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  • Iran planned attack on Israeli vessel in Suez

    03/24/2012 11:09:33 PM PDT · by U-238 · 20 replies · 2+ views
    Ynet ^ | 3/24/2012 | Roi Kais
    Egyptian security forces were able to foil a terror attack on Israeli vessels in the Suez Canal, Cairo's Al-Ahram weekly reported Saturday. According to the report, the Egyptian investigation into the matter concluded that the potential attacks were orchestrated by Iran. Egyptian authorities have two suspects in custody – Saliman Rizek abdel Razek and Salame Ahmed Salame. The two deny any involvement, but according to the report authorities have evidence linking them, via the offer of a 50 million Egyptian pounds payment, to a third suspect – Muhammad Zakri – who they allegedly tried to hire to execute the attack....
  • Germany confirms sale of nuclear-capable sub to Israel

    03/22/2012 1:24:15 AM PDT · by U-238 · 6 replies · 1+ views
    Defense Talk ^ | 3/21/2012 | AFP
    Germany will sell Israel a sixth nuclear capable Dolphin-class submarine, Germany's defence minister confirmed on Tuesday after talks in Berlin with his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak. "An additional submarine will be delivered to Israel," Thomas de Maiziere told a joint press conference with Barak, adding that Germany would subsidise the cost although he did not say by how much. A German government source in November said Germany would foot a third of the bill, amounting to a maximum of 135 million euros ($178 million). Germany reconsidered the sale of the submarine to Israel in the wake of tensions over Jewish...
  • Security & Defense: Sailing on stormy seas

    07/29/2011 9:12:27 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 2 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 07/29/2011 | YAAKOV KATZ
    Security & Defense: Sailing on stormy seas By YAAKOV KATZ 29/07/2011 A battle is raging within the IDF over the force’s raison d’être and the role it is supposed to play both in times of war and in times of peace. By far the smallest branch in the IDF, the Israel Navy has made an impressive leap in its capabilities in recent years, turning into a major player in the country’s military operations. But at the same time, its future hangs in the balance as the IDF General Staff deliberates whether to approve an ambitious plan to purchase two new...
  • Israeli navy seizes Gaza-bound yacht

    07/19/2011 8:11:24 AM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 3 replies · 1+ views
    Reuters ^ | 7/19/11 | Ori Lewis
    (Reuters) - The Israeli navy Tuesday seized a French yacht carrying pro-Palestinian activists heading for the blockaded Gaza Strip and forced it to go to Israel's Ashdod port, a military spokeswoman said. "I can confirm that the yacht has been boarded and that everything went smoothly, there were no casualties," the spokeswoman said after marines boarded the "Dignite-Al-Karama" yacht in the eastern Mediterranean. Chief military spokesman Brigadier-General Yoav Mordechai said the passengers were transferred from the yacht to one of the warships sent to intercept it and were en route to Ashdod. The 17-passenger yacht had declared an Egyptian port...
  • Ceremony salutes 2010 operations by Israel's new Underwater Missions Unit

    12/10/2010 4:33:18 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 6 replies
    World Tribune ^ | December 7, 2010
    Ceremony salutes 2010 operations by Israel's new Underwater Missions Unit TEL AVIV — The Israel Navy unveiled details of its new Underwater Missions Unit, designed to conduct sabotage, reconnaissance and other operations. Military sources said the unit was also trained to repair the hull of ships while inside the water. "Our level of diving today is among the best in the world," unit commander, identified only as Maj. Oren, said. At a recent ceremony, Oren said the unit also searches for remains of soldiers lost at sea, Middle East Newsline reported. The commander said the unit, which recruits once every...
  • IDF: Global Jihad links on flotilla

