Battalion will keep IAF bases operational in attack

23.12.2011                      27.Kislev. 5772                       Channuka 3

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Battalion will keep IAF bases operational in attack

Fearing Hezbollah, Syrian missile attacks, IAF decides to establish battalion at bases that will ensure operational continuity.

Fearing that Hezbollah and Syrian missile attacks will target its bases in a future war, the Israel Air Force has decided to establish a special battalion at all bases that will be responsible for ensuring operational continuity.
In recent years, the air force has dramatically increased the number of exercises it carries out to prepare the bases for missile attacks. At the Ramat David Air Force Base in the Jezreel Valley, for example, squadrons have conducted over 100 drills since the beginning of the year, an increase of close to 200 percent compared to the same period in 2010….