Sunday, 25 July 2010

IDF Commandos

Elite Israel Defense Forces special forces units, Commandos are called Syeret in Hebrew (reconnaissance unit) are usually a company or a battalion in strength.

IDF Reconnaissance battalions are typically made up of three specialized companies:
1. Demolitions
2. Reconnaissance
3. Anti-Tank / Heavy Weapons

IDF Commando units specialize in sea-to-land incursions, counter-terrorism, sabotage, maritime intelligence gathering and  hostage rescue. Only a handful missions have ever been publicized or otherwise missions publicly attributed to the units...


 

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