    06/01/2010 10:40:16 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 11 replies · 450+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 6/1/2010 | Yaakov Katz
    Dozens of passengers who were aboard the Mavi Marmara Turkish passenger ship are suspected of having connections with global jihad-affiliated terrorist organizations, defense officials said on Tuesday, amid growing concerns that Turkish warships would accompany a future flotilla to the Gaza Strip. According to the defense officials, the IDF has identified about 50 passengers on the ship who could have terrorist connections with global jihad-affiliated groups. RELATED: Editorial: A turning point for Turkey What is the IHH? During its searches of the Mavi Marmara on Tuesday, the military also discovered a cache of bulletproof vests and night-vision goggles, as well...
  • Israeli Navy Approaches Gaza Flotilla

    05/30/2010 7:15:40 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 62 replies · 2,104+ views
    New York Times ^ | 5/30/2010 | Isabel Kershner
    The Israeli navy made its first contact with a flotilla carrying hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists and thousands of tons of supplies for Gaza shortly before midnight on Sunday, surprising the boats in international waters, according to activists on one vessel. Israel has vowed not to let the flotilla reach the shores of Gaza, where the Islamic militant group Hamas holds sway, putting the activists and the Israelis on a high-profile public relations collision course. Named the Freedom Flotilla and led by the pro-Palestinian Free Gaza Movement and a Turkish organization, Insani Yardim Vakfi, the convoy of six cargo and passenger...
  • Israel targeting all Hamas smuggling channels including Western-backed flotilla

    05/30/2010 1:18:13 AM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 1 replies · 338+ views
    World Tribune ^ | 5/28/2010 | World Tribune
    The Israel Navy has been training to block a Western-organized flotilla of ships from reaching the Gaza Strip over the next few days.Sources did not rule out the prospect that the flotilla would contain military or dual-use components sought by Hamas. Israel's military has determined that the Hamas regime has intensified weapons smuggling efforts to the Gaza Strip. Military sources said Hamas and its Palestinian allies were employing a range of routes to bring weapons, fuel and cash to the Gaza Strip. The sources said Hamas was being hampered by increasing efforts by Egypt and Israel. "Hamas uses all means...
  • Sons of Sa’ar? Israel’s Next Generation Frigates

    05/20/2010 11:10:47 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 4 replies · 391+ views
    Defense Industry Daily ^ | 2/21/2010 | se Industry Daily
    The 1,227t/ 1,350 ton Sa’ar 5 Eilat Class corvettes were built by Northrop Grumman in the 1990s for about $260 million each. It’s a decent performer in a number of roles, from air defense to anti-submarine work, to coastal patrol and special forces support – but a master of none. The Israelis are looking for a next-generation vessel with better high-end capabilities, and the USA is their logical supplier. Given Israel’s size and cost requirements, however, the only American option was their Littoral Combat Ship. Israel pursued that option for several years, conducting studies and trying to get a better...
  • The Enemy Of My Enemy Can Use The Suez Canal

    02/10/2010 6:33:43 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 10 replies · 519+ views
    The Strategy Page ^ | 1/10/2010 | The Strategy Page
    Egyptians reported that two Israeli warships passed through the Suez canal recently. The two ships are believed headed for the Persian Gulf, where Israeli ships have been mapping the local waters, in cooperation with the U.S. Navy. For years, Egypt would not allow Israeli submarines to pass through the Suez canal. But last June, an Israeli submarine went through the Suez canal and conducted naval exercises in the Red Sea. Israel said that the sub would not be stationed in the Red Sea, but would return to its Mediterranean base. There were reports that an Israeli missile boat passed through...
  • 2 Israeli Navy ships passed through Suez Canal

    02/07/2010 11:35:20 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 8 replies · 699+ views ^ | 02/06/2010 | Roee Nahmias
    Two Israeli missile boats reportedly passed through the Suez Canal Thursday morning, according to Arab media reports over the weekend. Egyptian authorities reportedly adopted strict security measures to ensure the ships' safety. According to the reports, the two Navy ships traveled through the canal en route to the Red Sea.The sources did not provide the exact ultimate destination of the missile boats. However, Egyptian maritime sources quoted in the Arab media estimated that both ships were headed to the Persian Gulf and may reach it within four days. The veracity of these estimates is unclear. The sail through the Suez...
  • Hamas seeks Chinese C-802 anti-ship missile from Iran

