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TEL AVIV, Israel, May 30 (UPI) -- Israel's army conducted a bridge-laying exercise across a river -- in this case the Jordan -- under fire a few days ago, the first such exercise in five years.
It's a pointer to the growing military preparedness that's been under way in recent months in Israel, with growing emphasis on special operations and swift, deep penetration into hostile territory.
The military declined to say what objectives might be involved in such operations.
The new unit's mission is deep penetration in hostile states, presumably including Iran, Syria and Lebanon, and possibly Egypt sometime in the future.
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Originally posted by christoker
reply to post by SoulVisions
Israel is probably more worried about Egypt than Iran in a land war. They have a large land force and a quite modern Air force with U.S Equipment.
Originally posted by SoulVisions
This is unreal. I don't have anything against Israel, but it seems quite the hostile type of military maneuver to be practicing in these very uncertain times.
I can't even imagine what Iran's reaction will be to this. Well then again, maybe I can...