תאריך: 18/01/16    
מחבר: ברית אלמוג

Do a lot of talking, the submarine ins ‘ middle class ‘, 1956 version and 2016, share experiences and show how the work in the most expensive war the IDF’s decision to purchase, the start of construction until the Israeli flag, they were there as the first Commander of the toolbar. “There is an initial have experience and have the ability to rely on established something good and continue to improve,” said Commander ins ‘ first middle “, Brig. Gen. (Ret) Hadar kimhi. “To be the first that at first all you have left over time, having entered there,” explained.

The Chief Commander

In order to make the submarine warfare is necessary in the construction of two things-the first is the submarine and crew. Submarine flotilla fighters considered wise and quality, but the form of life and stay underwater continued demand in cohesive team collaboration. “The main challenge is uncertainty and long-term living in some areas not innocents. Phenomena and teams around in a small space is hardly needs to get used to it, “stated Commander ins rahav, Lieutenant Colonel s. “The trust is high and your stakeholders back each other, so if you have not run always be the soot. Any transit of the submarine is on the rise in the chain of authority. It enables a backup command and any occasion and every Warrior “.

ה’רהב ‘ first Commander agreed and said that the biggest challenges in the boat they work in a team and that team friction. ” But it is not the only challenge on new Commander the terrain too different in Europe than Israel needs adjusting. “The British channel, the Mediterranean waves, and regularly they came to lap height when stood on the bridge of a submarine,” recalls with a smile, Brig. Gen. (Ret) kimchi. “In stormy weather the waves were higher when the IPS us bow to the back and made an unscheduled dive of 20 seconds of sudden and cold.”

The Chief Commander

The voyage, one that gets these days really is a drive for the two officers. This voyage the first stamp in the life of the submarine, and enables the operational part. “Everyone is excited about the trip to Israel,” said the Commander, Lt. Col. ה’רהב hours, a few days before the submarine from Germany. “We are all waiting for the most exciting part of this journey, the Haifa Port and dock on arrival home. Nothing compared to the excitement of the moment. ” The ins Chief also “first gripped much like talking about the moment of arrival at the port of Haifa and at the submarines to be built for them. “It’s an interesting and challenging period not repeat itself. This is the best part of the service, to command, to lead and contribute to. He said enthusiastically.

Translated from Navy website

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