    01/29/2010 3:44:23 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 11 replies · 399+ views
    Geostrategy Direct ^ | 2/01/2010 | Geostrategy Direct
    Hamas has submitted a request for a Chinese-origin cruise missile deployed by another Iranian proxy, Hizbullah. Israeli military sources asserted that Hamas was seeking to acquire the Chinese-origin C-802 anti-ship missile from Iran. The sources said Hamas has determined that the C-802 would comprise a deterrent against Israel Navy operations along the Gaza coast. "Hamas believes that the Israel Navy would significantly reduce its presence [because of the C-802] and operate farther away from the Gaza coast," a military source said. The sources said Hamas has been briefed by Hizbullah on the C-802. Hizbullah, aided by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard...
  • Israel Seeks German Arms-Aid Deal [1B euro package: submarine, corvettes]

    01/20/2010 7:53:37 AM PST · by wolf78 · 5 replies · 350+ views
    DefenseNews | 18 January 2010 | Barbara Opall-Rome
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  • Israel 'seeks to buy 6th German sub'

    01/19/2010 5:21:58 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 11 replies · 535+ views
    Space War ^ | 01/18/2010 | UPI via Tel Aviv
    Israel is discussing the purchase of a sixth Dolphin submarine from Germany, fueling concerns that the Jewish state is gearing up for a protracted conflict with Iran, officials say. The Israeli navy has three Dolphins operational, and all are purported to be capable of launching nuclear-armed Harpoon cruise missiles. Two other Dolphins are being built for Israel at the Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft shipyard in Kiel and are due for delivery in 2012. The new purchase is high on the agenda of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who arrived in Berlin Monday with a team of senior ministers for a historic joint cabinet...
  • Israeli navy in Suez Canal prepares for potential attack on Iran?

    07/16/2009 5:17:29 PM PDT · by Iraqs Inconvenient Truth. · 9 replies · 1,177+ views
    Times Online UK ^ | July 16, 2009 | Sheera Frenkel in Jerusalem
    Two Israeli missile class warships have sailed through the Suez Canal ten days after a submarine capable of launching a nuclear missile strike, in preparation for a possible attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities.
  • Israeli Warships Make Rare Suez Canal Crossing

    07/14/2009 8:17:33 AM PDT · by Fennie · 25 replies · 3,233+ views
    AFP ^ | July 14, 2009
    Two Israeli navy ships made a rare crossing of Egypt's Suez Canal Tuesday, headed from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea in the latest of "unusual" navy drills spotted in Suez over the past month, a port source told AFP. One of the ships, the Hanit, already crossed the canal both ways in June, in what the source said was the first case of a large Israeli warship using the strategic waterway, although this was not possible to confirm officially.
  • Israel accused of ramming Gaza aid ship (Former Dem Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney aboard!)

    12/30/2008 5:47:23 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 216 replies · 10,914+ views
    The London Guardian ^ | December 30, 2008 | Mark Tran
    Activists trying to bring aid to Gaza today claimed their boat had been rammed by Israeli gunboats in a "criminal attack" in international waters. The Free Gaza Movement said its vessel, the Dignity, was intercepted by several Israeli vessels as it was heading to the Gaza Strip, which has been under Israeli aerial bombardment since Saturday. One gunboat rammed the Dignity on the port bow side, causing heavy damage, although no one was hurt, the group said. "[The Dignity] is taking on water and appears to have engine problems," the movement said on its website. "When attacked, the Dignity was...
  • Navy may blockade Lebanon for months

    08/20/2006 11:57:10 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 11 replies · 747+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 08/21/2006 | By YAAKOV KATZ
    Despite claims of a mounting humanitarian crisis in Lebanon, the navy is under orders to maintain a sea blockade until a multinational force completes its deployment in the south, a high-ranking naval officer told The Jerusalem Post Sunday. The officer said the blockade could continue for another "several months" pending a decision by the diplomatic echelon and was in place with the goal of preventing transfer of arms to Hizbullah. Defense Minister Amir Peretz said Sunday that Israel would continue to use all the means at its disposal to thwart attempts to smuggle weapons to Hizbullah. "We plan to insist...
  • Navy destroys Hizbullah's harbor in Beirut

