Posts Tagged ‘surprise drills’

I think a conflict is very close, in today’s headlines there was also a couple of articles on rockets fired from Egypt (first time in many, many years) and a warning issued by the IDF chief of any provocations.

It is simply amazing to see God’s Word, predictions, prophecy, from thousands of years ago coming to fruition.

Praise God!  Thank you for Your word, and Your Son’s blessed assurance.


Fearing Syria war, Gantz holds surprise drills


04/01/2012 17:39

IDF chief of staff, other senior officers, arrive at two key military bases in northern Israel to review operations.

Fearing a future war with Syria, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.- Gen. Benny Gantz held a surprise drill inspection of two key military bases in the North on Sunday to ensure that they will be able to continue operating in the event of significant missile attacks.

Commanders at the bases – one a critical ammunition depot and the other a key maintenance base for IDF armored vehicles – were surprised when Gantz and other senior officers arrived at the gates of their bases to review operations there.

A senior IDF officer who participated in the inspections said that they were aimed at ensuring the military’s readiness for a wide range of scenarios including possible war with Syria as well as additional border demonstrations like those held over the weekend.

“Our assumption is that both of these bases will come under major missile fire in a future war and nevertheless, soldiers there will need to know how to continue to operate,” the officer said.

The officer said that commanders and soldiers at both bases had invested in digging trenches as well as the construction of various reinforced structures throughout the bases that could be used to protect soldiers.


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