Security and Defense: The view from the cockpit

06.08.2011                      06.Aw-Elul, 5771                      Dewarim

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Security and Defense: The view from the cockpit

IAF commander Ido Nehushtan sees, through one lens, threats close to home, like Hezbollah and Hamas; and threats that are far away, like Iran.

With many squadrons in the IAF, the best stories can be found in the clubhouse.
Located almost always next to the fortified operations room, the clubhouse is where the squadron’s pilots and navigators go to relax, watch a movie, play a video game or just kick back and read a book.
Between the couches and pool tables, though, the clubhouse is also where the squadron hangs memorabilia, like pictures of aircraft flying over places like Masada or plaques for enemy planes that squadron fighter jets shot down….