    08/04/2006 10:16:30 AM PDT · by SmithL · 28 replies · 1,163+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 8/4/6 | YAAKOV KATZ
    Israeli Navy ships destroyed the Adi Nasrallsh Harbor in south Beirut on Friday evening. According to the army, the harbor, named after Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah's son who was killed by the IDF 1997, was the launching site of the Iranian C-802 missile that was fired at the Navy ship Hanit killing four soldiers in mid-July. The site was also used to train Hizbullah operatives in weapons-smuggling, the army said.
  • The Iranian War Conference

    07/14/2006 8:08:19 AM PDT · by george76 · 30 replies · 1,620+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | July 13, 2006
    It was only last Saturday that Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, at a two-day conference attended by officials from Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Syria, called on the Islamic world to mobilize and wipe out Israel. Less than a week later we see the results of this conference.
  • IDF finds bodies of missing sailors aboard damaged Navy ship

    07/16/2006 7:25:19 AM PDT · by Jeff Head · 95 replies · 2,935+ views ^ | JUly 16, 2006 | Amos Harel
    The remains of three missing Israel Defense Forces soldiers who disappeared when their warship was attacked by Hezbollah off the coast of Lebanon were found Sunday aboard the damaged vessel, military officials said. The body of a fourth soldier hurt in the attack was identified Saturday as Staff Sergeant Tal Amgar, 21, from Ashdod. The three soldiers have been named as Sergeant Yoni Hershkovitz, 21, from Haifa; Corporal Shai Atias, 19, from Rishon Letzion and First Staff Sergeant Dov Shteinshos, 37, from Carmiel. The incident occurred close to 8 P.M., west of Beirut, when the INS Spear, a Saar-5 Class...
  • 12 Egyptian Sailors Rescued to al-Bassel Hospital in Tartous, Syria

    07/15/2006 5:54:55 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 26 replies · 1,293+ views
    Syrian News Agency ^ | 7/15/2006 | Ahmad F. ZAHRA
    Tartous, Syrian coast, July 15 (SANA)- Twelve Egyptian sailors have been rescued and taken to al-Bassel Hospital in the Syrian coastal city of Tartous on Saturday after their ship which was in offshore Beirut in the Lebanese international waters was fired at, set ablaze by an Israeli barge that was firing at random in all directions. The Egyptian survivors said they sent a distress call via the satellites Friday night. They were rescued by two Syrian and Egyptian ships who were sailing in the area towards the Syrian coast, definitely to Tartous seaport. Director General of al-Bassel Hospital Dr. Talal...
  • One Killed and Three Missing in an Attack on Navy Rocket Ship-(video of ship returning to base)

    07/15/2006 4:39:28 PM PDT · by Flavius · 11 replies · 1,158+ views
    idf ^ | 15/07/2006 | na
    Yesterday, July 14th 2006, An IDF missile ship, "Ahi Hanit", was hit by a missile that was launched from the Lebanese coast. As a result of the attack, fire erupted on board. The crew members on board managed to control the damage, but four crew members were declared missing. During searches conducted on board the ship the body of one of the missing soldiers was found- Staff Sergeant Tal Amgar, 21, resident of Ashdod. Staff Sergeant Tal Amgar Sergeant Yaniv Hershkowit Master Sergeant Dov Shtierenshos
  • Navy was unaware of missile threat

