According to documents from a Snowden leak, the United States and Britain both hacked and monitored the Israeli air force’s secret communications at least as far back as 1998.
The U.S. National Security Agency and Britain’s GCHQ reportedly engaged in the effort, codenamed “Anarchist,” via a Cyprus base, and spied on Israeli air force missions against the Gaza Strip, Syria, and Iran.
Among the information gathered from the hacking: images purportedly confirming the existence of the long-rumored fleet of Israeli missile-carrying drones.
The U.S. government has not commented on the reports, while the Israeli government has attempted to downplay the damage from the intel breach. Read more at The Intercept.