Last night, various units and bodies of the IAF received the Israel Security Award in recognition of their many contributions to the security of the State of Israel Over the years, the IAF has won the Israel Security Award many times for its contributions to national security. Some of the circumstances surrounding the win are still shrouded in mystery, while others have been declassified and are a source of great pride. And now, it has happened again: Last night, more units in the IAF won the award in recognition of their work
Last night, various units and bodies of the IAF received the Israel Security Award in recognition of their many contributions to the security of the State of Israel. Around 55 years ago, the award ceremony was held for the first time, and since then, every year, the security establishment has chosen several projects worthy of appreciation for their achievements. Most of the winners are developers of technological systems in the field of security that are made by the IDF, the security establishment, and civilian industries. The IAF was first honored with the award in 1965, and since then, it has won several times: For the “Kfir”, the project for the first Israeli plane in 1971, for the first UAV in 1981, and last year it won the award for its missile interception system, the “Iron Dome”.