2008 Featured Photos

November 15, 2008 - Shayetet 13 operators during training. The operators are armed with M4A1 fitted with EOTech and Trijicon ACOG 4x32 sights as well as safety rods.

November 15, 2008 - Shayetet 13 operator during training armed with a M4 Commando fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32, an AN/PEQ-2 and a forward grip. Seen on the left is another operator armed with a M4A1 fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32 and a bipod.

November 15, 2008 - Shayetet 13 operators during training.

November 15, 2008 - PALSAR Givati operator checking a Mauser 86SR mounted on a tripod.

November 15, 2008 - PALSAR Givati operator sitting next to arrested terrorist during deployment in the Territories. The operator is armed with a M4A1 fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32, Beamshot laser module and a flashlight, as well as with a handgun in thigh holster.

November 15, 2008 - 669 operator during training.

November 15, 2008 - 669 operators during a physical training run in full gear. The operators are armed with M4A1 fitted with Trijicon ACOG 4x32 and Meprolight Mepro 21 sights.


September 1, 2008 - IDF Counter Terror School instructor checking his gear prior to deployment in the Territories. The operator is armed with a M4 Commando fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32 sight and a horizontal grip/flashlight adapter. The operator is also equipped with an ITL Mini N/SEAS monocular NVD.

September 1, 2008 - IDF SF operators armed with Sig P228 during bus hostage rescue training in the Counter Terror School (photo: IDF).

September 1, 2008 - IDF SF operators during door breaching training at the Counter Terror School. Note two door types on the left and right. Left operator is breaching the door using an hydraulic power tool, right operator provides cover and is armed with a M4 Commando fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32, a stock, a forward grip and an AN/PEQ-14. Note Oakley protective eyewear (photo: IDF).

September 1, 2008 - IDF Counter Terror School instructors (note t-shirts) during range training. Foreground operator armed with a handgun and a M4 fitted with a rail system, a flip-up sight, a bipod, a forward grip and a Meprolight Mepro 21; middle operator armed with a M4 Commando fitted with a Meprolight Mepro 21, a flip-up sight and a flashlight. Background operator armed with a M4 fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32, a forward grip and a flip-up sight.

September 1, 2008 - IDF Counter Terror School instructors during training. Standing operator armed with a SOG pentagon knife, a Glock 19 and a M4 Commando fitted with a stock, a forward grip, a pistol grip and an EOTech sight. Kneeling operator armed with a Glock 19 and a M4 Commando fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32, a stock and a pistol grip.

September 1, 2008 - IDF Counter Terror School instructors (note t-shirts and background wall logo) during Krav Maga training with weapons. Left operator armed with a M4 Commando fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32, a stock, a forward grip and a flashlight. Right operator is armed with a SOG pentagon knife.


July 30, 2008 - Oket’z operator armed with a Sig P228 during range training.

July 30, 2008 - PALSAR Golani operator armed with a Mini Uzi during range training.

July 30, 2008 - PALSAR Golani operator in full gear prior to deployment in the Territories. The operator is armed with a M4A1 fitted with an ITL MARS, a flashlight, a rail system, a forward grip and a Smiley compensator. The operator is also armed with a Sig in a thigh holster.

July 30, 2008 - Egoz operator armed with a Micro Uzi during range training.

July 30, 2008 - Egoz operators during extreme weather training in Mount Hermon. The operators are armed with CAR15 fitted with Trijicon ACOG 4x32 and bipods.

July 30, 2008 - Operator posing with a SR25 fitted with an Aquila X6 NVD and a custom stock.

July 30, 2008 - IDF SF M4A1 fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32, a flip-up sight, a forward grip, an AN/PEQ-14 and a rail system.


May 19, 2008 - Oket’z operator and his dog during training. The operator is armed with a M4 Commando fitted with a flip-up sight, ITL MARS, AN/PEQ-14, a forward grip and a rail system.

May 19, 2008 - Oket’z operator and his dog during range training. The operator is armed with a M4 Commando fitted with a flip-up sight, ITL MARS, a flashlight, a forward grip and a rail system. Note the dog ear protection.

