Prime Minister Yair Lapid arrived on Wednesday at the Air Force’s underground control post for a visit as part of an exercise, which is part of a series of joint exercises by the IDF and the US Army. Simulation of different scenarios In the face of emerging threats in the region, chief among them the Iranian threat.
IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi and Air Force Commander Tomer Bar presented the various descriptions to Lapid, and also discussed operational issues, primarily the threats and the response to the Iranian threat.
In addition, Lapid was shown an activity outline and long-range flights that tested the IDF’s intelligence gathering and attack capabilities.
“The strategic cooperation with the US and other countries strengthens the capabilities of the IDF in the face of challenges in the Middle East led by Iran. We have partners in the sky and on the ground, but we also have the right to act as we see fit and protect the State of Israel,” concluded the Prime Minister.