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‘Hornet’, ‘Magic Touch’ helicopter squadrons train together

The Israeli air force (IAF) continues to implement operational lessons learned from last summer’s “Protective Edge” operation in Gaza. One recent instance was a training day during which two “sister” helicopter squadrons trained in operating together in various complex scenarios. It is rare to witness AH-64D Apache Longbow pilots carrying out a mission under the […]

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Air-ground combat – joining forces

Combat in many cases is combined. Much of the time it is air forces and ground forces. In some situations, the navy is also part of the operation. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has decided to take this fact a step further – and this time in the field. Recently, for a week, young helicopter […]

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