Faster, more efficient: it provided ammunition for the fighters.

צילום ארכיון: אילן סימקין, דובר צה”ל

During operation “Cliff” saved technological and Logistics Directorate over 300,000 NIS • compared to cast-the volume of ammunition has doubled

תאריך: 13/08/2014, 14:37    
מחבר: עומר שליט, אט”ל

צוק איתן

The lessons offer pillar, saved technological and Logistics Directorate over 300,000 NIS during operation “Cliff”-by the use of munitions which opened for training. “After ‘ pillar ‘ saw much ammunition which had been opened and therefore you cannot get to use” units, the ammunition examiner of South רנ”ג
Michael. “It was important to me that money doesn’t go to waste, so we took the old ammunition and gave it to the units-and they are. That we take new ammunition and placed in emergency storage “. The IDF insist that task will use only new ammunition and munitions which opened in the past. So far, thanks to the new system saved up in 2013 from about 18 million dollars, and the median of 2014 up from 22 million.

When you edit the equation preceding operations in Gaza, you can see that the scope of the tspokat ammunition to the warring forces in operation cliff “doubled from operation cast lead. This fact can explain the prolonged labor, around the clock, maintenance units in the field, as well as ammunition and exploitation activities. “During the operation, high-volume ammunition or deposited only in relation to the original design, and operational requirements,
Said Center Chief ammunition and missiles, Colonel Ofer Cohen.

During the operation, the forces provided 5,000 tons of ammunition, fighters at a cost of approximately $ 1.3 billion. “Ammunition and Rocket Center is part of the logistki joint efforts intersect, explained Colonel Cohen. “Subject to the transportation center is about 800 trucks and conveyors of various types for carrying ammunition to troops.

The Center was able to minimize the ammunition to forces, thanks to the change that was made during the operation when the supply chain has been shortened. “This is a crucial moment, sometimes enough even a matter of a few minutes or seconds to decide to act,” explained Commander
The Center in Central region, Lieutenant Colonel Alon.

Translated from Hebrew