תאריך: 17/03/16    
מחבר: אוראל אלחדד

In the beginning there was another sea wing
By day I came on 17 March 1948, the establishment of the naval service, the organization that the illegal immigration activities and marine fighting force of the Jewish settlement. Only a year later in March 1949, the name was changed to the complete wing structure known today.

68 years to the sea

Bold deals
See all existing units in the oldest wing of which is marine commando squadron on 13 Squadron formed on 1 January 1950. During the 66 years since its establishment to the present Navy fighters responsible for many daring and dangerous operations in the enemy made one anachshkot unit in the IDF.

68 years to the sea

Diver and dborn
In 1974 completed a model submarine irotan T. Only two years later resumed operations with submarine flotilla of the GAL class submarine During these two years was necessary to provide employment operational naval fighters so they decided to participate in absorbing the drone ships that arrived in the United States and that in establishing the status of the parties look.

68 years to the sea

White eyes
On Memorial Day, independence day and week sea arm, you can’t help noticing the soldiers dressed in white. Ever wondered why the sea wing wear white uniforms? Well, there are several reasons including erected is that its greatest warriors go to many places and represents in the world, therefore, with the establishment of the ceremonial uniform color will be white, the color of the symbol, and the faces of the warriors.

68 years to the sea

Only one operation.
The boats operate quietly and secretly beneath the sea. Although naval boats was established in 1959 and is considered to be one of the operational units in the IDF, posted only one operation of the Navy, the rest remained confidential until now. Stated that he performed the famous Alexandria ‘ occur in the six day war in June 1967, during the attempted naval commandos accompanied the submarine vessels in the port of Alexandria, Egypt.

68 years to the sea

Translated from Navy website

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