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Encyclopedia > Israeli Artillery Corps

The Israeli Artillery Corps is the Israel Defense Forces corps responsible for operating the medium and long-range artillery network. The Israel Defense Forces are part of the Israeli Security Forces. ... Historically, artillery refers to any engine used for the discharge of projectiles during war. ...


The corps is known as the "Pillar of Fire" which moves ahead of the camp. In the framework of the integrated battle, the role of the Artillery Corps is to concentrate the firepower on land. The crops maintains an extraordinary firepower and is known as one of the most technologically advanced field corps. Its designation is defined as "paralyzing and destroying enemy forces by exerting firepower in land battles." The corps is placed in-charge of two principal tasks: assisting the maneuvering forces, in the time, place, and firepower needed. Its second task is the paralyzing and destroying enemy forces deep inside the land battle.


The Artillery Corps is an integral corps of GOC Army Headquarters. It is a diverse corpse, with its lion share consisting of high-trajectory barrel artillery. The corps consist of three main support units: The Israeli GOC Army headquarters, abbreviated as Mazi, is a multi-corps command headquarters created in 1998, which amalgamates the ground forces of the Israeli Defense Forces. ... A military unit is an organisation within an armed force. ...

  • The Pillar of Fire Formation is composed of the regular-service battalions Drakon ("Dragon") and Reshef ("Flash") as well as other reserve forces battalions.
  • The Golan Formation is composed of the regular battalions Namer ("Tiger"), Keren ("Horn") battalions, and the Ra'am, which is an MLRS battalion, as well as other reserve battalions.
  • The Kela David Formation is composed of the Meytar (“String”) unit, a special unit of the corps.

In addition, the corps also possesses radar and navigation networks, some of which classified; the Corps Command; the School for Field Artillery; and a training centre. As of 2005 , the corps is headed by Brigadier-General Lawrence Mu’alam. A Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) is a form of rocket artillery that can be reused. ... This article describes U.S. field artillery. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Israel Defense Forces
Corps, Commands, Directorates & Branches
Branches: Navy | Air Force | GOC Army Headquarters
Commands: Northern Command | Central Command | Southern Command | Home Front Command
Directorates: General Staff | Military Intelligence | Human Resources | Computer Service | Technology and Logistics | Operations | Planning
Consultant & Attachment to General Staff: Financial Advisor to the Chief of Staff | Womens' Affairs advisor | Military Rabbinate | Military Advocate General | Military Court of Appeals | Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories
IDF corps
Ground forces Armor Corps | Artillery Corps | Engineering Corps | Field Intelligence Corps
Infantry corps: Infantry Corps | 900 Brigade | Paratroopers Brigade | Golani Brigade | Nahal Brigade | Givati Brigade | Bislmach Brigade
Combat support corps: Ordnance Corps | Medical Corps | Intelligence Corps | C4I Corps
Rear-line corps: Education and Youth Corps | Adjutant Corps | Logistics Corps | Military Police | General Corps
IDF insignia
Berets, Units symbols and Uniform | Ranks | Decorations
Additional Information
History of the Israel Defense Forces | Military equipment of Israel | Israel Defense Forces checkpoint | Israeli military prison
See Also
Israeli Security Forces | Mossad | Shabak | Police | Border Police | Intelligence Community | National Security Council
Image File history File links Flag_of_Israel. ... The Israel Defense Forces are part of the Israeli Security Forces. ... Depiction of actual IDF military badge File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Main operational areas of the Israeli Sea Corps as seen from Space Shuttle STS-40: Mediterranean Sea (north), Gulf of Aqaba (east), Red Sea (south), and Gulf of Suez (west). ... The Israeli Air Force (IAF) (Hebrew: חיל האוויר Heyl haAvir) is the air force of the Israel Defense Forces. ... The Israeli GOC Army headquarters, abbreviated as Mazi, is a multi-corps command headquarters created in 1998, which amalgamates the ground forces of the Israeli Defense Forces. ... The Northern Command of the Israel Defense Forces has as its mission the maintenance of peace in the north of Israel and the Galil (Galilee) region. ... Aman badge Aman (אמן) is the Hebrew abbreviation for the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) Directorate of Military Intelligence (אגף מודיעין), Israels central, overarching military inteligence. ... The Financial Advisor to the Chief of Staff is a role assumed by the head of the Budgeting Directorate of Israel’s Ministry of Defense. ... The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories is a unit in the Israeli Ministry of Defense that engages in coordinating civilian issues between the Government of Israel, the Israel Defense Forces, foreign organizations, and the Palestinian Authority. ... The Israeli Amour Corps is a crops of the Israel Defense Forces, since 1998 subordinate to GOC Army Headquarters. ... The Israeli Engineering Corps are the combat engineering forces of צהל - the Israeli Defence Forces. ... The Israeli 900 Brigade is one of the most recent Infantry Corps brigade commanded by the 162nd Regiment (Utzvat HaPlada) in the Central regional command of the Israel Defense Forces. ... The Paratroopers Brigade (חטיבת הצנחנים) is a unit of paratroopers within the Israel Defence Forces (IDF). ... The Golani Brigade חטיבת גולני (aka. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Israeli Bislmach Brigade (formerly the 772 Brigade, as of 2006, the 828 Brigade), an abbreviation for the School for Infantry Corps Professions and Squad Commanders, is an IDF body responsible for the training of all the Infantry Corps squad commanders and platoon sergeants. ... The Israeli C4I Corps is a crops in the IDF GOC Army Headquarters responsible for military-related communication. ... The Israeli Adjutant Corps is a support corps in the IDF Human Resources Directorate. ... The military police of the Israel Defense Forces (Hebrew: חיל המשטרה הצבאית, Heyl HaMishtara HaTzvait) is the Israeli military police. ... This page details the insignia of the Israel Defense Forces, excluding rank insignia. ... Notes If the ranks of the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) are to be translated one-to-one to Western ranks then a Rav Aluf is equivalent to Lieutenant General (since Major General is Aluf). But since Rav Aluf in Israel is the high commander of the army (including air force... The history of the Israel Defense Forces is intertwined with history of the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948. ... An Israel Defense Forces checkpoint, usually called an Israeli checkpoint (Hebrew: מחסום, machsom), is a barrier put forth by the Israel Defense Forces to enhance the security of Israel and prevent those who wish to harm it from entering the country. ... Like any military prison, the Israeli version is a prison for guarding soldiers who committed crimes during their service. ... The Israeli Security Forces (ISF) are several organizations collectively responsible for Israels security. ... Official seal of the Mossad (Hebrew: המוסד למודיעין ולתפקידים מיוחדים, The Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations) is an Israeli intelligence agency, often referred to as Mossad (in English: Institution). ... Shabak emblem Defender who shall not be seen The Shabak (in Hebrew, שבכ (help· info)) an acronym of Shérūt ha-Bītāhōn ha-Klālī שירות ביטחון כללי) known in English as the Shin Bet (which was how the Shabak was known in Israel in its early days) or the... The Israel Border Police (Hebrew: משמר הגבול, mishmar hagvul) is the combat branch of the Israeli Police. ... The Israeli Intelligence Community (Hebrew: קהילת המודיעין הישראלית) is the designation given to the complex of organizations responsible for intelligence collection, dissemination, and research for the State of Israel. ... The Israeli National Security Council (Hebrew: המועצה לביטחון לאומי) is a council established by the Prime Ministers Office in 1999 during the prime ministership of Binyamin Netanyahu in the framework of drawing lessons from the Yom Kipur War. ...

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