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The Israeli Kfir Brigade, formerly known as the 900 Brigade is one of the most recent Infantry Corps brigade commanded by the 162nd Division (Utzvat Ha'Plada) in the Central regional command of the Israel Defense Forces. The Israeli Infantry Corps is a corps in the IDF GOC Army Headquarters. ... The Israeli Central Command is a regional command of the Israel Defense Forces. ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ההגנה לישראל , [Army] Force for the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated with the Hebrew acronym צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels armed forces, comprising the Israeli Army, the Israeli Air Force and the Israeli Navy. ...

The Designated Infantry Battalions (known as the "90s Battalions") were founded in the 1990s as an accompanying force to mobile infantry. On December 6, 2005, the brigade was formally established with the 90s Battalions unified into a single, regular service brigade commanded by Colonel Eyal Nosovski. See also 1990s, the band The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive, sometimes informally including popular culture from the very late 1980s and from 2000 and beyond. ... Mobile infantry is one of several military terms usually referring to infantry units equipped with vehicles. ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Although the brigade is subordinated to the 162nd Division, each battalion is operatively attached to regional brigades in the West Bank Division. The 90s Battalions, include the Nahshon (90), Shimshon (92), Haruv (93), Duchifat (94), Lavi (96), and the Netzah Yehuda Battalion (Haredi Nahal). They are seen as the first-strike forces in these brigades. The Netzah Yehuda Battalion (also known as Nahal Haredi) is a battalion in the IDF. The purpose of the battalion is to allow Haredi Israelis to serve in the IDF in an atmosphere condusive to their religious convictions. ... Haredi Judaism, also called ultra-Orthodox Judaism, is the most theologically conservative form of Judaism. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

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