The Israel Navy's Unit for Underwater Missions

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Lappin - In the depths of the Mediterranean off Israel's northern coast, navy divers from the IDF Unit for Underwater Missions installed a secretive sonar station several months ago, part of an alert system to detect Hizbullah divers entering Israeli waters. Half of the unit's members do such things as installing sonar devices and repairing the engines on the undersides of missile boats. The other half is tasked with neutralizing mines, rockets, torpedoes, missiles and any other submerged hazard. Half of the unit's members are women.

2016-07-07 00:00:00

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