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  • Iron Dome, career officers on chopping block after IDF funding shortfall

    February 13, 2012 | 10:16 am

    The Israeli military reportedly will make serious cutbacks due to a shortfall in funds.

    Despite a government decision last month not to make a drastic cut in the defense budget in order to pay for new social benefits, the department is still facing a shortfall, Israeli media is...

  • Israeli soldiers on trial for leaving posts

    July 27, 2011 | 3:38 pm

    Four Israeli soldiers are on trial for abandoning their surveillance posts.

    A Haifa military court charged three female conscripts Wednesday with gross dereliction of duty, and is to indict a fourth Thursday.

    The women work as spotters for an Israeli military intelligence unit and...

  • Israeli defense employees recalled from Turkey

    June 15, 2010 | 11:03 am

    Two Israeli defense contractors recalled their employees from Turkey.

    Israel Aerospace Industries and Elbit Systems Ltd. over the weekend ordered back to Israel engineers and flight instructors working with the Turkish military to teach them how to operate the Heron unmanned aerial...