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The secret operation of the arm end control in Egypt: during the six-day war, the third day of fighting at sea, scene port power of the arm port of Eilat overlooking the shores of Egypt. The force consisted of three ships, four landing craft and drags when sea arm carrying armored forces aboard the landing craft. Operation target was the city of Sharm el Sheikh, where the aim is to conquer the coastal strip and the basis of Egyptian timeline on the spot. With the arrival of the ships to the shore they found out that the base was abandoned by the Egyptians. So the place was occupied without resistance, and the flag of the State of Israel was on Chinese soil.
Later that day, the fighters left arm towards two fishing boats that sailed near the area. Fishing boats, a that cruises in good faith, were discovered after a short search as the leading boats armed Egyptian soldiers. The boats were captured Egyptian soldiers and were banned. The two boats were found 33 soldiers, weapons and equipment contact departmental. Sea arm said the soldiers detained and weapons to paratroopers who arrived, and the boats were confiscated and were tied to docks in Sharm el Sheikh.
Today, during the six-day war, IDF naval arms operated in close cooperation. When the operation to Sharm el Sheikh, built a program that included a sea arm forces, air force and army, on the assumption that the site would be tough battles. The operation began in the sea arm forces Glen while moving tanks landed, but when the sea wing fighters reached the area they observed that the Egyptians abandoned the place and arm the fighters took over the town.
After the IDF takeover of Sharm el Sheikh was established instead of post, the wing is designed to protect the southern borders of the State of Israel. The Fort served the ships Squadron fighters, missiles, naval commando Squadron and the Judas, which keep the limit in new Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. By allowing free passage to ships of the IDF Israeli Tiran mcerii, shutting down the passage of Israeli ships was one of the causes of the war. About 15 years later, as part of the peace agreement with Egypt, returned in Sharm el Sheikh for the control of Egypt.
Translated from Navy website