For the first time: home front command carried out airborne training

מטוס הרקולס. צילום אילוסטרציה: דובר צה”ל

The Warriors, who were placed in employment, operational on the rkolesim and rescue exercise. The Mag: “unique training that our ability to fly first to power.”

תאריך: 20/05/2013, 12:03    
מחבר: דנה פטרוב, אתר צה”ל

The HFC to airborne training battalion’s first rescue.
The training, which included a transfer of power in the Hercules planes and rescue exercise held destruction site
Last month the battalion participated in the district’s reserve battalion-which to a pop-up operational employment.

“It was a very unique to the home front command,” said the battalion commander, Lt. Col. (Ret.) Tel.
“I don’t know any such training period were in command, but it’s a possible scenario to prepare. Exactly one week before practice firing of rockets on Eilat, and power should be prepared for a situation in which firing damage. We worked with transport squadron, we raised dozens of combatants on each plane and flew them with equipment for ein Yahav. There are joined to the rest of the force and went to Eilat, the building was destroyed on the same day.

For the first time: home front command carried out airborne training

The destruction exercise in Eilat last month. Photo: home front command

For the exercise and in coordination with the municipality of Eilat, where the structure that was demolished in advance about 100 puppets who seemed trapped. “To practice building planted in which dolls and destroyed much more effective getting to the site that many troops already practicing it,” explained Lt. Col. Ret. “We knew there was between 70 and 100 trapped. The drill began at 6 p.m., and worked
To the rescue every night until 6 in the morning “.

According to Lieutenant Colonel, retired Shahar, the combination of search and rescue exercise in operational employment of the reserve battalion was to prepare the battalion situation is called to help rescue while operational employment. “Soldiers think they just called for rescue, and now they see it can happen during labor,” said Lt. Col. Ret.
“It gives the troops the understanding that required it, and can fly first to power the event website. The exercise was very successful also in terms of raising the morale of the soldiers that we have some of the look, esprit de corps and motivation arose in the sky “.

Translated from Hebrew

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