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WATCH: Israeli Air Force /USAF joint 2017 Juniper Falcon air exercise


While the new F-35i “Adir” stealth fighter didn’t participate in the drill, 30 IAF planes from the 69 Squadron which flies the F-15i Ram took part in the south of Israel out of the Air Force’s Uvda airbase near Eilat, flying alongside USAF F-15 jets.



American and Israeli pilots successfully completed a two-week long joint drill in Israeli skies this past week with an emphasis on destroying mobile enemy targets, a senior Air Force official said on Sunday.

“It is important that in a changing and complex environment, especially due to the challenging and dynamic environment we find ourselves in, to know to to react quickly,” the senior officer told reporters, emphasizing that this sort of exercise is significant response to these challenges. Continue Reading »

Israel Air Forces and USAF Sign Strategic Agreement

Israel revealed that the IAF and the U.S. have signed an air force agreement last week covering a wide range of strategic cooperation between the 2 air forces.

By Yaakov Levi


Israel and the U.S. have signed an important strategic air force agreement, the Israel Air Force revealed Monday. The ASNR (Air Senior National Representative) agreement, signed last week, covers a full range of cooperation between the forces under one roof by building a joint annual work plan addressing these issues with the goal of promoting relevant interests of each force, the IAF said.

According to Brigadier General Ya’akov Sharabani, the IAF’s Attaché in Washington, the agreement “is a significant milestone in the cooperation between the forces, realized for the first time as signed agreement.”

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U.S. Air Force debuts its newest secretly built new stealth drone


The U.S. Air Force developed its new batwing shaped stealth drone at the infamous Area 51, capable of covert electronic attack missions, as well as maintaining reconnaissance of enemy territory.


The US Air Force has secretly developed a new stealth drone for long-range reconnaissance missions that could be operational by 2015, according to a report Friday in an industry magazine.

Northrop Grumman RQ-180

Northrop Grumman RQ-180

The unmanned drone, dubbed RQ-180, is currently in the testing phase at the top secret Groom Lake air base in Nevada in the infamous “Area 51” where the Air Force tested the U2 spy planes in the late 1950s, Aviation Week said. Continue Reading »

Joint USAF & IAF plans on ’18 Chemical Targets’ in Syria

TIME reports: Israeli & U.S. Air Forces may target Assad’s arsenals of unconventional weapons in joint operation.

By Arutz Sheva


Israeli and U.S. military officials are coordinating how to target and destroy Syrian president Bashar Assad’s arsenal of unconventional weapons under assorted scenarios, Israeli military and intelligence officials told TIME Magazine.

One scenario would be the sudden removal of Assad from the scene, the magazine said. “That would prompt the allies to launch operations on the estimated 18 depots and other sites where WMDs are stored,” Israei military and intelligence officials said.

“Search and destroy operations would also be launched if the weapons appeared to be about to fall into the hands of the rebels, which include Islamist extremists aligned with al-Qaeda.” Continue Reading »