Combat Engineering Officer: “primary staging also tunnel

Combat engineering forces are also active, and include reserves of Corps enrolled for “pillar”. The kan: motivation in the sky “

תאריך: 17/11/2012, 15:38    
מחבר: נעם ויטמן והדס דובדבני, אתר צה”ל

Besides living and forces the ground entrance are possible as part of operation “pillar”, engineering forces are also held for the scenario. “Corps, together with other forces to land very significant activity,” explained
Today (Saturday) to locate the main IDF combat Engineering Officer, Brig. Gen. Yossi Morley. “There is a level of preparedness
And now examine for cause is very high. Now we enter the engagement and prepare their forces, and the signal will be ready, “he said.

The Corps indicate that many adoptees were training for the operation and readiness. “Naturally, our responsibility is to allow the manipulation of the forces”,
Kan said, “on the ground dealing with the engineering forces in many aspects: overcome obstacles,
Defense, security and attacks on enemy infrastructure. “In the case of underground entrance to the Gaza Strip enters all the powers. There are many techniques and deployment also specifics such as tunnels.

During the login scenario preparation, recruited from reserve forces of the Corps. “The motivation of the sky, more reserve read and lots of volunteers,” said Brig. Gen. Morley. The Corps indicate that the extent of the Reserve Corps fundraising is big, and all the regular units report in full. “The troops trained at a high level throughout the year,” kan noted.

Also in the Gaza Strip, first Corps, password is “always first”,
Was at the fighting. During activity of Corps fighters in Gaza four years ago, revealed the power of weaponry, explosives laboratories and underground tunnels of Hamas. 
Engineering fighters destroyed them with explosives. During the operation the engineering forces demolished using Actual bulldozers and explosives hundreds of buildings that were used for terrorist activity or have been booby-trapped.

Translated from Hebrew