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Detecting the enemy in a very delicate situation – the dilemma in the Sinai Desert

It is a delicate job but it must be done. Israel is at peace with Egypt. It is a very cold peace and has become even colder since the revolution in Egypt.   The “Arab Spring” lowered the temperature between the two countries. The cold peace could have continued without any problem, but something very […]

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Air power distribution as the situation changes

Before the “Arab Spring” was even conceived, the Israeli air force (IAF) decided to make its Nevatim facility in southern Israel a major base for combat and transport squadrons.The Lockheed Martin F-35s the IAF plans to receive in 2017 will be based at Nevatim. This base will also receive the Lockheed Martin C-130Js that have […]

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