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Forum: Army Related Forum 02-22-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 157,016
Posted By BrittleSteel
Whoops, sorry archangle. That is what I get for...

Whoops, sorry archangle. That is what I get for typing a post on little sleep. I mis-read your previous post to be saying that if a track breaks in the field you just "change tracks" which is was i...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 02-11-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 22,609
Posted By BrittleSteel
Your chances of joining the IDF right away are...

Your chances of joining the IDF right away are slim. You will likely be required to take a full Ulpan course to improve your Hebrew before enlisting in the IDF.

From a fellow Oleh and chayal,...
Forum: Army Related Forum 02-10-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 157,016
Posted By BrittleSteel
Sorry but this statement I completely disagree...

Sorry but this statement I completely disagree with. For tanks, especially in the middle of combat, you cannot just "change tracks" like changing a tire on a small BMW. If a track breaks the tank is...
Forum: Air Force Forum 01-29-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,663
Posted By BrittleSteel
Israel developing a UAV Ambulance

From the IDF website. A very interesting read:

The Flying Ambulance
26 January 2010 ,...
Forum: Army Related Forum 08-28-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 26,628
Posted By BrittleSteel
This does not mean anyone can join. What you are...

This does not mean anyone can join. What you are describing is a loop-hole that separates political and religious definitions of being Jewish. According to Israeli law anyone who has a Jewish parent...
Forum: Self Defense 08-09-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 26,890
Posted By BrittleSteel
While I have heard a lot of good things about the...

While I have heard a lot of good things about the tavor, I am pretty sure that there is no "switch" to make it left or right handed. You actually have to open it up and shift some components.
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 06-26-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,928
Posted By BrittleSteel
A great website i (humbly) recommend is one my...

A great website i (humbly) recommend is one my family has been maintaining. It give a comparative illustration of just how narrow Israel would be if they returned to the pre-1967 lines.

check out...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 05-16-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,533
Posted By BrittleSteel
You should look into volunteering for magen david...

You should look into volunteering for magen david adom. You will certainly learn hebrew on the job, they often provide a place to live while you are there and possible meals (thought not sure on the...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 03-15-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,955
Posted By BrittleSteel
I had a friend who serves with me who was 26. He...

I had a friend who serves with me who was 26. He did okay getting along, the main thing your have to remember is that the majority of the guys around you will be "immature" 18 years fresh out of high...
Forum: Army Related Forum 02-06-2009, 04:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,995
Posted By BrittleSteel
I think you just answered your own question.

I think you just answered your own question.
Forum: Army Related Forum 01-30-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,109
Posted By BrittleSteel
I and a brother of mine were in the army, another...

I and a brother of mine were in the army, another broth of mine is currently serving. Thank you for your support.
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 01-22-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,175
Posted By BrittleSteel
Hmmm...stealing a religious gif... something...

Hmmm...stealing a religious gif... something about that doesn't sound quite right....:33:
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 11-30-2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,605
Posted By BrittleSteel
i took mine in english

i took mine in english
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 09-14-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 17,417
Posted By BrittleSteel
I read today that the request for GBU-39 are on...

I read today that the request for GBU-39 are on their way to being apporoved.

http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1221142470441&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull
Forum: Self Defense 07-25-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,048
Posted By BrittleSteel
Not at all. I starts training in Tae-kwon-doe at...

Not at all. I starts training in Tae-kwon-doe at around 20 and I had no problem keeping up. I worked my way up to red belt (1 or 2 from black) before I stopped to serve in the IDF. After which I...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 07-25-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 87,452
Posted By BrittleSteel
I believe, one of the key things in your case, is...

I believe, one of the key things in your case, is that your conversion has to recognized by Israel. And there has been issues with Israel accepting orthodox conversions let alone Reform conversions....
Forum: Nuclear And Strategic Missiles 07-10-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 19,023
Posted By BrittleSteel
One big problem (IMO) is also number. How many...

One big problem (IMO) is also number. How many Arrow missiles does Israel have versus Iran's Shihab 3s? Or how many interceptors does Israel have (or can acquire when Iron Dome and David's Sling are...
Forum: General chat 06-08-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,375
Posted By BrittleSteel
yes! go see it

Yes, you should definitely see the mini-israel. Any landmark that you miss seeing in Israel you will get to see in the mini-israel. And land marks that you did see but didn't realize their...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 05-23-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 87,452
Posted By BrittleSteel
As far as I understand, there are exceptions -...

As far as I understand, there are exceptions - one being an MD who will actually serve as a military doctor. This understandable as it is not commonly a conscript position for 18 years olds.
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 05-18-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,542
Posted By BrittleSteel
You are correct, the spade it to stabilize the...

You are correct, the spade it to stabilize the cannon and prevent it from rolling on the recoil (since its on wheels). There are a number of artillery system that israel uses - that also used spades...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 05-16-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,542
Posted By BrittleSteel
The museum is about a 15 - 20 minute bus ride...

The museum is about a 15 - 20 minute bus ride from Jerusalem.

Nice pics!! I has to spend a week guarding the museum when I as a tiron (trainee) for the tank corp.

I see they added a machag 7...
Forum: Army Related Forum 04-08-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 31,501
Posted By BrittleSteel
Really? Ok, then i take it back. Though if...

Really? Ok, then i take it back.

Though if someone really really really wants to get in after 23, I believe they do have a small chance if they make ALOT of noise (and have luck) - but Israeli...
Forum: Army Related Forum 04-08-2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 31,501
Posted By BrittleSteel
Rafi, I'm afraid I must disagree. Though the norm...

Rafi, I'm afraid I must disagree. Though the norm for Machal is no older than 23, I served in Machal with a guy who was 26. And no he wasn't a hulking 6'1" specimen.

So it is possible though...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 04-06-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,829
Posted By BrittleSteel
11 people. (3 crew + 8 soldiers). There was...

11 people. (3 crew + 8 soldiers).

There was experimentation with RCWS on an Achzarit and talk on one day putting it on it and the Namer, but at the moment (AFAIK) its just talk.
Forum: Army Related Forum 04-06-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,976
Posted By BrittleSteel
Congrats on aliyah - hopefully i will follow you...

Congrats on aliyah - hopefully i will follow you soon.
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