Israel and region continue to feel reverberations of 9/11 two decades later

September 12, 2021 by  

As the world marks 20 years since Al-Qaeda’s terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the unprecedented events and their aftereffects continue to reverberate throughout the region and beyond. Read more

New report exposes ‘land of tunnels’ in Lebanon, pioneered by Hezbollah

A new report released on Thursday by the Alma Centre, which researches security challenges to Israel from Lebanon and Syria, exposed what it described as a large-scale inter-regional Hezbollah tunnel system in different parts of Lebanon. Read more

In wake of rocket attacks on Israel, Hezbollah tries to signal it’s ‘in control’

Hezbollah’s decision to fire 19 rockets at northern Israel on Friday came after the Lebanese terror organization took 24 hours to deliberate over a major dilemma: How should it respond to Israeli airstrikes in Southern Lebanon, launched early on Thursday morning? Read more

An inside look at the Israeli rescue effort in Surfside

A rescue delegation from the Israel Defence Forces Home Front Command is using visual intelligence techniques and information received from families of the victims to precisely map out the wreckage of a condo that crashed in a Miami suburb last week. Read more

Ex-Marine commander: Western countries to see adversaries employ Hamas, Hezbollah tactics

Future adversaries of Western states might now be encouraged to use similar tactics as those employed by Hamas and Hezbollah against Israel, a senior former American military commander has warned. Read more

As underwater threats proliferate, autonomous Israeli sea vessel stands guard

During the recent escalation between Hamas and Israel, the terrorist organization based in the Gaza Strip launched an ambitious attempt to damage a critical Israeli infrastructure target. Read more

IDF seeks to fast-track revolutionary approach to lessening future rocket fire

The Israel Defence Forces are seeking to fast-track a new system designed to remove Hamas’s ability to terrorize the Israeli home front with mass rocket attacks in future conflicts. Read more

How Israel can disrupt Hamas’s re-armament plans

As the truce in Gaza takes hold, Israel and the international community must employ multiple approaches to prevent Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) from once again using a quiet period to rearm themselves, a former Israeli defence official has said. Read more

An IDF ruse turned Hamas’s tunnels into death traps

May 16, 2021 by  

Shortly after midnight, the Israel Defence Spokesperson Unit sent a vague message: “IDF air and ground troops are currently attacking in the Gaza Strip. More details to follow.” Read more

Heavy rocket barrage on central Israel, hitting Tel Aviv, causes fatalities and injures dozens

A heavy rocket barrage fired by Gazan terror factions at central Israel killed an Israeli woman in Rishon Letzion and injured more than 20 civilians in multiple locations. Read more

Hamas’s destructive gamble to overtake leadership of the Palestinians

Hamas’s rocket assault on Jerusalem and southern Israel is a result of a dangerous and destructive decision by its leadership to gamble heavily in its power struggle with Fatah and to capitalize on what it sees as Israeli political chaos. Read more

After days of rockets on southern Israel, Hamas gets an ultimatum

As part of its power struggle with Fatah, Hamas has been enabling smaller Gazan terror factions to fire rockets at Israeli border communities since Friday. Read more

Natanz blast ‘likely took 5,000 centrifuges offline,’ though its progression is troublesome

The April 11 explosion that tore through the Iranian nuclear site of Natanz—and which the Islamic Republic has blamed on Israeli sabotage—appeared to have taken around 5,000 centrifuges of the IR-1 type offline, a new report released by the Jewish Institute for the National Security of America (JINSA) has said. Read more

Israeli strategic observers: ‘It appears as if a lot of Iranian work in Natanz went down the drain’

Threats by Iran to retaliate against what it said was an Israeli sabotage attack on its Natanz nuclear site on April 11 and the reported attack on an Iranian command ship in the Red Sea on April 6 should be taken seriously, observers in Israel say, but they also indicate the distress that the Iranian regime is feeling as it absorbs one blow after another. Read more

