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Encyclopedia > Israeli Operations Directorate

The Israeli Operations Directorate is a directorate in the General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces, established in 1999, and alongside the regional commands, the Air Force and Sea corps and General Staff directorates, is responsible in planning for the exercising military force. The Directorate's main tasks involve: The Israeli General Staff is the general staff of the Israel Defense Forces, constituting its supreme command. ... The Israel Defense Forces are part of the Israeli Security Forces. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Israeli Air Force (IAF) (Hebrew: חיל האוויר Heyl haAvir) is the air force of the Israel Defense Forces. ... 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 responsibility for preparing the IDF for war, emergencies, and fluid security; the assembly and coordination for operative planning.
  • The responsibility for integrating the operative approach as followed from the national security one according to military doctrine.
  • Coordinating the General Staff's work in terms of exercizing force with the other security arms, and forging IDF recommendations for the approval of the political branch.
  • Instructing the regional command, the Air Force, Sea corps, GOC Army Headquarters, the Technological and Logistics, Human Resources, Military Intelligence, with respect to the exercising of force and its coordination.

Among other units, the IDF Spokesperson falls under the directorate’s jurisdiction. It is currently headed by Aluf Gadi Eisencot. The Israeli Security Forces (ISF) are several organizations collectively responsible for Israels security. ... 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 Israeli Human Resources Directorate is the Israel Defense Forces body that coordinates and assembles activities related to the control over human resources and its placement. ... 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. ... Aluf is the term used for general in the Israeli Defence Forces. ...

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



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