In addition to visiting President of France: the troops trained together in the Mediterranean

צילום: טל מנור, דובר צה”ל

Cooperation between all forces tasks in various degrees including in deep sea. Ins Chief victory: “it is important that a common language”

תאריך: 26/11/2013, 10:35    
מחבר: שחר רופין, אתר צה”ל

Last Tuesday, France’s President François Hollande, ended his visit in Israel, inter alia, strategic and political issues. During the visit, praised President France security coordination between Israel, the country is intensifying against the backdrop of recent developments in the world.

In addition to visiting President of France: the troops trained together in the Mediterranean

While diplomatic meetings took place by boat at full sea, conducted a joint exercise States fleets set at the same time. “Some of the scenarios we’ve been practicing with the French destroyer made subsequent to discussions, and who understands will understand,” said the Commander of the missile boat (סטי”ל) ins, Lt. Col. Tal Eden.

At a time when Israel and France share common interests, and the military option is still on the table as far as Israel,
IDF practice to preserve the relevant capabilities to bamtachto. “The exercise indicates that relevant political relations aaidock also the military operational level,” added Lieutenant Colonel.

In addition to visiting President of France: the troops trained together in the Mediterranean

In the current exercise, the French destroyer and an Israeli ship trained in a variety of scenarios, and operational issues. “We’ve made a variety of related tasks describe-near and deep sea,” said the Commander of ins.

Ins Chief victory noted that cooperation between the French Navy Navy is essential and practical. “France launches the Lebanon marine tools and therefore, Syria
It is important that a common language between us and strengthen our ability to operate together spontaneously, “he explained.

In addition to visiting President of France: the troops trained together in the Mediterranean

Flexibility and the ability to work together in an instant alert may mean in time of emergency. “The French ship docked in Israel on Thursday,” Lieutenant Colonel described heaven and added that “at noon on Sunday cleared last longer in which to exercise, then shiomeim we were already in the water. According to him, the exercise took place at top speed.
“In terms of foreign forces with this incomprehensible-it usually takes weeks of planning, testified.

After the joint training, sets the exercise a success. “This is the first time I exercise with the French, and came because the coordination carried out in the manner specified.
We used to talk NATO code, which was fairly simple, “said Lieutenant Colonel heaven and concluded that
“There was a mutual fertilization regarding methods of work”.

Translated from Hebrew

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