Defense Digest

Monthly compilation of key articles, designed for the policy-making audience, highlighting the U.S.-Israel strategic relationship.

  • Defense Digest - July 2012

    July 31, 2012

    1. Pentagon and Lockheed Reach F-35 Agreement  
    2. Obama Signs U.S.-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act
    3. Obama Announces $70 Million for Iron Dome 
    4. Israel’s Elbit unveils Anti-Missile System 
    5. Panetta Travels to Israel, Promotes U.S.-Israel Relationship

  • Defense Digest - June 2012

    June 29, 2012

    1. Panetta, Peres Meet at Pentagon  
    2. Largest Cooperative Military Drill Confirmed for October
    3. Obama Announces $70 Million for Iron Dome 
    4. Israeli Defense Company Unveils Innovative Missile 
    5. Israeli Defense Prize Awarded to Iron Dome 

  • Defense Digest - May 2012

    May 31, 2012

    1. House Passes U.S.-Israel Security Bill  
    2. U.S.-Israeli Joint Venture Defense Company Wins Defense Contract
    3. Iron Dome Upgrade Planned 
    4. Pentagon Requests Funding for Iron Dome  
    5. Strategic Relationship Strong with New Israeli Coalition

  • Defense Digest - April 2012

    April 30, 2012

    1. U.S.-Israel Joint Military Exercise Rescheduled for October
    2. U.S. Ambassador to Israel Highlights Iranian Nuclear Threat
    3. Israel’s Patriot System to Receive Upgrade
    4. U.S. Legion of Merit Award Presented to Israeli Official
    5. Israeli Defense Firm Creates U.S. Jobs

  • Defense Digest - March 2012

    March 30, 2012

    1. Pentagon Expected to Request Increased Funding for Iron Dome  
    2. Israel To Test Arrow-3 
    3. U.S. Delegation and IDF Work Together to Treat PTSD 
    4. Gen. Dempsey Meets with Israeli IDF Chief of Staff 
    5. Elbit Systems U.S. Subsidiary Awarded Navy Contract

  • Defense Digest - February 2012

    February 16, 2012

    1. Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits Israel 
    2. U.S. Ambassador Praises Israeli Defense Company 
    3. U.S., Israeli Companies Announce Joint Development of Arrow-3 
    4. Israel Increases Defense Budget Amid Regional Threats 
    5. U.S., Israel Joint Military Drill Will Resume

  • Defense Digest - January 2012

    January 06, 2012

    1. U.S. Approves $235 Million for Missile Defense Programs 
    2. U.S. and Israeli Air Force Commanders Meet in Israel 
    3. Israel Upgrades F-16 With Lockheed Martin Flight Control System 
    4. Israeli Defense Minister Praises U.S. Security Commitment 
    5. Israeli Defense Firm Awarded Contract for U.S. Air Force

  • Defense Digest - November 2011

    November 30, 2011

    1. U.S. Official Highlights Benefits of U.S.-Israel Cooperation 
    2. Lockheed Martin Awards Israeli Company Contract on Jet Helmet 
    3. U.S. Requests Iron Dome Information 
    4. Israeli Air Force Designates Location for F-35 Fleet 
    5. White House Defends Foreign Aid

  • Defense Digest - October 2011

    October 31, 2011

    1. Israeli Air Force Establishes Magic Wand Unit 
    2. Elbit Systems Unveils Advanced Target Acquisition System 
    3. Defense Secretary Panetta Meets Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu 
    4. Berman: Aid to Israel Vital for American Interests 
    5. Israel’s Defense Industry Provides Solutions to Combat Terrorism

  • Defense Digest - September 2011

    September 22, 2011

    1. Ambassador Shapiro Tours Iron Dome Battery
    2. U.S. Marines, IDF Soldiers Train Together in Urban Warfare
    3. Israel Seeking Additional Squadron of F-35 Fighter Jets
    4. U.S. Army, IDF Increase Cooperative Training
    5. Raytheon, Rafael Enter Iron Dome Marketing Deal

  • Defense Digest - July 2011

    July 29, 2011

    1. Joint Missile Defense Drill Scheduled for Next Year
    2. U.S., Israel Cooperate on Unmanned Anti-Missile Sensor Programs
    3. Arrow 3 Successful in Missile Test
    4. Iron Dome Successfully Decreased Rocket Threat From Gaza
    5. Israeli Technology Protecting American Troops in Afghanistan

  • Defense Digest - June 2011

    June 30, 2011

    1. Israel and U.S. Working Together To Create Missile Defense Center
    2. Israel Tests Joint U.S.-Israel Missile Defense System
    3. U.S. National Guard Appoints Liaison to IDF’S Home Front Command
    4. IDF Creates New Defense Plan in Response to New Threats
    5. Israeli Security Clearance Now Accepted For U.S. Security Projects

  • Defense Digest - May 2011

    May 31, 2011

    1. IDF Makes History as Woman to Become Major General

    2. U.S.-Israel Defense Collaboration Accelerates

    3. Arrow Air Defense System May be Rushed into Deployment

    4. Israel Showcases its Impressive Collection of Defenses

    5. U.S. to Help Israel Buy More Iron Dome Batteries

  • Defense Digest - April 2011

    April 28, 2011

    1. Israel's Iron Dome Missile Defense System Makes History

    2. U.S. Approves Funding for Israel's Iron Dome

    3. Pentagon Awards Lockheed Martin New Aircraft Contract for Israel

    4. U.S. Navy Awards Elbit Systems with $15.6 Million Contract

    5. Key U.S. Appropriator Meets with Israeli Missile Defense Chief

  • Defense Digest - March 2011

    March 30, 2011

    1. Israel's Trophy Anti-Tank Missile System Stops Attacks

    2. Boeing Awards Israeli Company Major Contract

    3. Israel Develops Protection against Nerve Gas

    4. Israel Deploys Iron Dome Missile Defense System

    5. In Israel, Gates Affirms Right to Self-Defense