Celebrating 64 years of IDF protection for Israel

Most decorated soldiers, most Druze Chief, who became Prime Ministers and the coolest courses. 50 facts you didn’t know about IDF

תאריך: 02/06/2012, 23:06    
מחבר: הדס דובדבני, אתר צה”ל

  1. In recent years, status of women, which previously forbidden to serve in ships, rose and the captains course best mate. The first mate!
  2. The senior ranking Druze in Israel Defense Forces Brigadier General currently Mufid Ghanim, Chief Logistics Officer.
  3. Israel is the only country in the world which began mandatory conscription for women too.
    The IDF currently includes 34% women, with 88% of open positions. A quarter of the IDF is approved by female officers.
  4. Approximately 97% of international trade and Israel through the sea, so the main role of the Navy in maintaining the freedom of sailing and trading.
  5. The IDF is considered the leader of the injured personnel in the handling of the bereaved families and the injured soldiers. Many surveys have been conducted recently in research
    On the array and a number of armies in the world to learn from the activity of the army.
  6. Among the unique roles in education include comedian and magician, clown.
  7. The amount reduced to Prime: 2. Yitzhak Rabin and Ehud Barak.
  8. A month ago resulted in “Cyber Warrior” first, to give the army a significant technological advantage in technological warfare. The next course is designed to get under way soon.
  9. The General staff forum includes 29 officers, including major general rank, 21 3 die champions and champion.
  10. With the establishment of the IDF on the organizational structure, 26.5.1948 were based on the organizational structure of the Haganah. In 12 divisions have been established as Israel tribes — Golani, carmeli, alexandroni, Givati, Etzioni, kriithi, 7, 8, Oded, Harel, yiftach and Negev.
  11. The most decorated soldiers in the IDF are: major nechemya Cohen, Minister of Defense, Lt. General RES Ehud Barak — and their decoration רמטכ”ל and צל”שי to four RES real sturdy received 6 צל”שים – converted to one masterpiece decoration and four צל”שים.
  12. In the dining room at the tze’elim training base (“Samaria”) of regular soldiers, views and ktsoti. Most of the dining room consists of reservists in fatigues and a black coffee.
  13. This year, for the first time in 15 years, paratroopers parachute fighters operational.
  14. 99% than in animals receiving kosher for Passover food during the holiday.
  15. Navy officers ranks were different IDF officers staircase until 1970.
  16. Battalion “netzah Yehuda battalion (the Orthodox) is the only one in the whole army, without deviations, composed of men only.
  17. Long training course in the Israeli air force is a pilot course: 3 years. One of the most popular flight school is: “we fly.”
  18. IDF volunteers braving the army six years ago — then began training base 7 of the signal Corps to build custom for basic training. Since each year a few cycles
    Recruitment, involving hundreds of volunteers, soldiers come to her seven basic training.
  19. Janni IDF reserve: pilots. A number of marine reserves in their annual may reach 100 days a year. In addition, special units are frequently reserve order and stability to put similar amount of reserve pilots.
  20. IDF recruits also recruit Lamas and alpacas. The animals are helping to move forces in troubled spots.
  21. The young lives that “IDF Kfir Brigade” exists. In the beginning she was destined to be the Warrior power in Judea and Samaria in the Valley but from last year’s breakthrough Infantry Brigade and began to perform operational employment within the North and the South.
  22. The southern command exists only company of warriors only, no boys. This is the collection of fighters Brigade battalion combat intelligence collection “with”. Girls carry equal weight to the fighters, the program detects and their operational activities such as collecting warriors combat, without distinction.
  23. The IDF is the only army in the world which applies.
  24. The first woman appointed to the rank of major General in the Israel Defense Forces is Gen. Ali love, appointed
    In chief personnel Division and still serves. More women in higher ranks are: women’s Affairs Advisor, Brigadier General Rachel TEVET Wiesel; The only command & information technologies, Brig. Gen. Ayala Hakim; And military tznsorit the Commissioner by the Minister of Defense, General Sima vaknin-Gil.
  25. According to superstition, the Navy allowed to whistle. According to belief, whistles at sea ichisso sea, Neptune might think that ashrica is intended for his beautiful wife, be angry and sinks the ship.
  26. The only force in the name doesn’t leap is logistics Corps.
  27. In the placed banners on behalf of southern command that warning. Because many Thai workers instead, mines do not know should watch them, the signs also translated to Thai.
  28. The oldest soldier in the world, who served until his death at age 86, is none other than Brigadier General David laskov, who served as Chief Engineering Officer.
  29. The largest Regiment in the IDF is “Bud” battalion combat intelligence collection Corps.
  30. The IDF’s largest live “netzah Yehuda battalion” – “let the ultra-Orthodox.”
  31. For the first time this year export from Gaza to Europe through Israel under the auspices of the civil administration. Carnations, strawberries and green chilies light crossed the continent towards European markets.
  32. Combat intelligence collection of battalion command center, “Bud” battalion, named after the wife of the Commander of the first battalion, due to its impact on the design.
  33. Caracal battalion number. The regiment involved in containing only warriors and fighters aimed
    To protect the southern border of the country. No compromise – the girls doing boot camp July and Meg, and stretchers likemy humps like any fighting.
  34. The wing replaced the name most often in the military is technological and Logistics Directorate. Before he was named quartermaster section supplies Division and ELR.
  35. After radar deployed on all Gaza Strip border, descended from the invasion of Israel space on 70-80%.
  36. The title “the youngest” Chief share Yaakov Dori & yigael Yadin, appointed to the post being 32. The oldest Chief of staff Dan Halutz, who is appointed to a position at the age of 57.
  37. IDF Orchestra, soldiers wearing red shoulder lanyard when they were the only soldiers wear drawstring on his right shoulder and his left shoulder (in addition, they also have a red belt).
  38. Last year the IDF and China have strengthened their relationship. For the first time in the history of China, Chen Mingde רמטכ”ל, visited Israel to visit work. These days the IDF General staff real רמטכ”ל, Benny Gantz, hosted by China’s army.
  39. The IDF is one of the world’s armies in the field of missile defense
    Anti-tank missile. As an example following iron decorated – it Division embedded system “trophy” to intercept anti-tank missiles of various types and operational.
  40. From the desert patrol battalion present (with the Scouts “) is the first Bedouin.
  41. Insurance certificate for each soldier in the Israel Defense Forces IDF values and great spirit.
  42. Coat of arms of northern command does not like deer drive thinking but — fallow deer.
  43. As of 2012, the leading city in the recruitment rate is 57.4%), intelligence (the local Council leader is Har Adar (100%) And she’s leading regional Council Gan rave in the Center (100%).
  44. The Navy is the smallest force, but their Subs are the most valuable tool I purchased a half-billion dollars.
  45. Search and rescue unit of the HFC assists not only in domestic disasters but also airborne and flown to some of the most atergdity in the world in recent years. Including the powerful earthquake in Turkey and the Haiti disaster.
  46. “Purity of weapons” in the IDF code of ethics is only in other countries
    The trial. “Human life” in the spirit of the IDF as well is no military value in other countries.
  47. Each link in the larva of a tank weighing at least 15 kg.
  48. All soldiers train ticket printed by Israel railways, including the words: “Please avoid speaking about military topics.
  49. During an emergency, the body in charge of prisoner-of-war internment in the IDF is military police corps. In operation, the Temple held 5,500 prisoners in Egyptian prisons built specifically for this purpose – the buds in the South and atlit in northern Israel.
  50. Artillery corps was the first his beret quest was broadcast live on the network, where many:.

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