The ICC’s attempt to place Israel on par with terror armies

April 9, 2021 by  

The International Criminal Court’s Feb. 5 decision that it has jurisdiction to investigate alleged war crimes in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem represents a milestone in the politicization of international law. Read more

From the Holocaust to the IDF: Grandfather and grandson share a story of survival and continuity

As Israel prepared to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, a grandfather who survived the Nazi atrocities in Poland and his grandson shared a powerful story of survival and continuity. Read more

IDF becomes first vaccinated military in the world

The Israel Defence Forces announced on Thursday the completion of its coronavirus vaccination program, becoming the first military in the world to inoculate nearly every one of its service members. Read more

The Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle helping to secure European borders

January 12, 2021 by  

A contract recently signed to lease a cutting-edge Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) that was developed and manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to assist in European Union border protection missions represents a major step in the use of the technology in the civilian sphere, a company executive has told JNS. Read more

As terror groups increase drone usage, Israeli firm counters with pioneering jamming technology

When Ido Bar Oz, the chief marking officer of the MCTECH RF Technologies Israeli anti-drone company, recently visited a prison in a European country, he saw a remarkable sight, but not one that surprised him. Read more

Advanced Israeli drone tech that’s taken militaries by storm now eyes civilian use

December 8, 2020 by  

An advanced immersive-technology Israeli drone company, which has recently won multiple tenders with the Israel Defense Forces and the U.S. Department of Defense, is eyeing new paths to enter the civilian security market, an executive has told JNS. Read more

Who was Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the ‘mysterious’ nuclear scientist killed outside of Tehran?

November 30, 2020 by  

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the senior Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated by a hit squad outside of Tehran on Friday, was being “reserved” by the Iranian regime for the day that Iran’s nuclear program would enter a new stage, a former senior Israel Defence Forces Military Intelligence analyst specialization in weapons of mass destruction and its proliferation told JNS. Read more

‘Global pioneers’: Israeli aerospace giant partners with Australian firm to build autonomous mining fleet

October 16, 2020 by  

In the near future, fleets of autonomous trucks and bulldozers will work at mining sites in Australia, communicating with one another and with control stations as they move raw materials and conduct heavy earthwork. Read more

Israeli drone company plans for worldwide aerial-supply networks

October 14, 2020 by  

Israel’s Gadfin UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and drone producer was the first company in the world to receive the Israeli Civil Aviation Authority permit for urban airspace deliveries this year. Read more

Amid growing tensions, Hezbollah risks escalation as it seeks retaliation

Tensions between Israel and Hezbollah have reached a fever pitch over the last week, with Israel’s defence establishment readying for an attack by the Lebanese terror group. Read more

Stranded at sea? A high-tech Israeli drone can save the day

Israeli defence company Elbit Systems has announced in recent days that it has sold a unique version of its advanced Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to an undisclosed customer in Southeast Asia. Read more

Israel mourns 23,816 fallen on annual Remembrance Day

Israel is mourning its 23,816 fallen soldiers as Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism (Yom Hazikaron) is held, for the first time, without visitors at military cemeteries across the country due to restrictions in place during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

Israeli defence companies are turning radars into coronavirus symptom detectors

Two major Israeli defence companies have developed cutting-edge coronavirus symptom detectors that will allow doctors to remotely pick up on suspicious symptoms of COVID-19. Read more

Israeli missile-production line starts churning out much-needed ventilators

In ordinary times, Israel Aerospace Industry’s Systems Missiles Space group churns out advanced missiles, including interceptors used by the Arrow 2 and Arrow 3 defence systems. Read more

Hamas seeks to prevent spread of virus in Gaza, while threatening to hold Israel responsible if it fails

The Hamas regime in the Gaza Strip is making significant efforts to prevent a  full-scale outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), while also threatening to hold Israel “responsible” if the virus does begin to spread. Read more

IDF Home Front Command opens hotels for patients recovering from COVID-19

Following a directive by Defence Minister Naftali Bennett, the Israel Defense Forces’ Home Front Command opened its first coronavirus recovery centre for mild patients at the Dan Panorama Hotel in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Read more

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