IDF conducts exercises in Upper Galilee and Ashkelon area

The exercises, preconfigured as part of the annual training plan of the IDF conducted as part of eligibility and retention the readiness of security forces in the North and South.

תאריך: 05/12/2011, 13:59    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

IDF editing today (Monday) exercise in the Upper Galilee, in the vicinity of Kiryat Shemona and in Ashkelon as part of maintaining qualification and the readiness of security forces.

During the exercise in the region felt of security vehicles and security forces in motion axes and hear sirens and Malul case appealed. It should be noted that the activity is routine and preconfigured as part of the annual training program.

Meanwhile, the HFC maintains two additional exercises in the city of Ashkelon, which will begin today and will continue tomorrow. The exercises will take place in the region: Lakes, Wirral, Golda,
Shai Agnon Street oak OASIS, Neve Yam, Jabotinsky. In these neighbourhoods felt movement of security forces.

Last week completed the Defense exercise in the northeastern region, “orange flame”, which envisions a scenario an conventional terrorist attack on northern cities and practice ready hospitals and health clinics in the region.

Exercise “orange flame” takes place routinely in the sixth year, as every year, practiced since district. Last week, one of the main exercise was extensive collaboration between a large number of civil and military bodies. In addition to the home front command, also participated in the exercise, local authorities in northern Israel, police, fire fighting, environmental protection Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the water authority.

Expected in the coming months the Ministry of Defense to conduct additional exercises non-conventional terrorism as part of increasing Israel’s preparations for this threat.

Translated from Hebrew