מחבר: ברית אלמוג
“The mediator is classic mediator. This space starts to occur that has come to threaten potential gas rigs and also to Israel, “said Haifa Base Commander, Brig. Gen. David Saar. “I think the most significant hatouch Hezbollah today than it was in previous rounds. The idea of attack at sea, by terrorist organizations in the past, but it’s a threat we need to give him an answer. Even the threat of foreign divers and we are fighting an array of integer threat.
Haifa Base Commander remarks come against the backdrop of changes occurring constantly in recent years in the northern borders of the country. The operating forces are visible measures, like Beth ships keeping maritime border with Lebanon, and hidden methods in order to respond to the threats and to ensure the observance of silence. Some preparations for coping with the threats the northern sector is increasing, submarine flotilla, which began last September with a crocodile and ins reception last years with two new submarines absorption.
“Some replies to threats is the submarine flotilla operating in the enemy and another in fighting against the enemy,” explained strict basis. For that added the ins Chief, crocodile, Lt. Col. “the Mediterranean loaded with utensils, some friendly, some hostile and I should act. No one can know where I am or what I’m doing. The new submarine is quieter and can work longer, and we work with all the time and a lot of the high seas “.
In addition to increasing submarine flotilla and coping with the changing threats the sector, Brig. Gen. Saar Selma naval efforts on securing gas rigs. “55% of Israel’s energy economy relying on gas rigs so most electric energy in the State of Israel comes in. But, security at sea is no less complicated than land and security. The Navy provides to all its core tasks, and protects the rigs is one of them. “
Translated from Navy website