Austere Challenge 2012

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Bark speaks with American soldiers of the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command during a joint exercise drill with the Israeli army near Jerusalem, on Oct. 23 2012. (credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

US, Israel Hold Largest-Ever Joint Military Drill

The U.S. and Israel simulated rocket attacks during their largest-ever joint military drill Wednesday, just as as real ones fired from Gaza exploded in southern Israel.