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Forum: Army Related Forum 08-20-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,574
Posted By tanks_alot
I have no idea how it works in the US army, but...

I have no idea how it works in the US army, but in the IDF, each infantry brigade has a battalion called Gadsar (recon battalion). the Gadsar is composed of a recon company(Sayeret), combat...
Forum: Army Related Forum 07-17-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 144,787
Posted By tanks_alot
I heard that there are plans to move the Namer...

I heard that there are plans to move the Namer into US factories in order for Israel to be able to fund it through the US aid money and because of the limited assembly lines in Israel, however i was...
Forum: Army Related Forum 07-17-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 144,787
Posted By tanks_alot
Most of those 7,000 APCs, are old M113s, which...

Most of those 7,000 APCs, are old M113s, which today are used more for logistics than front line duty.

Also, Israel never turned T-72s into APCs. you are talking about T-55\4, which were converted...
Forum: Army Related Forum 01-10-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,680
Posted By tanks_alot
There is a difference of a few tons and when you...

There is a difference of a few tons and when you are already on the edge as far as the tank can carry, it's a lot.

Anyway, that's what i think at least. the Magach 7 was not an upgraded version...
Forum: Army Related Forum 01-10-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,680
Posted By tanks_alot
Well, i guess it had to do with reducing weight,...

Well, i guess it had to do with reducing weight, as the M60 turret is much bigger and the idea was to armor up the Magach 7.

As it is with the M48 turret, because of the Magach 7's heavy weight,...
Forum: Army Related Forum 01-07-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,680
Posted By tanks_alot
The Magach 7's chasis is an M60 one, but the...

The Magach 7's chasis is an M60 one, but the turret is of an M48.
Forum: Army Related Forum 06-25-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 29,678
Posted By tanks_alot
You need to be recruited into the Golani brigade,...

You need to be recruited into the Golani brigade, and from there you go for trials for the Gadsar - the recon battalion which is composed of the Sayeret, an ATGM company and an engineering company....
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 10-06-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,499
Posted By tanks_alot
There isn't really such a thing as recruitment...

There isn't really such a thing as recruitment ads in Israel as the IDF is a conscript army. there are videos made by the different corps in the IDF in order to lure the teens into requsting to join...
Forum: Army Related Forum 09-14-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,230
Posted By tanks_alot
The Nahal and Kfir infantry brigades, the Druze...

The Nahal and Kfir infantry brigades, the Druze Herev battalion, Oketz the dog handlres unit, Duvdevan and Maglan SF units.

And probably a few more i can't remember now.
Forum: Army Related Forum 08-07-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,574
Posted By tanks_alot
Things are different now, when i was in the army...

Things are different now, when i was in the army there was a "don't ask, don't tell", policy. people would declare themselvs gay in order to get out of the army. but things have changed in recent...
Forum: Historical Israel-Arab wars 03-30-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,664
Posted By tanks_alot
Nope: Majority of Israelis are against...

Nope:

Majority of Israelis are against cease-fire with Hamas

Although Jewish Israelis are divided on how to react to the rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, most prefer military means over a...
Forum: South America 03-18-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 27,866
Posted By tanks_alot
With the Tavor: I'll look up some more...

With the Tavor:
I'll look up some more pictures later, when i'll have more time.
Forum: Historical Israel-Arab wars 03-16-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,664
Posted By tanks_alot
I've already said what i belive is the only...

I've already said what i belive is the only solution for the Gaza problem, in my first post in this thread:
Forum: Historical Israel-Arab wars 03-15-2008, 04:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,664
Posted By tanks_alot
I've read it and the writer is ignoring two basic...

I've read it and the writer is ignoring two basic facts which i have already mentioned in my previous post:

1) Egypt has already refused once to take responsibility for the Gaza strip during the...
Forum: Historical Israel-Arab wars 03-13-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,664
Posted By tanks_alot
Egypt had already refused to take back the Gaza...

Egypt had already refused to take back the Gaza strip when it signed the peace treaty with Israel and after the Hamas had recently breached the Israeli siege over Gaza by opening the Gaza-Egypt...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 03-13-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,198
Posted By tanks_alot
I doubt it has anything to do with fear of the...

I doubt it has anything to do with fear of the Christians influencing the Jewish soldiers, there already are non-Jews serving in the IDF, there is a Beduin battalion and a Druze battalion in the...
Forum: Historical Israel-Arab wars 03-13-2008, 05:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,664
Posted By tanks_alot
I see no other option other than a full invasion...

I see no other option other than a full invasion and re-occupation of the Gaza strip. as it stands Israel is facing three options:

1) Is to negotiate with the Hamas, however one of the core and...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 03-12-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,198
Posted By tanks_alot
I see two reasons why such an idea would be...

I see two reasons why such an idea would be problematic. one reason is a security issue, there have already been attempts by foreign countries to spy on the IDF through non-Israeli Jews who volunteer...
Forum: Army Related Forum 03-12-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,491
Posted By tanks_alot
The Royal Thai army has purchesed the Tavor and...

The Royal Thai army has purchesed the Tavor and recently began puting it into service. pictures posted by Skyman on MP.net.


http://pixjet.net//img/3b2ff14fce9673b05a38ef2d5a5626c6/thai1.jpg
...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 03-08-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,405
Posted By tanks_alot
Rest In Peace.

Rest In Peace.
Forum: Army Related Forum 03-08-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,766
Posted By tanks_alot
Yes, there is some truth to it, the core of the...

Yes, there is some truth to it, the core of the IDF was composed out of many men that fought under the British army during WW2 (the Jewish brigade, different commando and an engineering unit) and had...
Forum: General chat 03-04-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,871
Posted By tanks_alot
I was actualy talking about the fact that your...

I was actualy talking about the fact that your new avatar doesn't have "death to Islam" written on it, but yeah..... you get the point. :smile:
Forum: General chat 03-04-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,871
Posted By tanks_alot
Since Kiwi isn't Israeli, i don't feel any of her...

Since Kiwi isn't Israeli, i don't feel any of her opinions should reflect on me, Israel, or Israelis in general - which most of us are far more tolerant than her.
I don't think i can express my...
Forum: Army Related Forum 03-04-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,491
Posted By tanks_alot
Indian troops are starting to deploy the Tavor,...

Indian troops are starting to deploy the Tavor, here are pics of Indian SF that were posted by Rajkhalsa in MP.net:

http://pixjet.net//img/b5ad4a3b61c94bb9fba91fe0706e601f/india2.jpg
...
Forum: Israeli Military Discussion Forum 03-04-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,919
Posted By tanks_alot
http://waronline.org/pictures/Namer/21173138.jpg ...

http://waronline.org/pictures/Namer/21173138.jpg

The only problem i see with the Namer is the small loading ramp, it would make for a slow exist and entry of troops into the vehicle and...
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