The IDF has turned a hobby into anti-terror warfare, using radio-controlled model airplanes and drones to take down incendiary kites that threaten Israel.
The Israeli Defense Ministry has unveiled nine new cutting-edge pieces of military technology that will be added to the IDF’s arsenal in the coming years.
Israel Police arrested six residents of Be’er Sheva and northern Israel on suspicions of stealing 33 M-16 rifles from the Sde Teiman army base in the Negev and selling them to criminal organizations for tens of thousands of shekels.
A massive weapons cache of over 10,000 rifles, machine guns, pistols, revolvers, shells and grenades intended for sale to terror groups has been seized in Spain.
As part of the operation in the city of Qalqilya, army forces also seized thousands of shekels which, according to intelligence information, originate from Hamas itself.
Israeli security forces uncovered what they are calling the largest illegal weapons factory ever discovered underneath a Palestinian home in Hebron overnight Sunday.
Iran and Russia are in talks over a possible $10 billion military deal that would include advanced weapons and hardware being delivered to the Islamic Republic.
Security forces have arrested several individuals suspected of manufacturing and trading in illegal arms, and seized several weapons and cash from the suspects.
Israeli security forces raided seven illegal Palestinian weapons mills in the Hebron and Bethlehem area on Monday night, in the largest crackdown of its kind over the last year.
“In contrast to popular perception, accidents involving weapons are not all due to lunatics,” Zimmerman explained.