Israel Simulates War Along Syrian and Lebanese Borders in Largest Drills of 2020

Israel is conducting military drills, simulating a multi-front conflict with Hezbollah on the northern border reports Al-Masdar.

Under the title “The Deadly Arrow,” the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) launched on Sunday morning, a large-scale military exercise that simulates a possible war scenario on more than one front against Hezbollah.

The Israeli army spokesman, Avichay Adraee, said on his Twitter account that The Deadly Arrow exercise, which will take place until next Thursday, and is the largest military exercise in the country this year, simulates a multi-front war with a focus on the northern front (i.e. Lebanon. And Syria).

The spokesman stated that the aim of the exercise was to raise readiness and improve the offensive capabilities of the Israeli army at all levels, in an integrated manner with the adoption of a working method, to “achieve victory with new mechanisms between the main headquarters.”

The exercise will include the command center, regular and reserve forces, with the participation of the air force and navy, in addition to the intelligence forces, the technological logistical bodies and the Communications and Protection Authority in the field of cyber security.


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