Monthly Archives: January 2012

Indictments Filed Against Terrorists Responsible for Gunfire Attack

In a joint IDF-ISA activity, IDF soldiers arrested the suspects responsible for carrying out the gunfire attack that occurred on Saturday, December 24, 2011, directed at an Israeli vehicle heading towards Ma’ale Shomeron, near Azzun. The trial of the suspects … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures

In Response to Rocket Fire, IAF Targets a Weapons Manufacturing Site and Three Terror Tunnels in the Gaza Strip

Overnight, IAF aircraft targeted a weapons manufacturing site in the central Gaza Strip, two terror tunnels in the northern Gaza Strip, and a third terror tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip. Direct hits were confirmed. The targeting of these sites … Continue reading

Posted in Press Releases, Southern Command

Phantoms of the Mountain – The Elite Alpine Unit

The Alpine Unit (Hebrew: ‘Alpinistim’) is the elite winter-climate warfare unit of the IDF. Its purpose: a commando force specially trained to operate under conditions of snow, sleet, and dangerous weather uncommon to Israel. The unit was created in 1974 … Continue reading

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IAF Targets Terrorist Squad In Response to Rocket Fire

In response to rocket fire, an IAF aircraft targeted a terrorist squad in the southern Gaza Strip. The squad fired rockets seconds before being targeted. A hit was confirmed. Since the beginning of the year over 7 rockets, fired from … Continue reading

Posted in Airforce, Facts & Figures, Press Releases, Rocket Attacks, Southern Command, Terror Attacks

Four-Star General Martin E. Dempsey to Visit Israel

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States Military, four-star General Martin E. Dempsey, will arrive today, Thursday, January 19th, 2012, for a short visit to Israel during a visit to the region. This will be … Continue reading

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