Special Forces

Yahalom (Handansa Kravit)

yahalomtagThe «Yahalom» unit (Diamond in Hebrew) or the abbreviation “YAHALM” (Yahida Handasait Lemesimot Miuhadot) is a special engineering unit. Yahalom is an elite unit relating to Hadansa Kravit (Engineering Brigade), which performs special missions and conducts joint operations with other special units of TZAHAL. The Yahalom soldiers’ activity is strictly classified and most of the operations of this unit go unreported. (more…)
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Electronic warfare (Lochem lamed alef)

The EW soldiers’ or electronic warfare soldiers’ (“Lochem lechima electronit”) unit relates to “hel-tikshuv” (telecommunication technologies). The main tasks of the unit’s soldiers are jamming radio signals, and capturing and «taking over» enemy’s television and radio systems on the ground, both in the sea and in the air. (more…)
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YAHMAM (Field intelligence)

Yahmam is a special unit of the field intelligence corps (Isuf Kravi), a secret intelligence unit. All information is highly classified, but it should be noted that the unit performs all kinds of intelligence activities such as military operations to track down terrorists, undercover operations, gaining intelligence, and their elimination. (more…)
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Lotar

Lotar unit (Lehima be terror) undergoes the combat training of TZAHAL special unit soldiers. This unit not only trains soldiers, but very often the fighters join elite unit operations in order to gain combat experience and learn new approaches to warfare. →Except standard training courses (the IDF infantry brigades training level) the Lotar soldiers follow a half-year counter-terrorism course and training for instructors.→There are two ways to join the Lotar unit:1. Complete “Gibbush” (physical fitness and psychological evaluation) in the Kfir Brigade 2. Complete Yom Sayarot . There are soldiers who after being accepted to the most elite units, for example the Navy Seals (Shayetet 13), fail to accomplish the training for whatever reason. They are offered to join other special units such as, for example, Lotar.Requirements: Medical profile 97 Psychometric score not less than 52 (Kaba)
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