    07/15/2006 1:58:15 PM PDT · by Woodstock · 58 replies · 1,409+ views ^ | 7/15/2006 | Hanan Greenberg
    Initial probe into attack on missile boat Friday reveals Navy had no intelligence of possible missile threat in area where boat was operating; missile, aircraft interception system has been turned off due to presence of IDF planes in sector The actions taken by crewmembers of the IDF missile boat that sustained a direct Hizbullah missile hit Friday, prevented a great disaster that could have resulted in numerous casualties, an initial inquiry into the incident reveals. Boat Attacked Sailor killed at sea / Tova Dadon Shortly after deadly attack on Navy ship operating off Beirut shores, Amgar family of Ashdod informed...
  • First pictures of stricken IDF Navy, Saar 5 vessel, hit by Iranian missile

    07/15/2006 3:20:15 PM PDT · by Jeff Head · 230 replies · 15,028+ views ^ | July 15, 2006 | Jeff Head
    Here are the first pictures I am aware of of the damaghed IDF Naval vessel, the Saar 5. Fron these pictures, it is clear that the ship was hit at an angle that would have allowed the CIWS to engage if it was active. I am now leaning towards the systems not being engaged at the time of attack. IMHO, if true, as some reports have indicated today (buit that I did not want to believe), it would be a fatal and inexcusable mistake in the environment the vessel found itself in...defending other IDF gunboats against air attack during shore...
  • Navy ship attacked by Hizbullah arrived to Ashdod

    07/15/2006 12:55:40 PM PDT · by Woodstock · 776+ views ^ | 7/15/2006 | Hanan Greenberg
    The navy ship that was attacked and damaged by a missile fired by Hizbullah off Beirut's shores arrived to the navy base in Ashdod. The navy is investigating the event.
  • Initial assessment of C-802 missile engagment against IDF Saar 5 AAW vessel.

    07/15/2006 11:01:02 AM PDT · by Jeff Head · 145 replies · 10,523+ views
    FR Exclusive | July 15, 2006 | Jeff Head
    On July 14th the IDF's best anti-air defense vessel was mission killed by a strike from shore off the Beruit, Lebannon coast. It appears that the vessel was hit by a guided missile, launched either by Iranian trained Hezbollah, or by Iranian Guards themselves operating out of Lebannon. Land-launched Chinese anti-shipping missile, C-802 The missile was apparently a Chinese-made C-802 which is a sub sonic surface to surface anti-shipping missile. The Iranians have purchased a lot of these from China, and is working with N. Korea to improve the design. The missile is capable of a sea-skimming approach, and reportedly...
  • Bodies of Two Israeli Sailors Found Aboard Hezbollah-Damaged Ship

    07/15/2006 9:46:02 AM PDT · by shield · 31 replies · 1,152+ views
    FoxNews ^ | July 15th, 2006 | FoxNews/AP
    JERUSALEM — The bodies of two of the four Israeli soldiers missing in a Hezbollah attack on their warship off Lebanon were found Saturday aboard the damaged vessel, military officials said. The ship was severely damaged Friday either by a drone loaded with explosives or a missile fired by Hezbollah as the Israeli navy blockaded Lebanon as part of its military offensive against the guerrillas.
  • Hizballah Brings out Iranian Silkworm to Hit Israel Navy Corvette(Ship)

    07/15/2006 9:36:19 AM PDT · by radar101 · 30 replies · 1,966+ views
    DEBKAFILE ^ | 15 JULY 2006 | Debka
    The disaster that overtook one of the Israeli Navy’s state of the art warships, Ahi-Hanit, was thoroughly planned in advance by an enemy which managed to take Israel’s military commanders by surprise. It has shocked Israel’s military to a degree comparable to the profound effect on US forces of al Qaeda’s 2000 attack on the USS Cole in Aden. The Saar-5 class corvette, with a crew of 61 seamen and a 10-man helicopter crew, was hit Friday, July 17 at 20:15 hours, while shelling Beirut international airport. Four crewmen were reported missing. One was found dead Saturday aboard the crippled...
  • Israel: Iran Aided Hezbollah Ship Attack

