17. 08. 2014
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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...

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30. 07. 2014
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The Spike Missile: A Look at Israel’s Elite Defender

Source: JSpace News As the conflict continues between Hamas in Gaza and the Israel Defense Forces, and the casualties mount, we are taking a closer look at some of the weaponry used in...

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26. 07. 2014
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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...

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21. 07. 2014
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Battlefield Map: IDF Ground Offensive in Gaza

Source: JewsNews Debka MAP: IDF Ground Offensive in Gaza

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19. 07. 2014
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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...

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17. 07. 2014
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IDF Begins Ground Operation in Gaza

Source: IDF Following ten days of Hamas attacks against Israel by land, air, and sea – and after repeated rejections of offers to deescalate the situation – the Israel Defense Forces has started...

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09. 07. 2014
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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...

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IDF Commences Operation Protective Edge Against Hamas

Editor’s Note:  IDF airstrikes will kill suspected Hamas terrorist targets.The civilian death count will be high.  Essential public services such as electricity and water will be destroyed. Source: IDF Blog IDF has commenced Operation Protective...

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03. 07. 2014
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Israel’s Army Sends Contingent South to Gaza Border

Source:  Jewish Press Lines of tanks, armored personnel carriers and jeeps are moving along roads that were carefully paved smooth earlier this year. Thousands of IDF soldiers already toting their gear are ready,...

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22. 06. 2014
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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...

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01. 06. 2014
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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...

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11. 05. 2014
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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....

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24. 04. 2014
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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....

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21. 04. 2014
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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...

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HUMINT: The secrets of Unit 504

Source: israel hayom Being a member of Unit 504 is not for the faint of heart • This field interrogation unit gleans tactical, real-time information that changes battle plans and, most importantly, saves the...

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25. 03. 2014
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Only a ground offensive will defeat the enemy, says senior IDF source

  Source: Jerusalem Post   Ground forces make upgrades to prepare for war with Hezbollah; 40% of artillery rounds to be high-accuracy shells; Ground Forces planners are taking into account an enemy that...

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18. 03. 2014
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IDF Strikes in Syria Following Border Incident

            Source: Arutz Sheva The IDF attacked several sites on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights overnight Tuesday, in retaliation for a terror attack in which four soldiers were...

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06. 03. 2014
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The Objective: Dominating the Enemy’s Frequency Spectrum

Source: Israel Defense According to the IDF doctrine, the EW (Electronic Warfare) elements are a part of the fire delivery plan, and the elements of this layout operate close to the combat units,” explains Col....

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11. 02. 2014
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LAPD scopes out Israeli surveillance drones and ‘big data’ solutions for highly militarized counterinsurgency forces

Source: Jewish Journal The LAPD-Israel bond was in large part fused by former LAPD Chief William Bratton, who made official trips to Israel to learn about the country’s advanced counter-terrorism tactics during his...

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22. 01. 2014
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Electronic Warfare: The IDF’s Asset in the Air

Source: Israel Defense Forces In the 21st Century, wars are being fought electronically. The Israel Air Force is developing electronic warfare capabilities on land and in the air, to make sure they always...

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19. 12. 2013
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Developing robots for warfare – Israeli research sees the future battlefield dominated by robots and unmanned devices.

Developing robots for warfare – Israeli research sees the future battlefield dominated by robots and unmanned devices.

Source: Globes The man, who was among of the throngs of people who filled the event hall of the luxury hotel in the Middle Eastern Arab capital, on a rainy afternoon in January,...

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09. 12. 2013
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Israel-Syria Border a Tinderbox

Israel-Syria Border a Tinderbox

Source: Gatestone Institute Israeli military planners say the Syrian arena has become intrinsically linked to Lebanon. Commanders are telling their units that war could erupt — swiftly and unpredictably — tomorrow, and to...

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29. 11. 2013
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IDF’s Druse battalion prepares for its next clash with Hezbollah

IDF’s Druse battalion prepares for its next clash with Hezbollah

Source: Jerusalem Post On both sides of the Israel-Lebanon border, the IDF and Hezbollah are quietly and intensively preparing for the next clash between them, a conflict both expect will surpass previous wars,...

