MembersFor the First Time, Israel Field’s Female Tank Crews


By Dov Eilon |
Photo: IDF

Once again, the Israeli army is making history by training 13 soldiers who will become the country’s first all-female tank crews. The three female-crewed tanks will serve in defending Israel’s southern border.

But first, these young women must complete an eight-month training course with the mixed combat battalion “Caracal.” Following this training, they will then complete a course with the armored corps and be placed under the command of experienced officers.

For now, the IDF...

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