About the IAF

Mission Statement

To protect the state of Israel and the IDF's theaters of operation from aerial attacks
To achieve aerial superiority in all of the IDF's theaters of operation
To provide air support for both the ground and the naval forces
To attack targets deep in enemy territory
To help create a comprehensive concept of aerial intelligence for the air force, and assist the IDF's Intelligence Division
To transport troops, equipment and weapon systems
To carry out SAR and extraction missions
To perform special operations
To continually build and improve itself, as part of the general plan to improve the entire IDF