Tag: Israeli Air Force

Russia Puts S-400 Air Defense System on Alert Against Israeli F-35I Stealth Fighters Flying Over Syria
Russian Air and Space Force may allow Israel to attack Hezbollah and Iranian targets in Syria; however, they take a different approach when it comes to the Syrian Arab Army. The Russian Military have put their S-400 air defense system on alert in Syria to deal with potential Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-35I and F-16I...
Russian S-300 and S-400 Air Defense Systems are Unable to Detect Israeli F-35s Flying over Syria
Israeli F-35s, not only entered the Syrian airspace, but also flew for almost several hundred kilometers over the area covered by Russian S-400 and S-300 air defense systems. Russian S-300 and S-400 air defense systems are unable to detect Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-35 Lightning II stealth fighters flying over Damascus. The...
Russia threatens to Use its Fighters and S-400 SAMs to Shoot Down Israeli Aircraft over Syria
Since early September the Russian military allegedly prevented the Israeli Air Force aircraft from conducting three different attacks on Syria. According to Independent Arabia, since early September the Russian military allegedly prevented the Israeli Air Force (IAF) aircraft from conducting three different attacks on Syria. In the night of Sep....
Russian Su-35s Allegedly Forced Israeli Aircraft Out of Syrian Airspace as they were Preparing for Airstrike
Russian Su-35s took off from Hmeimim Airbase and made their way towards the Mediterranean Sea as the Israeli aircraft were preparing an attack against Syria. In the night of Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 the Israeli Air Force (IAF) carried out an airstrike over the southwestern region of Syria. According to...
Bell Boeing modifies USMC MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft to boost their readiness
Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, chief of staff of the Israeli Defense Forces, decided that it has an operational need for 12 to 14 V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft. After years of discussion on what should be ordered as a replacement/addition to the UH-60A Yanshuf and the CH-53 2025 Yas’ur, it looks like the Israeli Defence Ministry...
USAF delays F-35Is delivery to IAF
Israel has expanded its operations against Iranian targets to Iraq, where Israeli Air Force F-35I stealth fighters have struck twice in ten days. Israel has expanded its operations against Iranian targets to Iraq, where Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-35I stealth fighters have struck twice in ten days. According to The...
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu warns Iran that “The F-35I can reach Tehran and of course also Syria”
“Lately, Iran has been threatening Israel with destruction,” Netanyahu said, standing in front of an F-35I Adir jet during a visit to the Nevatim Air Base. “It should remember that these planes can reach every place in the Middle East.” On Jul. 9, 2019 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tehran that Israeli...
Israeli Air Force F-35I Adir takes part in First Joint Exercise with Service’s F-15 and F-16
"We're not going to adjust the 'Adir' (F-35I) according to the air force – we're going to adjust the air force according to the 'Adir'," Israeli Air Force senior member. The Israeli Air Force’s F-35I recently took part in first joint exercise with its F-15 and F-16, the service announced on Jun. 6.
Exercise Tri-Lightning: for the first time ever, F-35s from three nations operate together
Exercise Tri-Lightning is a demonstration of the interoperability between the U.S., U.K., and Israel using the F-35A, F-35B, and F-35I respectively. Taken on Jun. 25,  2019 although not easy to see because of the standard F-35 colour scheme the interesting picture in this post shows F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft from three nations (U.S.,...
The unknown story of the Israeli F-4s that dogfighted with North Korean MiG-21 during the Yom Kippur War
"Seconds later we saw them, two MiGs. Crossover and the two of us engaged them. One MiG disappeared the other MiG remained for a 1-vs-2 air combat,” Gur, former Israeli Air Force F-4 crew member. During the Yom Kippur War the Israeli Air Force (IAF) actually faced an Arab coalition, rather than the...

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