Daily Archives: January 18, 2012

Photos: First Parachuting Drill in 15 Years

Yesterday, the entire Paratroopers Brigade soared through the air as part of their first operational parachuting drill in the last 15 years. The drill was conducted under the supervision of the Brigade’s Commander, Col. Amir Bar’am, and in the presence … Continue reading

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Excerpts from Chief of Staff’s Speech at NATO Conference

Excerpts from the IDF Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz’s speech today at the NATO conference held in Brussels: …”In the year that has passed since the last meeting, the strategic situation in which both NATO and the IDF … Continue reading

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IDF Thwarts Terrorist Squad Attempting to Plant Explosive Device

A short while ago, an Israel Air Force aircraft and armored corps soldiers targeted a terrorist squad that was planting an explosive device near the security fence in the northern Gaza Strip. Hits were confirmed. An explosion was identified, originating … Continue reading

Posted in Airforce, Press Releases, Southern Command, Terror Attacks, Terror Attacks Near Gaza Security Fence