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24. 09. 2013
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A history of strategic cooperation between Israel and Kenya

A history of strategic cooperation between Israel and Kenya

Source: Jerusalem Post Media outlets broadcasting from Kenya are stubbornly and repeatedly reporting on the presence of Israeli “special forces,” who they say have helped in efforts to end the Islamist terror attack...

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22. 09. 2013
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IDF ‘Sky Crows’ unit would be key in future Iran strike

IDF ‘Sky Crows’ unit would be key in future Iran strike

Source: Jerusalem Post Nestled deep in the maze of an Israel Air Force base, secretive units form an essential component in any Israeli air strike in enemy territory with air defenses. Indeed, they...

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10. 09. 2013
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‘Digital Ground Army’ will help IDF battalion commanders win next war

‘Digital Ground Army’ will help IDF battalion commanders win next war

Source: Jerusalem Post Battalion commanders in the infantry are expected to play decisive roles in future wars, and as such, the army is equipping them with a revolutionary command-and-control system that will give...

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01. 09. 2013
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IDF Chief Says Many Secret Operations Have Been Carried Out on Golan Front

IDF Chief Says Many Secret Operations Have Been Carried Out on Golan Front

Source: Algemeiner Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday met with the IDF General Staff forum, including Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and IDF Chief-of-Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz, who revealed that much defense work on Israel’s Golan...

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25. 08. 2013
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IDF Boosts Navy near Lebanon

IDF Boosts Navy near Lebanon

Source: Arutz Sheva The IDF plans to purchase a “Super Dvora Mk III” warship which will be stationed off the coast of Israel’s northern border, near Lebanon, the IDF website reports. The ship,...

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27. 07. 2013
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Profiting off war: A look into the world of Israeli arms dealing

Profiting off war: A look into the world of Israeli arms dealing

Source: 972Mag A laboratory is a site where scientists conduct experiments under controlled conditions – a space where large-scale phenomena such as hurricanes are miniaturized and tiny objects such as microbes are magnified...

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10. 07. 2013
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IDF to Create Fifth Division to Protect Golan Heights From Syrian Civil War, Increased Hezbollah Activity

IDF to Create Fifth Division to Protect Golan Heights From Syrian Civil War, Increased Hezbollah Activity

Source: Algemeiner The Israel Defense Force has created a new northern regional division to stop any spillover from the Syrian civil war or violation of the cease-fire line in the Golan Heights, IDF...

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09. 07. 2013
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Syria naval base blast points to Israeli raid

Syria naval base blast points to Israeli raid

Editor’s Note: An Israeli pre-emptive strike by air or sea? Read :Israel Destroyed Syrian Weapons Depot Containing Advanced Russian Arms and Syrian rebels claim IAF destroyed S-300 battery near Homs Source: Reuters Foreign forces destroyed...

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08. 07. 2013
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Israel army unveils new cyber defense Lotam Unit

Israel army unveils new cyber defense Lotam Unit

Source: Shanghai Daily The Israeli military offered Monday a peek into one of its most secretive bases, which houses a newly established unit tasked with defending its own networks against mounting attacks launched...

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02. 07. 2013
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Israel Defense Forces:Tomorrow’s Wars — No Longer Science Fiction

Israel Defense Forces:Tomorrow’s Wars — No Longer Science Fiction

Source: HS Today What will tomorrow’s wars look like?  What was once considered science fiction is fast becoming a reality. The characteristics of the battlefield of the future will  demand an even faster...

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01. 07. 2013
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IDF Battalion ‘Tip of Spear’ in Future Hezbollah War

IDF Battalion ‘Tip of Spear’ in Future Hezbollah War

Source: CBN Israel must always be prepared for war. Danger awaits the Jewish state across each border and fighting in Syria makes the north an area of concern. CBN News got a rare...