    07/15/2006 8:15:40 AM PDT · by george76 · 217 replies · 8,046+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 15, 2006 | MATT MOORE
    A missile fired by Hezbollah, not an unmanned drone laden with explosives, damaged an Israeli warship off Lebanon, the army said Saturday. Elite Iranian troops helped fire the missile... One sailor was killed and three were missing. The intelligence official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the information, said about 100 Iranian soldiers are in Lebanon and helped fire the Iranian-made, radar-guided C-102 at the ship late Friday. The official added that the troops involved in firing the missile are from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, an elite corps of more than 200,000 fighters that...
  • Missile hit Civilian boat off Lebanon: Israel

    07/14/2006 6:03:14 PM PDT · by blu · 29 replies · 1,382+ views
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A missile fired at an Israeli naval vessel off Lebanon hit a civilian boat, possibly from Egypt, the Israeli army said on Saturday. A spokeswoman said those on board were believed to have been evacuated, adding it was unclear if there were any casualties. After initially saying the missile had been fired at an Israeli vessel in a fresh strike early on Saturday, the spokeswoman later said it had been part of an attack late on Friday when an Israeli warship was badly damaged. "At the same time as the incident took place in which an Israeli...
  • Body of one of the four missing Israeli sailors found - Israeli radio.

    07/15/2006 2:58:14 AM PDT · by HHKrepublican_2 · 22 replies · 1,081+ views
    Body of one of the four missing Israeli sailors found - Israeli radio. No story yet, only BBC Headline
  • Hizballah Brings out Iranian Silkworm to Hit Israel Navy Corvette

    07/15/2006 4:21:36 AM PDT · by Oeconomicus · 185 replies · 8,131+ views
    DEBKA file ^ | July 15, 2006, 1:37 PM (GMT+02:00) | DEBKAfile Exclusive Military Analysis
    Hizballah Brings out Iranian Silkworm to Hit Israel Navy Corvette DEBKAfile Exclusive Military Analysis July 15, 2006, 1:37 PM (GMT+02:00) The disaster that overtook one of the Israeli Navy’s state of the art warships, Ahi-Hanit, was thoroughly planned in advance by an enemy which managed to take Israel’s military commanders by surprise. It has shocked Israel’s military to a degree comparable to the profound effect on US forces of al Qaeda’s 2000 attack on the USS Cole in Aden. The Saar-5 class corvette, with a crew of 61 seamen and a 10-man helicopter crew, was hit Friday, July 17 at...
  • IDF : Missile that hit ship was Iranian

    07/15/2006 4:48:46 AM PDT · by maquiladora · 107 replies · 4,403+ views
    A senior IDF officer said the ship was struck by an Iranian-made C802 missile, but he refused to say whether or not Iranian activists were behind the launching itself. The army said two C802 missiles were fired at the vessel; the first missed the ship and struck an Egyptian boat some 60 kilometers (37 miles) off the Lebanon coast. The stern of the ship was hit shortly after 8:30 p.m. Friday night and a conflagration ignited on the helicopter landing pad. The hit also damaged the ship’s internal operating systems.
  • Israeli Officials Say Warship Attacked By Unmanned Hezbollah Aircraft

    07/14/2006 10:47:23 PM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 24 replies · 1,064+ views
    AP ^ | 7-14-06 | Staff
    JERUSALEM (AP) - An unmanned Hezbollah aircraft rigged with explosives rammed into an Israeli missile ship late Friday, leaving four sailors missing and causing heavy damage and a fire, Israeli military officials said. The army said a search was underway for the seamen. The statement confirmed earlier news reports the four were missing. The attack by the remote-controlled drone indicated Hezbollah has added a new weapon to the arsenal of rockets and mortars it has used against Israeli troops. The army said a missile ship carrying several dozen sailors suffered severe damage and was set on fire. Several hours after...
  • Hezbollah Fires Missile, Hits Egyptian Ship

    07/14/2006 5:45:19 PM PDT · by goresalooza · 122 replies · 4,387+ views
    Reuters as quoted by CNN's Paula Zahn
    <p>Paula Zahn on CNN just said Reuters reported that Hezbollan fired a missile at an Israeli ship in the Mediterranean, but it missed and hit an Egyptian ship instead.</p>
  • 23:20 Explosives-laden drone seriously damages Israel Navy ship off Beirut(Haaretz)

