In response to threatening statements by the North Korean regime, President Obama announced significant enhancements to U.S. missile defense.
Iron Dome, Israel’s short range missile defense system, is the country’s somewhat belated response to the recurring barrages of rockets fired at its population centers. Conceived in 2005, Iron Dome went into full-scale development in 2007 and was first put [...]
JERUSALEM: With the threat of a missile strike from North Korea still looming, South Korea is exploring all avenues to defend itself.
Israel may have attacked targets in Syria — and risked a wider war — to stop ballistic missiles from falling into the hands of Islamic extremists. But current and former Israeli missile defense officials insist that if Hezbollah militants ever [...]
Israel was reportedly behind the massive airstrike near Damascus, Syria in the early hours of Sunday morning, targeting Iranian missiles bound for Hezbollah. This is the second reported Israeli airstrike this week inside of Syria, and the third such strike [...]
PM to convene security cabinet Sunday afternoon; Syrian retaliation for airstrikes is unlikely but always possible, Likud MK says hours after IAF reportedly strikes Iranian missile shipment near Damascus. May 5, 2013 – Apparently bracing for possible retaliation, Israel deployed [...]
The Pentagon has stepped up efforts to fund Israel’s anti-missile shield, with the Missile Defense Agency requesting $220 million in fiscal 2014. TEL AVIV, Israel, April 23 (UPI) — The Pentagon has stepped up efforts to fund Israel’s anti-missile shield [...]
April 22, 2013 – Questions have been raised over the effectiveness of the US-funded Iron Dome missile defence system used in Israel The new United States Defence Secretary, Chuck Hagel, has arrived for his first official trip to Israel, not [...]
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrives in Israel on Sunday, where he will kick off a trip to the Middle East.
The United States is to equip Israel with a range of advanced missiles and fighter jets, new defence chief Chuck Hagel has said on a visit to Jerusalem. The deal is part of a $10bn arms package involving Israel, the [...]