Israel’s nuclear strategy – a larger role for submarine-basing

Source: Jerusalem Post Although Israel’s current security emphases following Operation Protective Edge lie most plainly in counter-terrorism operations, this should not obscure the Jewish State’s overriding obligation to deter WMD attacks by enemy states, including, in the future,  nuclear blows… Continue Reading

Israeli Special Forces Maglan Unit (Unit 212) operating behind enemy lines and deep in Hamas territory

Editor’s Note: Hamas Guerrilla Units are no match to Maglan Units technologies and heavy weapons Source: Jerusalem Post Operating behind enemy lines, unit has destroyed series of high-quality Hamas targets; Source: Hamas cells are abandoning their positions and have a… Continue Reading

IDF Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Gaza Operations

Source: Debka File The outcome of the ground phase of Israel’s Defensive Edge Operation may be determined just as much by its unseen battle as by the destruction of more than a dozen Hamas terrorist tunnels and infrastructure Saturday morning,… Continue Reading

IDF’s Gaza assault is to control Palestinian gas, avert Israeli energy crisis

Source: Guardian Yesterday, Israeli defence minister and former Israeli Defence Force (IDF) chief of staff Moshe Ya’alon announced that Operation Protective Edge marks the beginning of a protracted assault on Hamas. The operation “won’t end in just a few days,” he said,… Continue Reading

Israel strikes 9 military targets in Syria

Source: Chicago Tribune Reporting from Jerusalem and Beirut — Israeli warplanes and missiles struck nine Syrian military positions early Monday in retaliation for an earlier cross-border attack that killed a 14-year-old boy and wounded three other civilians in the Israeli-occupied… Continue Reading

Israel Air Force opts for drones over attack helicopters

Source: Defense Update Israel has phased out the AH-1S Cobra helicopter gunship, in favour of using more drones, the Reuters news agency reports. The increasing reliance on unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) has evolved through the years, as the unmanned aircraft assumed increasingly complex missions,… Continue Reading

IDF Human Intelligence Division ‘UNIT 504′ recruiting agents to work against Syrian jihadists

Source: Middle East Monitor Israel is deeply concerned after Syrian opposition forces were reported to have control of more than 70 per cent of the border area, the Jerusalem Post said on Friday. In a report Israel’s security and intelligence… Continue Reading

Israel’s Nightmare: Mobsters With The Tactics Of Terrorists And The Tools Of The Israeli Army

          Source: Globalpost | Mintpress JERUSALEM — In the last year, fewer Israelis were killed by terrorist attacks than at any point since the outbreak of the second intifada. But as Palestinian terrorism has receded, bombings… Continue Reading

5 Most Innovative Weapons the IDF Has to Offer (That We Can Tell You About)

          Source: IDF Blog 1. The IDF Unmanned Ground Vehicle The border with Gaza is one of Israel’s most tense regions. Hamas snipers, anti-tank missiles and explosives threaten IDF soldiers whose job it is to patrol… Continue Reading