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The new command is evident in operation “Cliff”, and she
Allows intercontinental air cooperation more effective: today know that if ground forces need assistance-who to trust in the sky “

תאריך: 14/08/2014, 13:16    
מחבר: אלעד הלפרין, אתר צה”ל

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The air support attacks distances are reduced more than 50% in a cliff.
“This is due to a new command which allows the forces to cooperate with manipulated combat more effectively than in the past. This is a result of staff work that started in the second Lebanon war, as the goal was to bring fire fighters to the manipulated forces.

The command application has significant firepower for effective air forces for the Warriors
Living in the area. “Before helping fighters was meaningless to most manoeuvrable light forces far Rabbi were the attacks take place,” explained air רמ”ד in cooperation, major a. “The updated procedure allowed to enter combat aircraft of the air force to the collaboration, and thus made them active factor ranges close to ours
When fighting in a built-up area.

As a result of the change, beginning an intense learning process between the space battleship squadrons in order to create trust and cooperation among them so that when needed can collaborate. “In the past it was difficult to explain to their own challenges dealing with pilots,
But in recent years the Assistant job and sustain mutual trust “, רמ”ד.
“They know that if they need assistance-who to trust in the sky that will satisfy him.
We are very pleased with the results of this cooperation through the operation.

The results of the activity can be seen indeed in operation “Cliff”, in which the fighter pilots
The air force started to receive bills of strikes close to the powers that be manipulated. The battle tested the distance and durability of administrative powers, and if the range was too-the Israeli air force carried out shootings near the troops. The shooting proved very significant throughout the fighting, and aid to peacekeeping missions and the life lived. “the change is large and we saw it during the operation,” said Deputy Squadron at bats Squadron, major. “From our perspective it helps a lot, but more than anything it took our performance to be more than the maximum precision and more. Anything less may endanger our fighters. “

In recent years, staff work began in order to understand how and what range you can bring the distances fighters ‘ attacks, in order to be closer to their troops and help in counterterrorism efforts. The study, which ended near the beginning of operation ‘ pillar ‘, a tightening of safety shooting ranges and process performance controls from the air force, and in the end it was decided that can reduce the distances the forces manipulated a between 50%
75% of the distance which required the pilots.

Translated from Hebrew

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