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Watch: Navy carries out ship-to-ship missile test

Israeli Navy's missile boat fleet completes weeks of extensive exercises – including first ship-to-ship missile test in over a decade, which was declared as 'complete success'

Yoav Zitun
Published: 08.01.12, 19:14 / Israel News

The Israel Navy missile boat fleet on Wednesday completed extensive training exercises which it has been holding for the last few weeks.

 

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During the exercises the Navy carried out a ship-to-ship missile test. The previous ship-to-ship missile test was held over a decade ago. The missile hit an empty ship which simulated the target. Israel Air Force Combat helicopters and Panther ('Atalef') helicopters accompanied the missile analyzing its flight pattern.

 

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The IDF declared the test a complete success.

 

In addition to the missile testing, the exercises included simulation of various scenarios including clashes with enemy fleets, responses to terror threats against the gas fields, shoreline terror attacks, Hezbollah or Hamas attacks against Israeli vessels and merchant vessels anchored in Israel.

 

Navy Commander Vice Admiral Ram Rotberg said "In the exercise, the Third Flotilla (Shayetet 3) practiced complex scenarios and increased its abilities (against) enemy threats. The flotilla troops showed impressive capabilities and proved that they are ready for any task they are faced with."

 

The naval commander added: "The navy will continue to strengthen and increase cooperation with the (military's) various branches and will continue to act to defend the maritime space and maintain the security of Israel's citizens.

 

 

 

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