A strategically vital military base in the central region completed a drill in
recent days aimed at maintaining operations while coming under heavy missile
The drill reflects the IDF’s assessment that in the next round of
fighting with Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shi’ite terrorist organization will direct
missile and rocket attacks at military nerve centers deep inside Israel. The
exercise took place at the Maintenance and Restoration Center at Tel Hashomer
base near Ramat Gan, where Merkava 4 tanks and other armored vehicles are
manufactured and repaired.
“The aim was to allow a forum of commanders
under the IDF’s Technology and Logistics Branch to... maintain functional
continuity,” the IDF Spokesman Office said. The drill was led by the head of
Technology and Logistics Branch, Maj.-Gen. Kobi Barak, who was joined by 150
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