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    [*******#000000][FONT=Arial]Fathers and sons along with brothers, officers, IDF paratroopers, and other elite units parachuting as one.[/FONT][/COLOR]
    [*******#000000][FONT=Arial]Photo: Sgt. Gal Ashuach, IDF Spokesperson's Unit








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    Was the Guardium constructed with any US funds or strictly Israeli engineered?

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    Quote Originally Posted by J.Noah ה View Post
    Was the Guardium constructed with any US funds or strictly Israeli engineered?
    No, it's Israeli. Read this interesting article: http://www.israeldefense.com/?Catego...ArticleID=1723

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    The launcher of David's Sling missile defense system(credit for Sirpad from Fresh):





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    An Israeli tank manoeuvres close to the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights November 13, 2012. Israel's army fired tank shells into Syria on Monday and scored "direct hits" in response to a Syrian mortar shell that struck the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli military said in a statement. It was the second time in as many days that Israel had fired across the disengagement line drawn at the end of a war in 1973, underscoring international fears that Syria's civil war could ignite a broader regional conflict. *******/Nir Elias

    An Israeli tank manoeuvres close to the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights November 13, 2012. Israel's army fired tank shells into Syria on Monday and scored "direct hits" in response to a Syrian mortar shell that struck the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli military said in a statement. It was the second time in as many days that Israel had fired across the disengagement line drawn at the end of a war in 1973, underscoring international fears that Syria's civil war could ignite a broader regional conflict. *******/Nir Elias

    An Israeli soldier stands in an abandoned military outpost overlooking the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights November 13, 2012. Israel's army fired tank shells into Syria on Monday and scored "direct hits" in response to a Syrian mortar shell that struck the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli military said in a statement. It was the second time in as many days that Israel had fired across the disengagement line drawn at the end of a war in 1973, underscoring international fears that Syria's civil war could ignite a broader regional conflict. *******/Nir Elias

    Israeli soldiers recite their morning prayers close to the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights November 13, 2012. Israel's army fired tank shells into Syria on Monday and scored "direct hits" in response to a Syrian mortar shell that struck the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli military said in a statement. It was the second time in as many days that Israel had fired across the disengagement line drawn at the end of a war in 1973, underscoring international fears that Syria's civil war could ignite a broader regional conflict. *******/Nir Elias

    Israeli soldiers recite their morning prayers close to the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights November 13, 2012. Israel's army fired tank shells into Syria on Monday and scored "direct hits" in response to a Syrian mortar shell that struck the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli military said in a statement. It was the second time in as many days that Israel had fired across the disengagement line drawn at the end of a war in 1973, underscoring international fears that Syria's civil war could ignite a broader regional conflict. *******/Nir Elias

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    Some navy pics:












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    Quote Originally Posted by m4rs75 View Post
    First thing that went through my mind when I saw the pic:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qBWc8FCEEM




    For those that might know - that is a ship's engine room, not a submarine.

    Engine rooms are like submarines though - also cramped and closed. And very loud and hot!

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    An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern city of Beersheba November 14, 2012. Israel launched a major offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza on Wednesday, killing the military commander of Hamas in an air strike and threatening an invasion of the enclave that the Islamist group vowed would "open the gates of hell". *******/Baz Ratner

    Israeli soldiers watch as an Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern city of Beersheba November 15, 2012. Hamas fired dozens of rockets into southern Israel on Thursday, killing three people, and Israel launched numerous air strikes across the Gaza *****, threatening a wider offensive to halt repeated Palestinian salvoes. *******/Baz Ratner

    Israeli soldiers watch as an Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern city of Beersheba November 15, 2012. Hamas fired dozens of rockets into southern Israel on Thursday, killing three people, and Israel launched numerous air strikes across the Gaza *****, threatening a wider offensive to halt repeated Palestinian salvoes. *******/Baz Ratner

    An Israeli soldier watches as an Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern city of Beersheba November 15, 2012. Israel exchanged the fiercest fire with Hamas in years after assassinating its military mastermind and threatening a wider offensive in the Gaza ***** to stem Palestinian rocket salvoes. *******/Baz Ratner

    An Israeli soldier watches as an Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern city of Beersheba November 15, 2012. Israel exchanged the fiercest fire with Hamas in years after assassinating its military mastermind and threatening a wider offensive in the Gaza ***** to stem Palestinian rocket salvoes. *******/Baz Ratner

    Israeli soldiers stand atop an armoured personnel carrier (APC) before a patrol along the border with the northern Gaza ***** November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza ***** on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 13 and a military showdown lurched closer to all-out war with an invasion of the enclave. *******/Ronen Zvulun

    An Israeli soldier prepares a machine gun atop an armoured personnel carrier (APC) near the border with northern Gaza November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza ***** on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 13 and a military showdown lurched closer to all-out war with an invasion of the enclave. *******/Ronen Zvulun

    Israeli tanks stand in position near the border with northern Gaza, seen in the background November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza ***** on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 13 and a military showdown lurched closer to all-out war with an invasion of the enclave. *******/Ronen Zvulun
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    [*******#000000]Great pics as usual [/COLOR][*******#000000]m4rs75[/COLOR][*******#000000]. Thanks for contributing. [/COLOR]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Camera View Post
    [*******#000000]Great pics as usual [/COLOR][*******#000000]m4rs75[/COLOR][*******#000000]. Thanks for contributing. [/COLOR]
    My pleasure!



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    Israeli soldiers prepare atop an armoured personnel carrier (APC) near the border with northern Gaza November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza ***** on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 15 in a military showdown lurching closer to all-out war with an invasion of the enclave. *******/Ronen Zvulun

    An Israeli soldier walks near an armoured personnel carrier (APC) at a base just outside the central Gaza ***** November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza ***** on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 15 in a military showdown lurching closer to all-out war and an invasion of the enclave. *******/Amir Cohen

    Israeli soldiers stand at their base just outside the central Gaza ***** November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza ***** on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 15 in a military showdown lurching closer to all-out war and an invasion of the enclave. *******/Amir Cohen

    An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern town of Sderot November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza ***** on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 15 in a military showdown lurching closer to all-out war with an invasion of the enclave. *******/Ronen Zvulun

    An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern town of Sderot November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza ***** on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 15 in a military showdown lurching closer to all-out war with an invasion of the enclave. *******/Ronen Zvulun

    An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern town of Sderot November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza ***** on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 15 in a military showdown lurching closer to all-out war with an invasion of the enclave. *******/Ronen Zvulun

    Smoke trails are seen as an Iron Dome intercepts a rocket which was launched from Gaza, near the southern town of Sderot November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza ***** on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 15 in a military showdown lurching closer to all-out war with an invasion of the enclave. *******/Ronen Zvulun

    An Israeli F16 fighter jet flies over the southern city of Ashdod November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza ***** on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 15 in a military showdown lurching closer to all-out war and an invasion of the enclave. *******/Amir Cohen
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    I have noticed that the IDF tracked vehicles dont use rubber pads unlike other countrys such as UK,US etc and was wondering why? Is it because they go through them to quickly due to the heat? I have seen Abram's and Lep crews replacing theirs on a regular basis (videos that is).
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    Quote Originally Posted by m4rs75 View Post




    What the...is that an A-4 Skyhawk bombing Gaza? They've been in training-only roles for years now...

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    Dropping leaflets, from what I read everywhere. AFAIK was also used for that during Cast Lead, I see no reason not to.

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