May 19, 2008 - IDF SF weapons – a Sig P228 and a M4 Commando fitted with a a flip-up sight, ITL MARS, AN/PEQ-14, a forward grip and a rail system.

May 19, 2008 - MATILAN sniper armed with a SR25 fitted with a Litton Aquila X6 during range training. Note M4A1 Designated System in the foreground, fitted with Trijicon an ACOG 4X32 and a bipod.

May 19, 2008 - MATILAN sniper armed with a SR25 during training.

May 19, 2008 - Egoz operators during extreme weather training in Mount Hermon. Left operator armed with a RPD LMG.


March 20, 2008 - YAHALOM team in full gear during training. The operators are armed with camouflaged M4A1 and are wearing Camouflage Suits. Note HMMWV in the background fitted with a FN MAG.

March 20, 2008 - YAHALOM operators in full gear prior to deployment in the Territories. Left operator is armed with a handgun in a thigh holster and a M4A1 fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32, a flashlight, a rail system, a forward grip and a Beamshot laser module. Middle operator armed with a M4A1 fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32 and a forward grip.

March 20, 2008 - YAHALOM team in full gear posing for a group photo after a successful raid in the Territories. The operators are armed with handguns, M4A1 fitted with Trijicon ACOG and flashlights and M4 Commando fitted with Trijicon Reflex and flashlights. Note the scope M16 and handgun presented by two middle operators, which belonged to the terrorist arrested during the raid.

March 20, 2008 - PALSAR Golani during Krav Maga training at the IDF Counter Terror School.

March 20, 2008 - IDF SF operator during deployment in the Territories armed with a M4A1/M203 combo fitted with a Meprolight GLS203, an ITL MARS and a flashlight (photo: IDF).

March 20, 2008 - PALSAR 7 operators during training. Left operator is armed with a CAR15 fitted with a Meprolight Mepro 21 and is also equipped with an AN/PVS-7 NVG. Right operator is armed with a M4A1 fitted with a Litton Aquila X4. Note HMMWV in the background.

March 20, 2008 - PALSAR 7 operators during CQB training. Both operators are armed with CAR15 fitted with a Meprolight Mepro 21 and safety rods.

March 20, 2008 - YAMAS operator during training. The operator is armed with a M4/M203 combo fitted with a laser module.

March 20, 2008 - Camouflaged IDF SF M4A1 fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32, a forward grip and a flashlight.

March 20, 2008 - IDF SF weapons – a Sig P228 and a M4A1 fitted with an ITL MARS, a flip-up sight, a flashlight, a "Smiley" compensator, a stock, a pistol grip, a forward grip and a rail system.


January 20, 2008 - PALSAR Golani team prior to deployment in the Territories armed with (front row from left to right): a M4A1 fitted with a Litton Aquila X4, a bipod, a forward grip and a flashlight; a SR25 fitted with a Litton Aquila X6; a Negev Commando fitted with an ITL AIM1; and a a M4A1 fitted with a Lior X3, a bipod, a forward grip, a stock and an AN/PEQ-14.

January 20, 2008 - YAHALOM team during extreme weather training in Mount Hermon.

January 20, 2008 - Shayetet 13 operators posing prior to deployment. Operators are armed with Mini Uzi and handguns in thigh holsters.

January 20, 2008 - Duvdevan operator presenting an AK47 captured during a raid in the Territories. The operator is armed with a M4 Commando fitted with a flip-up sight, a Trijicon Reflex, a rail system, a forward grip and an AN/PEQ-14. Note that suspected terrorists, which were apprehended during the raid, are seen in the background facing the bus (photo: IDF).

January 20, 2008 - Operator aiming an CTAR fitted with an ITL MARS and an ITL Mini N/SEAS.

January 20, 2008 - IDF SF M4 Commando fitted with an ITL MARS, an AN/PEQ-14, a compensator, a stock, a pistol grip, a rail system and a forward grip.

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