Initial research of fault artillery fire on the factory team: targeted in defiance of regulations.

הרמטכ”ל בתרגיל, אתמול. צילום: דובר צה”ל

The investigation committee which was appointed by the Commander of GoC army headquarters, continues to explore
The failure to exercise Safety held in reserve Division targeted. The team is: committed shooting without any required safety guidelines

תאריך: 01/12/2011, 18:21    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל ועידן סונסינו

The investigation committee which was appointed by the Commander of GoC army headquarters, major general Solomon (Sammy) turgeman, headed by Colonel Mahdi Zilberman, Chief of fire “designed” continues to explore the safety problem which occurred yesterday when visiting the reserve Brigade exercise. Today (Thursday) presented the first findings to 994.

During the exercise, while artillery artillery battalion’s assistance in the exercise of the reserve Brigade wrong occurred, in which shells fell on the anomaly of approximately 1,200 meters from the target, mortars fell near the reserve Brigade fighters and senior commanders who were at that time in the exercise.

Initial tests of the Committee staff investigation indicate that fire started in the morning
A technical malfunction was the cannon that was spotted by the team, thus arresting the crew Commander and repair factory the Greece At this point follow the team as opposed to procedures and performed as Greece and renewed shooting without all required safety guidelines to ensure that the problem is corrected properly and you can continue shooting and consequently the problem uncorrected.

The Committee continued its investigation and, when the findings of the investigation, Chief of staff General Benny Gantz. See the event in safety very seriously and will investigate
The shortest event and get professional lessons.

Head of safety and quality control in GoC army headquarters, Col. tzvika, told IDF website today that already occur within an hour of the incident, the investigation Committee comes to the scene and opened an investigation. The team consists of professional officers-the investigations branch in the Department as well as the artillery corps and Division of land “technology, said Col. Dan.

He said the Committee determined a schedule short timeout, it set the Wing Commander Gen. Sami turgeman. Col. Dan concluded that “there is no doubt that this is a tough event and avoided many casualties. The investigation will thoroughly and Safety Department will continue its activities to minimize training accidents.

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Translated from Hebrew

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