The IsraeliArtillery 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. ...
Modern artillery is distinguished by its large calibre, firing an explosive shell or rocket, and being of such a size and weight as to require a specialized mount for firing and transport.
Because artillery is an indirect fire weapon, the forward observer must take up a position where he can observe the target using tools such as binoculars and laser range finders and designators and call back fire missions on his radio.
Artillery could no longer be deployed in the battle line, the large crews and stocks of ammunition were vulnerable to rifle fire, but had to either become smaller, lighter, more mobile and stay with the troops or get much further away.
Israeli Arabs are not required to serve in the military, and very few do.
Israeli Druze are drafted, and there are groups of Bedouins, Christian and Cherkes villagers serve in Minority units (most commonly in Gaza) or in the border police.
Some Israeli SF units such as Sayeret Matkal, Shayetet 13 (naval commando) and the YAMAM are considered to be among the best special forces units in the world (along with the British SAS and the US Delta Force).
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