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30. 05. 2013
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IDF to extend Air, Sea and Land capabilities for any proposed long-range mission, such as a pre-emptive strike on Iran

IDF to extend Air, Sea and Land capabilities for any proposed long-range mission, such as a pre-emptive strike on Iran

Source: JV Each year, Israel makes strides in a range of domains—from business to medicine to academic scholarship. Yet one area in which Jerusalem has grown rapidly as of late is in its...

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21. 05. 2013
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Israeli, Syrian troops trade fire in Golan Heights and the strategic battle for Qusair

Israeli, Syrian troops trade fire in Golan Heights and the strategic battle for Qusair

Source: WP Israeli military and Syrian regular army troops exchanged fire early Tuesday along the cease-fire line in the occupied Golan Heights, an area that has become a potential flash point for spillover...

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10. 05. 2013
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Electronic Warfare : IDF’s teleprocessing corps C4i

Electronic Warfare : IDF’s teleprocessing corps C4i

Source: JP “I’m directing EW at the head. This is also a form of psychological warfare. I can engage in this and then deny it. It wrecks the functionality of the enemy,” the...

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30. 04. 2013
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IDF launches surprise drill in northern border

IDF launches surprise drill in northern border

Source: JP In the shadow of ongoing northern tensions, the IDF launched a large-scale surprise drill and called up 2,000 reserves to the North on Sunday evening to test its ability to quickly...

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14. 04. 2013
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Operating in the Shadows: IDF’s Elite Combat Units

Operating in the Shadows: IDF’s Elite Combat Units

Source: JP IN THE shadows, away from the public glare, several elite combat units operate to safeguard Israel’s security. Some gather intelligence behind enemy lines, others are sent to secure a strategic site,...

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08. 04. 2013
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Jihadist Control at Israel’s Northern Borders Casts Shadow of War

Jihadist Control at Israel’s Northern Borders Casts Shadow of War

Source: JP Middle East power vacuums are fuel for war. A withdrawal of Assad’s army from across the Golan Heights, and fierce clashes between Hizbullah and Syrian rebels, threaten Israel on both northern...

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26. 03. 2013
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Israel Defence Forces planning for confrontation with Egypt

Israel Defence Forces planning for confrontation with Egypt

Source: MEM Israel Today newspaper has prepared a special report on the Arab armies in the Middle East; its title is telling; “Long Arm in the Region” is a reference to the Israel...

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15. 03. 2013
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Israel gearing up for the next war with Hezbollah

Israel gearing up for the next war with Hezbollah

Source: JT ON a dusty field in Israel’s southern desert, the military is gearing up for the next battle against a familiar foe – Hezbollah in Lebanon. As the Syrian civil war intensifies,...

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14. 03. 2013
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Regional Flashpoint – Iran and Hezbollah ‘have built 50,000-strong force to help Syrian regime’

Regional Flashpoint – Iran and Hezbollah ‘have built 50,000-strong force to help Syrian regime’

Source: LG Iran and Hezbollah have built a 50,000-strong parallel force in Syria to help prolong the life of the Damascus regime and to maintain their influence after Assad’s fall, Israel‘s military intelligence chief has claimed. Major General Aviv...

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01. 01. 2013
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IDF and Syrian rebel officers meet clandestinely in Jordan

IDF and Syrian rebel officers meet clandestinely in Jordan

Source: Debka Israeli officials have been holding talks in Jordan with Syrian opposition officials “in advance of a possible Israeli-U.S. operation in Syria to protect the Golan Heights,” Western intelligence sources reported Tuesday,...

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01. 01. 2013
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Tamoun raid hints as to IDF covert unit’s ops

Tamoun raid hints as to IDF covert unit’s ops

Source: Ynet The IDF said Tuesday that the raid in the West Bank village of Tamoun, south of Jenin, was successful, despite the riots that raged during and after the operation. Earlier, the...

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17. 12. 2012
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IDF ground forces undergo communications revolution

IDF ground forces undergo communications revolution

Source: JPost A communications system is being introduced into the IDF’s ground forces that is set to revolutionize the way the army engages the enemy and interacts with its units on the battlefield....

