MembersRescue Exercise With NATO Partners

Israel in November hosted an international search and rescue exercise.

By Dov Eilon | | Topics: MILITARY
Photo: Photo by Moshe Shai/FLASH90

The IDF’s elite Unit 669 was joined by over 70 soldiers from the US, Croatia, Canada, the Czech Republic, Holland and Italy. It was the largest exercise of its kind ever held in Israel.

For two weeks, the local and international forces practiced rescuing injured and trapped persons under a variety of challenging conditions. They also simulated mass casualty events, the recovery...

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