IDF bases open to public for Independence Day activities

IAF, Navy bases will hold special events, displays, demonstrations with various fighter jets, helicopters, war vessels throughout country.

independence day air show_521 (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)
independence day air show_521
(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)
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.

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A Navy showcase will take place along the coast consisting of various naval vessels, including missile ships, security vessels, Naval Commando vessels and a naval helicopter.

Throughout the day, IAF planes and helicopters will hold aerial demonstrations. One demonstration will consist of three Sikorsky CH-53 choppers, another will include three C-130 Hercules airplanes and a combat aircraft demonstration consisting of a Boeing 707 airplane, three F-15I fighter jets, five F-16I fighter jets, five F-16 fighter jets and three Gulfstream V jets.
A helicopter display will take place above the residence of the President and an aerobatic display will take place over the entire country.