Cast new specials will air force and defense capabilities of the attack.

אילוסטרציה. צילום: דובר צה”ל

Air air operations in addition to upsize arm headquarters, will
His offensive ability and improve relevancy. Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, “Middle East challenges require the continuation and strengthening of the strategic arm of the State of Israel.”

תאריך: 07/08/2014, 20:25    
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Today (Thursday) the IDF decided to build a new air force formation, referred to “cast” operations. At the same time, it launched the air force operations in configuration.

A significant change is in the air and space arm designed to adapt its structure to enlargement the tasks imposed on the air force: Defense-among other things, receive active protection systems “iron dome” magic ו”שרביט” in the near future; The attack on the integration of operational tasks and responsibility applied operational issues that cannot be accounted for; With the participation and assistance for land and sea forces and the security forces as part of the shilobies on the battlefield, which occupies a significant boost.

The Commander of the air wing, Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, the structural change and noted that “the ability, operational readiness and achieving victory, are our essence. The IAF’s magnificent heritage of achievement, which set the boundaries of air power in modern warfare. At present, the responsibility rests with a growing force in attack and in defence.

According to him,
And the action scenes are expanded. “The Corps raise the standard expectations.
Us continuously. Air force operated centrally from Headquarters at RAF operational
Air. Bottom structure is determined after the Yom Kippur war in 1973 and the kachia. Two
Wars and countless operations were performed in all operations department, air intelligence and control centre (central control unit), staffed by Navy personnel, “said Eshel.
“Air force capabilities, which developed over the years, the challenges facing us and growing responsibilities, the required operational headquarters to increase
The offensive capability of the force and improved relevancy, “said Air Force Commander. “By strengthening planning capacity, intelligence and control, attack and defence,
And improvement of the shilobies with the land and sea “, elaborated.

In summary words Eshel said that “the proof test is still to come.  In the coming period we learn during action, change, get better and move on. Middle East challenges require the continuation and strengthening of the IAF, strategic arm of Israel, attack and defence. Nourish our way and in all domains. “

Translated from Hebrew