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Israel Cut off Snake Head Baha Abu al-Ata, but Long-Term Ramifications Could Be Dire

TEL AVIV, (BM) - When Shin Bet Director Nadav Argaman looked at the most recent images provided by one of his organization's unmanned aerial vehicles and compared them to the data showing up on his computer monitor, he knew there was no going back. "All the stars were aligned," was the way Argaman described the situation, the trap was just

A Plot of Terror Attack Against U.S. and Israeli Diplomats Has Been Foiled

AMMAN, (BM) - Jordanian intelligence recently foiled a plot by two suspected militants to mount terror attacks against U.S. and Israeli diplomats alongside U.S. troops deployed at a military base in the south of the country, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according state-owned al-Rai newspaper article on Tuesday. Read more: The U.S. and NATO

Israeli Corvette has Discovered a Russian Submarine Just 15 km from Israeli Coast

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Israeli media publish materials alleging the activity of Russian submarines in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, including in the immediate vicinity of the coast of Israel, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Ynet information. Read more: Russia Has Fired Bulava Intercontinental Ballistic Missile from Submarine (Video) So,

The Israeli Nuclear Weapon Program Could Destabilize the Region

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Israel’s nuclear weapons program is one of the biggest military open secrets in the world. Now we know a little more about the angst inside the Pentagon in the late 1960s, as Israel was months away from activating its nuclear deterrent. That’s all according to new documents obtained by the nonprofit National Security Archive

Israel Will Receive Armed Zrikhon Turret for Its Armored Vehicles

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Israeli armored personnel carriers "Eitan" and "Namer" will receive an uninhabited turret with cannon armament, called "Zrikhon" ("Turret"), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Iron Dome Missile System is on Alert to Defend from Iranian Attacks, Israeli Air Force Commander Said This combat module is

US B-52 Bomber for Israel is a Bad Decision and a Threat for the Middle East Peace

WASHINGTON, (BM) - In April 2014, retired Air Force lieutenant general David Deptula and Michael Makovsky of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs penned an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal arguing that the United States should turn over a dozen surplus B-52 heavy bombers to Israel. Deptula and Makovsky said that the eight-engine

A Large Air Force Drills Including F-35 Fighters Will Be Held in Israel

JERUSLAEM, (BM) - The Israeli Air Force next week will host its biannual Blue Flag aerial exercise, with the F-35 stealth fighter jet taking part in the drill for the first time, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Over 1,000 people were due to participate in the 12-day exercise, with at least four countries sending air crews to take part. Read

Israel Might Be Involved in a War at Any Time, the IDF Chief Said

TEL AVIV, (BM) - The chief of the General Staff of the Israeli army held a press conference for military journalists, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. According to Lieutenant General Aviv Kohavi, the situation for Israel is extremely tense. Read more: Israel Will Soon Have a New Precision-Guided Supersonic Stand-off Missile for

Israeli-Upgraded Tanks are Used by Turks in Their Offensive in Syria

JERUSALEM, (BM) - Turkey is using M60-A1 tanks upgraded by Israel in its offensive against the Kurds in northern Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Jerusalem Post. Photos near the Turkish border town of Akçakale during Operation Peace Spring of M-60 tanks upgraded by Israeli Military Industries are circulating on social media. In

Israeli Spy Drone Has Been Launched Over Beirut’s Suburbs, Lebanon Claims

BEIRUT, (BM) - The Lebanese army on Sunday accused Israel of sending a reconnaissance drone at the weekend over Beirut’s southern suburbs, a bastion of the Shiite terror group Hezbollah, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. On August 25, two explosives-laden drones were sent to the same area. One of them exploded, sparking a dangerous escalation

Israel May Have a Secret Powerful Force – Hundreds of Nuclear Weapons and Missiles

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Israel has never officially admitted to possessing nuclear weapons. Unofficially, Tel Aviv wants everyone to know it has them, and doesn’t hesitate to make thinly-veiled references to its willingness to use them if confronted by an existential threat. Estimates on the size of Tel Aviv’s nuclear stockpile range from 80 to 300

Israel Might Well Consider a Preventive Nuclear Attack Against Iran

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Main Point: If Israel ever does use nuclear weapons in anger, it will rewrite the diplomatic and security architecture of the Middle East, and also the nonproliferation architecture of the world as a whole. Israel’s nuclear arsenal is the worst-kept secret in international relations. Since the 1970s, Israel has maintained a

Israel Plans to Upgrade Its Missile Defence System ‘to Protect Against Iran’

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Israeli television released material reporting on the country's prime minister’s initiative to modernize a missile defense system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Did China ‘Receive’ Military Technology from Israel to Build Its J-10 Fighter Jet? This is a report published on the Kan-11 TV channel. Reporters

Israel`s Air Defence System is Impressive, But Not Impenetrable

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Israel’s Iron Dome is more than a missile defense system. It’s practically an icon, a symbol of how technological creativity can enable one rocket to knock another rocket out of the sky. But did the system fail earlier this month? And what does this mean for the U.S. military’s planned buy of Iron Dome? Any thoughts of an

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