The deal for the Israel Defense Forces to acquire American V-22 Osprey aircraft was finalized during Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon’s meeting with his American counterpart Chuck Hagel on Friday at a defense ministers’ conference in Halifax, Canada. Ya’alon thanked Hagel for expediting the deal and said that the planes that will be supplied to Israel in the near future will further strengthen the IDF. Israel is the first country to receive the aircraft from the U.S. […]