27, 2012, the IDF honors the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Designated by the UN General Assembly in 2005, this day marks the liberation of the Nazis’ biggest and deadliest death camp: Auschwitz-Birkenau. In this death camp an estimated 1.6 … Continue reading

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Maximum Efficiency at Minimum Risk- Showcasing IDF’s Skylark UAV

UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) have a long history of development dating back to Nikolas Tesla in 1915. Concerned about losing pilots over hostile territory, the United States and Israel pioneered much of the UAV technology we see today. Nowadays, UAVs … Continue reading

Posted in Airforce, Facts & Figures, From the Field

In Response to Rocket Fire, IAF Targets a Weapons Manufacturing Site and Three Terror Tunnels in the Gaza Strip

Overnight, IAF aircraft targeted a weapons manufacturing site in the central Gaza Strip, two terror tunnels in the northern Gaza Strip, and a third terror tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip. Direct hits were confirmed. The targeting of these sites … Continue reading

Posted in Press Releases, Southern Command

IAF Targets Terrorist Squad In Response to Rocket Fire

In response to rocket fire, an IAF aircraft targeted a terrorist squad in the southern Gaza Strip. The squad fired rockets seconds before being targeted. A hit was confirmed. Since the beginning of the year over 7 rockets, fired from … Continue reading

Posted in Airforce, Facts & Figures, Press Releases, Rocket Attacks, Southern Command, Terror Attacks

Four-Star General Martin E. Dempsey to Visit Israel

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States Military, four-star General Martin E. Dempsey, will arrive today, Thursday, January 19th, 2012, for a short visit to Israel during a visit to the region. This will be … Continue reading

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