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Israel strikes again in latest Gaza operation

The arrest of leading Islamic terrorist, Bassem Saadi, by Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Jenin on August 1 led to fighting between Israel and the militant group of jihadis in Gaza

Israel completes major rebuild of crashed F-15I Ra’am

An Israeli Air Force F-15I Ra’am that had been involved in a crash-landing last year has completed repairs and is now flying again

Boeing contracted for US, Israeli KC-46A production

Boeing has been awarded two contracts – with a combined worth that exceeds $3bn – to produce another 15 KC-46A Pegasus tankers for the USAF and to build and deliver the four examples ordered by Israel through the FMS process

Czech MOD seeking Israeli UAV acquisition

The Czech Ministry of Defence has revealed that it is set to open negotiations with the Israeli government for the acquisition of three Israel Aerospace Industries-developed Heron I unmanned aerial vehicles for aerial reconnaissance duties

Introducing DCS: Sinai

Eagle Dynamics has announced the development of the upcoming DCS: Sinai map by third-party developer OnReTech.

FIA 2022: IAI signs contract with European country for special mission aircraft

Israel Aerospace Industries announced at the Farnborough Air Show on July 21 that it had signed a contract worth over $200m to provide a special mission aircraft to an unspecified European country

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REPORT: Israeli F-16Is continue to wage war on Syria's missile production facilities

Since 2017, the Israeli Air Force has been periodically attacking missile production facilities in Syria – with the latest assault occurring in April 2022. Air Forces Monthly details all six airstrikes, as well as the aircraft and squadrons that carried them out

Emirates earmarks June for Tel Aviv launch

Gulf giant Emirates has pencilled in June 23 as the date it plans to start daily rotations to Tel Aviv/Ben Gurion.

Israel moves forward with CH-53K acquisition

Israel’s quest for the Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion has moved forward after the Israeli Air Force signed a Letter of Acceptance agreement with the US government on December 30 to purchase the heavy-lift transport helicopter

UAE to equip A330 MRTT fleet with Israeli self-protection systems

Elbit Systems has announced that its UAE-based subsidiary, Elbit Systems Emirates, will supply Israeli-developed airborne self-protection systems for the UAE Air Force and Air Defence’s five-strong Airbus A330-243MRTT fleet