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Israel, US to Hold Joint Military Exercise

The Israeli military will take part in a major missile defense drill in partnership with the United States, following a 10-day Iranian naval exercise near the Strait of Hormuz.

The Israel-US Drill is called “Austere Challenge 12”, and will work to improve defense systems.  No date has been announced.

On Wednesday, Iran announced that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards would conduct further military exercises.

About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.


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