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13. 12. 2012
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IDF preparing units for next war: Lebanon and West Bank

IDF preparing units for next war: Lebanon and West Bank

Source: Jerusalem Post The IDF Spokesman’s Office is preparing for the next war, in which the swiftness of its response will be key, Brig.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai, the IDF Spokesman, says. Speaking to the...

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29. 11. 2012
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US Army Corps of Engineers to build mysterious ‘Site 911′ in Israel

US Army Corps of Engineers to build mysterious ‘Site 911′ in Israel

Source: Independent The US Army Corps of Engineers plans to supervise construction of a five-story underground facility for an Israel Defense Forces complex, oddly named “Site 911,” at an Israeli Air Force base...

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18. 11. 2012
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Israel special forces on the ground in Gaza seeking out hidden rocket sites

Israel special forces on the ground in Gaza seeking out hidden rocket sites

Source: Times of Israel Israeli special forces are deployed in Gaza searching for hidden rockets and weapons, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday, amid fears that a desperate Hamas might affix chemical weapons...

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14. 11. 2012
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IAF Assassinates Hamas Terror Wing Commander; Hamas: ‘This is Open War’

IAF Assassinates Hamas Terror Wing Commander; Hamas: ‘This is Open War’

Source: Arutz Sheva The IAF fired a missile at a car in Gaza Wednesday, killing the commander of Hamas’s “military” terror wing, Ahmed Jaabari. Israel’s TV Channel 2 says his son was also...

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12. 11. 2012
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Analysis: From assassinations to ground offensives

Analysis: From assassinations to ground offensives

Source: Jerusalem Post The IDF probably has a broad range of options to choose from if it wishes to escalate its response to ongoing Palestinian rocket fire on southern Israel. As of now,...

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11. 11. 2012
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Israel launches air raids Gaza Strip amid hints of ground invasion

Israel launches air raids Gaza Strip amid hints of ground invasion

Source: Telegraph The raids came as Benjamin Netanyahu indicated Israel may launch a ground invasion into Gaza, after a weekend of escalating cross border violence. The overnight air raids targeted a smuggling tunnel...

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06. 11. 2012
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Israel and Syria: a nightmare scenario

Israel and Syria: a nightmare scenario

Source: Times of Israel “This is a Syrian matter which may turn into an Israeli matter.” So noted IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz near the site where three of Syrian President Bashar...

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03. 11. 2012
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Simulation: First 48 hours after a strike on Iran

Simulation: First 48 hours after a strike on Iran

Source: Jerusalem Post The Institute for National Security Studies held a war game recently in which players representing regional actors simulated the first 48 hours after an IDF strike on the Islamic Republic....

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03. 11. 2012
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Israel invests millions in drive for elite ‘cyber warriors': Unit 8200

Israel invests millions in drive for elite ‘cyber warriors': Unit 8200

Source: Telegraph The Jewish state is facing a dire shortage of “cyber-combat troops” and is scouring the Jewish Diaspora for exceptional, teenage computer minds to recruit to its cyber unit Intelligence Corps Unit...

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29. 10. 2012
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Israel used Sudan bombing as ‘dry run’ for attack on Iran

Israel used Sudan bombing as ‘dry run’ for attack on Iran

Source: AP/Times of Israel An Israel airstrike was behind the explosion last Wednesday at a Sudanese weapons factory, and that attack was a “dry run for a forthcoming attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities,”...

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25. 10. 2012
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Sudan: a front for Israel’s proxy war on Sinai jihadis?

Sudan: a front for Israel’s proxy war on Sinai jihadis?

Source: Reuters If Israel bombed a Sudanese munitions factory, as Khartoum alleges, the raid was part of its widening proxy war against Islamist militants in neighbouring Egypt which the Jewish state is reluctant...

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09. 10. 2012
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Senior IDF Source: Expect ‘Cast Lead 2′

Senior IDF Source: Expect ‘Cast Lead 2′

Source: Arutz Sheva After Hamas and Islamic Jihad co-signed a statement taking responsibility for the 55-rocket barrage fired into southern Israel over the Simchat Torah holiday, a senior IDF source said Israel has...

