IDF bases open to public for Independence Day activities

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May 8, 2011 14:29

 
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In honor of Israel's 63rd Independence Day, the IDF will open several bases to the general public and the Navy and Israel Air Force will hold special demonstrations.

The Israel Navy base in Eilat will be open Monday from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., with a display taking place between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday.

The Navy bases in Haifa and Ashdod will be open Tuesday between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. and will display arms captured by the Navy on-board various smuggling vessels.

The IAF bases in Ramat David, Tel Nof and the Technical College in Haifa will be open on Tuesday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The bases will display past and present aircraft, helicopter demonstrations, weaponry, search and rescue equipment and various other performances and demonstrations. Food and activities will be available for children.

The IAF Museum in Hatzerim will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with various events and demonstrations.

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