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Safety Incident during IAF F-16 Training

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

An “almost hit” safety event took place last Friday when two F-16 aircraft approached each other during a training flight, disregarding their instructions. There were no casualties or damage. The two aircraft teams included the head of squadron personnel and the commander of the Hatzerim base.

Following the incident, IAF commander Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel ordered that the entire day Sunday be dedicated to general safety training in all IAF bases and squadrons. At the same time, the incident is being investigated like every IDF safety event.

Israeli official: Nuclear Iran Could Constrain Israel in Fighting Hamas, Hizbollah

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

A senior military official voiced concern that a nuclear-armed Iran could deter Israel from confronting Iranian-backed enemies Hezbollah and Hamas on its borders.

IDF Military planning division chief Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel said Tuesday that a nuclear would create a dramatic change in Israel’s strategic posture, because if we are forced to do things in Gaza or Lebanon under an Iranian nuclear umbrella , it might be different.”

 

 

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/iran-update-israeli-official-nuclear-iran-could-constrain-israel-in-fighting-hamas-hizbollah/2012/01/17/

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