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19. 09. 2012
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Golan Heights: IDF Launches Surprise Drill as Tensions Grow over Iran, Syria and al-Qaida

Golan Heights: IDF Launches Surprise Drill as Tensions Grow over Iran, Syria and al-Qaida

Source: IBT The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) have launched surprise military exercises on the Golan Heights, on the border with Lebanon and Syria, as tensions continue to grow in the region. The exercise...

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06. 09. 2012
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IDF Chief of Staff: the next war with Lebanon will knock the country back “by decades.”

IDF Chief of Staff: the next war with Lebanon will knock the country back “by decades.”

Source: Arutz Sheva IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz voiced hope in an interview published Thursday that Iranian leaders will decide to scrap their nuclear arms program of their own accord....

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13. 08. 2012
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‘We [IDF] could destroy parts of Lebanon to stop rockets’

‘We [IDF] could destroy parts of Lebanon to stop rockets’

Source: JPOST Israel may need to destroy parts of Lebanon and Gaza if Hezbollah and Hamas rain missiles upon the country in response to an Israeli attack on Iran, former Mossad head Danny...

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09. 08. 2012
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Israel: Prepare for a Multi-Front War

Israel: Prepare for a Multi-Front War

Source: Arutz Sheva DF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz warned on Thursday that despite the IDF and the Shin Bet’s ability to foil this week’s terror attacknear the border with Egypt, there are...

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05. 08. 2012
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Israeli strike on Iran may be no more than a couple of months away

Israeli strike on Iran may be no more than a couple of months away

In Israeli military strike on Iran may be just weeks or at most a couple of months away, a former Israeli intelligence chief said Friday, while stressing that he personally did not think...

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30. 07. 2012
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IDF establishing elite units for logistical support

IDF establishing elite units for logistical support

Source: Jerusalem Post The IDF plans to establish an elite reconnaissance unit with a high level of maneuverability for providing logistical support for military forces operating behind enemy lines. Under a plan drafted...

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13. 07. 2012
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Israel Preparing for Action in Syria, Says Former Mossad Chief

Israel Preparing for Action in Syria, Says Former Mossad Chief

Source: Arutz Sheva Former Mossad chief Danny Yatom said on Thursday that Israel is preparing for the possibility of military action in Syria, in case its chemical weapons were to end up in...

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08. 06. 2012
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IDF holds simulation of outbreak of first Lebanon war

IDF holds simulation of outbreak of first Lebanon war

Source: Haaretz Thirty years after the outbreak of the first Lebanon war, soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces’ Givati Brigade are training to fight in the same conditions that Givati troops faced during...

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20. 05. 2012
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Turkish report claims Israel wants to put 20,000 soldiers in Cyprus

Turkish report claims Israel wants to put 20,000 soldiers in Cyprus

Source: Times of Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly suggested creating a 20,000-strong military presence in Cyprus to protect oil and gas interests on the island, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported Sunday. According...

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11. 05. 2012
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Nano Drones, Ethical Algorithms: Inside Israel’s Secret Plan for Its Future Air Force

Nano Drones, Ethical Algorithms: Inside Israel’s Secret Plan for Its Future Air Force

Nano drones that an infantryman can pull out of his pocket; helicopters piloted by robots who extract wounded soldiers from the battlefield; micro satellites on demand; large spy balloons in the upper reaches...

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10. 05. 2012
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The war between wars

The war between wars

The war between wars.” This is the term that IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz uses to describe the covert operations that the military’s special forces carry out during times of apparent...

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22. 04. 2012
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Israel ready to strike Iran, Lebanon, Gaza if ordered, says military chief

Source: Al Arabiya/AFP Israeli forces are carrying out more special operations beyond the country’s borders and will be ready to attack Iran’s nuclear sites, Gaza and Lebanon if ordered, the chief-of-staff said in...

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07. 04. 2012
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Special IDF units gear up for next war: Lebanon

Special IDF units gear up for next war: Lebanon

Relevant: A world map without Lebanon Operation Cast Lead   Source: Haaretz Almost six years after the Second Lebanon War, special Israeli units are preparing to take part in mass incursions into Lebanon...

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