Israel Defense Forces chief Aviv Kohavi on Thursday said joint activities with the US military in the Middle East would be “significantly expanded” in the near future, following a five-day trip to the US.
The US military is “weak” and at increasing risk of being unable to meet the demands of defending America’s vital national interests, reports the Heritage Foundation (HF), a major conservative think-tank.
The deputy leader of the so-called “Islamic State” in Syria and a senior weapons smuggler were among the targets killed in a pair of military operations in Syrian-government controlled areas in the country’s north.
The US and Japan carried out a joint fighter plane drill Tuesday in immediate response to North Korea’s test firing of a ballistic missile that flew over Japan before landing in the Pacific Ocean, the Manila Times reports.
Three Israeli F-16i fighter jets escorted two American B-52 bombers Sunday as they made their way through Israeli airspace en route to the Persian Gulf, in a show of military might to Iran.
In a continued series of recent back-and-forth attacks between the US and Iran-backed militants, three American service members were injured Wednesday during rocket attacks by Iran-backed groups on two US military bases in northeastern Syria, the Washington Times reports.
Four Iranian-backed militia members were killed in US strikes in Syria on Wednesday in response to attacks by the group in recent weeks, the US military said Thursday.
The US military on Tuesday carried out a series of airstrikes on Iran-backed forces in Syria, emphasizing these were conducted solely to protect American troops in the region and not to escalate tensions, the Washington Examiner reports.
Multiple drones strapped with explosive devices attacked an American-run compound in Syria on Monday.
The US military killed two members of the Al Qaeda-affiliated terror group Al Shabaab in Somalia on Monday, American Military News reports.
The US military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced Wednesday it has successfully tested a hypersonic missile manufactured by defense giant Lockheed Martin.
The United States Army has announced it is investigating whether a US serviceman deliberately detonated the explosives which injured four Americans in a blast at the Green Village US base in northern Syria on April 7, the Independent UK reports.
After Israel was reclassified to fall within the United States Central Command Area of Responsibility (AOR), the US military released updated guidelines banning service members from traveling to the region on leave.
The US military announced Tuesday a new test of a hypersonic missile, as Pentagon officials seek to match or get ahead of China’s and Russia’s advances in the cutting-edge strategic weapons technology.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán rushed to his nation’s border with war-torn Ukraine Saturday after warning that as many as 600,000 people may seek refuge in Hungary.
The Israeli Navy on Thursday wrapped up its participation in the US Navy’s massive IMX exercise, in which dozens of countries took part, including several with which Israel does not have formal ties.
Israeli F-15 fighter jets escorted an American B-52 bomber as it made its way through Israeli airspace en route to the Persian Gulf on Monday in an apparent show of force to Iran amid lingering tensions in the region.
Britain’s foreign secretary warns Russia it will face “severe economic consequences” if the country invades Ukraine. Liz Truss commented ahead of the Group of Seven (G7) wealthiest economies’ foreign ministers’ meeting, focusing on the military tensions.
A top US general said Iran has the ability to build a nuclear weapon in a very short time and that the US military was ready with other options to prevent this should diplomacy fail.
The hypersonic weapon China tested this summer, alarming US military leaders, fired something off midflight while inside the atmosphere somewhere over the South China Sea, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the intelligence.