IDF Engineering Officer Works to Keep Hizbullah Out

(Times of Israel) Judah Ari Gross - Maj. Eliyahu Gabay, 54, chief combat engineering officer of the IDF's 300th Regional Brigade, is reshaping the topography along the Lebanese border in order to keep terrorists out and the Israeli communities in the area protected - hewing cliffs, raising berms and clearing brush. Israel's main concern here is an above-ground infiltration. The IDF does not believe Hizbullah has border-crossing tunnels. Earlier this month, Hizbullah's Al-Manar broadcast a special report showing the progress the IDF has made in preparing the border for a future war, featuring footage of Israeli berms and concrete defenses.

2017-04-14 00:00:00

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