    07/14/2006 1:27:59 PM PDT · by Btrp113Cav · 274 replies · 12,992+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 14July2006 | Haaretz
    Just flashed on haaretz... If this is true, then Hezbollah is definately using iranian made equipment... who would think terrorist could have access to UAV bombs?
  • Israel Seeks 4 After Warship Hit Off Lebanon -Al-Jazeera

    07/14/2006 12:54:43 PM PDT · by rumrunner · 18 replies · 2,006+ views
    Al-Jazeera | 07/14/06 | None
    Israel Seeks 4 After Warship Hit Off Lebanon -Al-Jazeera
  • “Defense News”: Israel planning “Arrow Mark 4”

    06/06/2006 9:01:52 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 25 replies · 1,111+ views
    Globes Israel ^ | 5 Jun 06 | Ran Dagoni, Washington
    “Defense News”: Israel planning “Arrow Mark 4” Israel has asked the US for $58 million to speed up production of Arrow interceptor missile. Ran Dagoni, Washington 5 Jun 06 14:28 Israel Aircraft Industries Ltd. (IAI) subsidiary Elta Group, the Israel Air Force, and Ministry of Defense are designing components for the Arrow Mark IV, which will have qualitatively better performance than current versions. The Arrow upgrade is one response to the threat posted by conventional or nuclear armed Iranian ballistic missiles, says “Defense News”, citing Israeli defense sources. The Arrow Mark IV will have a new radar unit, improved interceptor...
  • India, Israel to develop long-range Barak missile

    02/03/2006 3:49:20 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 18 replies · 2,384+ views
    India, Israel to develop long-range Barak defence system Tribune News Service New Delhi, February 2 India and Israel have worked out an agreement to develop and produce the long-range Barak air defence system for both the Indian and the Israeli militaries. An agreement to this effect was signed between Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), Hyderabad and the Israeli Aircraft Industries. The pact is based on joint investment by both the companies to develop and manufacture unspecified numbers of Barak systems. According to, the initial co-development funding is about $ 350 million, of which IAI will finance 50 per...
  • Navy Helps Rescue Syrian Sailors

    04/20/2005 11:04:52 AM PDT · by Cecily · 26 replies · 947+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | April 20, 2005 | Arieh O'Sullivan
    The Navy helped rescue at least three survivors from a merchant vessel that was apparently flying a North Korean flag that sunk mysteriously off the northern Israeli coast on Wednesday. Navy vessels from the Israeli, French and United States navies were searching for four more crewmembers missing at sea.
  • Report: Israel beats German navy in sub war game

    08/29/2004 7:38:00 AM PDT · by yonif · 14 replies · 1,144+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Aug. 28, 2004 | ARIEH O'SULLIVAN
    In a rare revelation of war games between Israel and one of its allies, a newspaper reported over the weekend that an Israeli submarine engaged in a mock underwater battle with a German rival and won. According to Yediot Ahronot, the war game took place last week, lasted "a few hours" and involved depths of hundreds of meters. The Dolphin-class submarine "Tekuma" succeeded in tailing the German vessel. She followed the German submarine at a safe distance without being detected until the end of the exercise, the report said. "The fact that we are surrounded by enemy countries and are...
  • (Israeli) Navy Rescues Egyptian Vessel Caught In Stormy Waters

    02/24/2003 11:09:41 AM PST · by anotherview · 6 replies · 293+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 24 February 2003
    19:05 Feb-24-03, 22 Adar 5763Navy Rescues Egyptian Vessel Caught In Stormy Waters( A navy vessel this afternoon came to the rescue of an Egyptian cargo vessel that was experiencing difficulties as a result of the stormy weather. The Egyptian craft was about 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of the Port of Haifa. Once the crew onboard the Dabur realized the vessel was not a terrorist craft, the navy patrol crew escorted it to the Port of Haifa.