Thursday, January 31, 2019

Israel's Navy Simulates An Attack On A Natural Gas Platform (Video)

Times of Israel: Army simulates attack on gas rigs in most complex naval drill in decades

Gunships fire missiles at cargo freighter acting as enemy vessel in massive exercise meant to prepare for attacks by Hamas, Hezbollah.

The Israel Navy this week simulated an attack on the country’s natural gas platforms, including a live-fire test of sea-to-sea missiles to destroy an “enemy ship,” the military said Thursday.

Four Sa’ar-4.5 model corvettes participated in the week-long naval exercise, dubbed “Raging Sea,” which ended on Thursday.

The military said it was the most complex naval drill in decades.

The exercise included missiles fired from four ships simultaneously at an old cargo freighter acting as an enemy vessel.

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Update #1: Navy holds drill simulating attack against gas rigs (Jerusalem Post)
Update #2: Watch: Israeli Navy trains for combat (Arutz Sheva)

WNU Editor:  Israel is sending a message to everyone to not mess around with their off-shore natural gas facilities.

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