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October 17, 2020 - New videos added: Operation Noah's Ark

September 13, 2020 - the IDF Sharpshooting Championship recently took place including special units.  

August 29, 2020 - the IDF recently introduced a new type of special unit, Refaim, designed to develop, test and deploy advanced techniques and technologies. This the second such attempt in the IDF, following the YATA testing in 2005. Seen above are Refaim operators during training including a Roboteam PROBOT armed with FN MAG (photo: IDF).

August 28, 2020 - New videos added: Masada

August 17, 2020 - New videos added: Sabena

August 16, 2020 - An historic milestone in the IDF as the Commando Brigade established the Commando School, unifying the training regime for its 3 component units - Duvdevan, Maglan, Egoz.

August 7, 2020 - In the past year most Israeli tactical textile companies including Marom Dolphin and Agilite have introduced modem plate carriers designed to host standard SAPI type plates instead of the IDF larger and proprietary Hashmonai plates.

July 18, 2020 - The Commando Brigade recently completed its 2020 annual competition.

July 17, 2020 - In an historic milestone, this month the Israeli Air Forces Special Units including Shaldag and 669 - formed the new IAF 7th Special Operations Wing. Additional changes are expected in organization, training and deployment.

July 16, 2020 - new guide covering Israeli Special Forces depictions in movies and TV shows.

February 21, 2020 - New videos added: 669, Commando Brigade and YAHALOM.

January 1, 2020 - Happy New Year, check out the 2019 Year in Review

December 13, 2019 - New videos added: Commando Brigade.

August 27, 2019 - New videos added: Duvdevan and LOTAR.

May 20, 2019 - YAHALOM operators during tunnel clearing training. Left operator is armed with a suppressed 9mm Micro Tavor fitted with a Meprolight M5; middle operator is armed with a Glock fitted with AN/PEQ-14 and carrying a ballistic shield; right operator is armed with a suppressed 9mm Micro Tavor fitted with a Meprolight MOR (photo: IDF).  


May 20, 2019 - IDF SF sniper team competing at the IDF 2019 Sniping Competition. The sniper is armed with a suppressed Barrett MRAD; the spotter is using a Vectronix laser rangefinder and a spotting scope fitted on a Zikitec spotter bench (photo: IDF:)


May 20, 2019 - YAMAM operators during training. Standing operator is armed with a suppressed B&T APC9 fitted with an EOTech and an AN/PEQ16. The operator's ACH helmet is fitted with a AN/PVS23 (photo: Israeli Police).

May 5, 2019 - isayeret guide covering the online presence of Israeli's leading tactical gear manufactures is now updated with Source of Sound.

April 28, 2019 - Gideonim operators posing for a group photo with a Gilad Arden during a visit to the unit. Uniformed operators are armed with M4 Commando fitted with an EOTech, AN/PEQ-15, forward grips and flashlights, as well as wearing combat uniforms. Seen in the background is a mockup Arab village used for training (photo: Government Press Office).

April 21, 2019 - Oketz operator and his dog during deployment in the Territories. The operator is armed with a M4 Commando fitted with a Meprolight MOR and a flashlight, and is wearing an ACH helmet fitted with a NVISOL camera setup (photo: IDF).


April 21, 2019 - YAHALOM operators clearing a tunnel during Operation Northern Shield. The operators are armed with Micro Tavor fitted with Meprolight MOR and forward grip/bipod combos. Right operator helmet fitted with a NVISOL camera setup (photo: IDF).  

April 20, 2019 - New videos added: Oketz, YAMAM.

March 17, 2019 - New videos added: Alpinistim.

March 14, 2019 - The Shayetet Plate Carrier, popular with the IDF Special Forces, is now available for sale online.

January 26, 2019 - "The Real Fauda" is a new BBC documentary going behind the scenes of both the Fauda TV show and the real world YAMAS unit. Now available on iTunes and Amazon.