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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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Israeli Air Force Thwarts Rocket Launching Attempt

A short while ago, a squad of terrorists preparing to launch rockets at Israeli territory from the central Gaza Strip were identified by an (Israeli Air Force) IAF aircraft that thwarted the attempt by firing at them. A hit was … Continue reading

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Chief of Staff Speaks at Israeli Air Force Flight School Graduation Ceremony

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) Flight School Graduation Ceremony was held today at the Hatzerim base where the new pilots were awarded their ‘flight wings’. The ceremony marks the end of a three-year course that includes officer and pilot training … Continue reading

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Israeli Air Force Firefighting Squadron For First Time in Operational Use

  For the first time, the new firefighting air force squadron was put to operational use yesterday after a fire broke out in a minefield in Tel Katzir, northern Israel. The squadron was called to extinguish the fire since the … Continue reading

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IAF Flyover In Honor of Israel’s 63rd Independence Day

The Israeli Air Force took part in the celebrations surrounding Israel’s 63rd Independence Day, in a flyover which crossed all of Israel from the north to the south and included battle jets, fuel planes and helicopters. The flyover is a … Continue reading

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