IDF begins moving major bases to Israel’s Negev

17.09.2012                      01.Tischrei. 5773                      Rosch Haschanah 1


IDF begins moving major bases to Israel's Negev

Beginning in late 2014, 10,000 soldiers will be moved into new training base south of Be'er Sheva; $650 million construction project is army's largest in decades.

The Israeli military has begun construction of its largest training base ever, moving operations from some of the country's priciest real estate to the barren sands of southern Israel in a new attempt to realize the longtime dream of making the desert bloom….