Tag: Israeli Defense Ministry

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First-Ever Volunteers from Thailand and Honduras Join IDF

The Algemeiner reports: This summer, 153 foreign volunteers from 12 different countries are enlisting in the IDF, according to data published on Sunday by the Israeli Defense Ministry. The group of new recruits — 122 males and 31 females — features

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Israel, U.S. Conduct Defense Test Against Thousands of Simulated Rockets

TEL AVIV – The United States and Israel successfully conducted a “milestone” exercise in which both countries’ missile defense systems were tested against a simulated attack of thousands of rockets fired from Lebanon and Iran, the Defense Ministry announced Wednesday.

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Israeli, Indian Defense Firms Sign Billion Dollar Cooperation Agreement

TEL AVIV – Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. signed a cooperation agreement with India’s Reliance Defense Systems Ltd. on Tuesday that will encompass future deals worth $10 billion, the Jerusalem Post reported. The companies made the announcement at the

armored buses

Israel Buys Armored Buses In NIS 106m Deal

Ynetnews reports:  Israel recently requested from the Merkavim factory 71 bullet resistant vehicles for a total amount of NIS 106 million, due to the continued wave of terrorism in the West Bank and renewed shooting attacks. This is the largest