IDF Trains for Subterranean Warfare with Hizbullah

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Lappin - Reconnaissance soldiers from the IDF's Engineering Corps recently completed an intensive series of subterranean warfare drills to prepare them for a potential clash with Hizbullah in southern Lebanon. Hizbullah has dug a maze of tunnels and placed its command and control centers in underground bunkers. The training focused on how to approach the tunnels quietly and quickly, enter them, and eliminate terrorists, while scanning all underground areas methodically. The Engineering Corps's Reconnaissance Unit specializes in dealing with mines, explosives, breaking into structures, camouflage, lookouts and urban combat.

2013-02-21 00:00:00

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