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Hamas Test-Firing Rockets

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Hamas ran multiple rockets tests today in Gaza, shooting their rockets southward towards the Sinai and westward into the ocean.

Hamas has been testing numerous missiles as of late, and has been working to improve the capabilities of the rockets they have.

The Israeli towns near Gaza heard the sounds from the tests.

8:19 PM – Red Alert: Rocket Launch at Ashkelon

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

A rocket was launched at Ashkelon from Gaza at 8:19 pm. It appears that the rocket fell short and landed within the Gaza strip.

On Saturday, Israel transported fuel into Gaza to help alleviate the humanitarian disaster that Hamas created.

IAF Hits Gaza Rocket Launch Pads

Monday, October 28th, 2013

The Israel Air Force (IAF) attacked two rocket launch pads in northern Gaza on Monday morning, following the launches at Ashkelon this morning.

The IAF said it hit the underground sites, Gazan sources said one person was injured in the attack.

All IAF aircraft returned home safely.

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Aimed at Ashkelon

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Gazan terrorists launched multiple rockets at Israel at 5 AM Monday morning. One rocket that was going to hit Ashkelon was intercepted by Iron Dome. The other three landed in open areas.

Israel is set to name 26 terrorists today that is will be releasing, including 5 Gazans, and just the other week uncovered terror tunnels leading from Gaza, into Israeli towns.

On Sunday, two mortars from Gaza landed in Israel. No damage was reported in that attack.

Gaza Rocket Hits Kissufim

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Overnight Wednesday, a rocket launched from Gaza landed in the Kissufim area. No injuries were reported in the attack. The rocket alert system worked, and the siren went off as soon as the launch was detected.

Egyptian Gunships Attacking Islamists in Sinai

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

On Tuesday, Egyptian helicopter gunships attacked and killed dozens of Islamic terrorists in northern Sinai. The operation is reportedly still ongoing.

Since the military coup which overthrew the elected Muslim Brotherhood president, Egypt has been stepping up operations to stamp out the Islamic terrorists who have been attacking Egyptian, and even Israeli interests.

On Monday, Egypt reportedly arrested 2 al-Qaida members who fired rockets at Israel.

Israel Heading Into Space

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Spacecom, operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, announced that Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has selected Space International Services, Ltd. (SIS) to launch the AMOS-4 commercial satellite. The launch is scheduled to take place this Saturday night from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

AMOS-4 will be the second AMOS satellite launched by SIS on its Zenit-3SLB launch vehicle. AMOS-3 was launched to its 4ºW orbital position in 2008 on the same vehicle. AMOS-4′s launch weight will be approximately 4.2 tons, demonstrating that SIS has significantly increased the Zenit-3SLB vehicle’s performance since the AMOS-3 launch.

The satellite is expected to have a lifespan of 12 years.

Here are some photos from its construction and transportation to the launch site.

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AMOS-4 Upper Antennas and Solar panel deployed

AMOS-4 in Communication System Tests

AMOS-4 Solar panel deployed

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AMOS-4 Deployed in Space

Cool. I wish I was going with it.

Israel Strikes Back

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) struck back at Lebanon, hitting a terrorist target near Beirut, Lebanon early Friday morning.

The IAF said all targets were hit, and the pilots returned home safely. There is no information on damage or casulties on the part of the enemy.

The strike was in response to the four rockets launched at Israel yesterday.

The Israeli government said it is holding the Lebanese government responsible, though Lebanese president denied involvment in the attack, and is reported to have said that the rocket attacks were a violation of the ceasefire between Israel and Lebanon.

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