Defense Digest

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

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    Defense Digest - October 2013

    October 15, 2013

    1. Successful Arrow-3 Trials May Prompt Timetable Advancement
    2. Some Iron Dome Production May Move to U.S.
    3. Northern Israel Hit by Syrian Mortar Shells
    4. Israel Performs Long-Range Flight Exercise
    5. Israeli Scientists Unveil Innovations in Aerospace Medicine

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    Defense Digest - September 2013

    September 16, 2013

    1. U.S., Israel Test Missile Successfully in Joint Exercise
    2. Israel Moves Iron Dome to Dan Region
    3. U.S., Israel Increase Emphasis on Cyber Capabilities
    4. Digital Ground Army May Be IDF’s Future
    5. American, Israeli Youth Visit Arlington National Cemetery

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    Defense Digest - August 2013

    August 15, 2013

    1. Gen. Dempsey Visiting Israel This Week 
    2. Chief of Staff of U.S. Air Force Returns from Israel
    3. Joint Military Exercise between EUCOM-IDF Begin 
    4. Israel Waives Funding Exemption
    5. Roskam/Deutch: Iron Dome a Game Changer

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    Defense Digest - July 2013

    July 15, 2013

    1. Israel, U.S. Successfully Test Arrow-3
    2. Israel Builds and Delivers F-35 Part to Northrop Grumman
    3. New Lockheed Martin Branch Opening in Israel 
    4. Essential Iron Dome Laser Guide Soon to be Made in U.S.
    5. Israeli Co-Ed Unit an Example for New U.S. Military Policy

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    Defense Digest - April 2013

    May 17, 2013

    1. Hagel Salutes U.S.-Israel Relationship 
    2. Israel Moves to Enhance Air Force Technology 
    3. Israel Develops Anti-Missile System for Airplanes
    4. Israeli Company to Open New U.S. Location
    5. Israeli Company Innovates Critical Defense Technology

  • Defense Digest

    Defense Digest - March 2013

    March 29, 2013

    1. Arrow-3 Interceptor Successfully Tested
    2. Obama Expresses Support for Military Aid Package
    3. Secretary of Defense Hagel Planing Trip to Israel
    4. U.S., Israel Conduct Joint Naval Exercise
    5. Elbit Systems of America Awarded Naval Contract

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    Defense Digest - January 2013

    January 31, 2013

    1. US Defense Secretary Meets with Israeli Counterpart
    2. US Army Hosts Israeli Soldiers for Training Insight
    3. Upgraded Iron Dome Tested
    4. Israeli Air Force Used American Techniques
    5. Virginia Based Defense Company Received Israeli Contract

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    Defense Digest - November 2012

    November 30, 2012

    1. Iron Dome Displays High Success Rate
    2. David’s Sling Completes Successful Interception
    3. Northrop Grumman Wins Contract for Litening Pod Production
    4. Israeli University Competes in U.S. Robotics Competition
    5. Largest Joint Military Exercise Concludes

  • Defense Digest

    Defense Digest - October 2012

    October 31, 2012

    1. Iron Dome Successfully Intercepts Rockets
    2. U.S, Israel Hold Joint Missile Defense Drill
    3. Raytheon and Israeli Company Rafael Sign Cooperation Agreement
    4. Israeli Bandage to be Produced in U.S.
    5. Israeli Defense Subsidiary Wins U.S. Award

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    Defense Digest - September 2012

    September 28, 2012

    1. Israeli Defense Firm Creates U.S. Jobs  
    2. U.S. Veterans Meet Israeli Peers
    3. Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits Israel 
    4. Scheduled U.S.-Israel Drill Still Largest in History  
    5. Iron Dome Missile Defense System Moved to Tel-Aviv

  • Defense Digest

    Defense Digest - August 2012

    August 29, 2012

    1. Agreement Reached By Pentagon for Israeli Systems on F-35  
    2. U.S., Israel Participate in Joint Naval Exercise
    3. U.S. Defense Secretary Hails U.S.-Israel Strategic Cooperation 
    4. Arrow Missile Defense System to Receive Upgrade 
    5. Iron Dome Moved to Protect Southern Israel

  • Defense Digest

    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

    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 

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    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

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    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