Behind the strengthening of the status of the Navy in Israel
The priorities for building military power in Israel clearly demonstrate that Tel Aviv decision makers invest a lot of resources in reinforcing the status and role of the navy as a weapon To Hamas, Iran and the Palestinian Authority, where these ships were dealt with thousands of miles from the shores of «Israel» Besides the Navy plays.
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The growing status of the Israeli navy is due to the increased security challenges facing Israel; and the assessment of strategic assessment forums that many of these are facing.
The challenges are better accomplished by employing the Navy. Perhaps the most important factor that led to the growing status of the navy is the growing dependence of Tel Aviv on this weapon In the implementation of its strategy to thwart the ability of its enemies to strengthen their strength and military capabilities For example, by the navy, a decade ago, Israel intercepted many ships that claimed to have contained weapons and directed weapons.
To Hamas, Iran and the Palestinian Authority, where these ships were dealt with thousands of miles from the shores of «Israel».
Besides, the Navy plays Played a key role in enabling the occupation army to carry out clandestine operations in the heart of the enemy countries.
The special unit in the apparatus, known as Force 13, The Navy carries out many secret operations by carrying out silent landing operations in many targeted countries.
At the same time, the Navy plays a major role in the gathering intelligence on countries and organizations that are in a state of hostility with Israel For example, an investigation published by the Maaref newspaper a year ago revealed that the occupation army relies on submarines to gather intelligence about Hezbollah's capabilities and pointed out that submarines equipped with sensors and accurate imaging systems are spying on these sites, especially those near the coast.
According to the Israeli military forums, the most important advantages of submarines in the collection of intelligence fact that it ensures infiltration of the territorial waters of the enemy in complete secrecy without anyone being able to determine their place or sense of existence.
In addition, the discovery of gas reserves as another factor contributed to Israel push to strengthen the navy.
The discovery of gas rights in areas far spaced over the makers The decision in Tel Aviv to secure the Israeli economic water, which is twice the size of Palestine.
Although Israel buys frequent patrol ships and rocket ships to secure these fields, decision-makers in Tel Aviv tend to increase the fleet Israel of these ships, especially after some of these fields have been turned into production.
The Navy status is not limited to the acquisition of submarines, frigates and destroyers.
And patrol vessels, but also to develop defense systems to secure the cutting off of the Israeli navy, especially those working in the field of economic security, Parack 8, one of which was produced by the military industries to secure ships.
In addition, the Israeli navy carries out naval maneuvers with the US Sixth Fleet In addition to participating in some NATO exercises.