2010 Featured Photos
October 12, 2010 - PALSAR Golani operator is seen here in full gear prior to training. The operator is armed with a M4A1 fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32, a "Smiley" compensator, an AN/PEQ-14 and a forward grip/bipod combo.
October 12, 2010 - Shayetet 13 operators seen here on board a Muraena fast attack boat during training. Left operator armed with a Mini Uzi fitted with an AN/PEQ-14; right operator armed with a Remington 870. Both operators are also armed with Glock in thigh holsters (photo: courtesy of photographer Oren Rosenfeld).
October 12, 2010 - Senior politicians including Ariel Sharon (then the Israeli Prime Minister) and Shaul Mofaz (then the Israeli Minister of Defense) and high-ranking IDF officers, including Moshe Ya'alon (then the IDF Chief of Staff) seen here during a visit to the IDF Sniper School. The visitors are observing a Sniper Instructor armed with a M24 fitted with the Sniper Witness Sniper Coordination System.
October 12, 2010 - Demonstration of the Ortek/Eyerec/HeloPoint Snipco Sniper Coordination System. The Snipco is seen fitted on an IDF SF Mauser 86SR and transmitting the scope's video feed to a nearby wrist monitor worn by the operator in the foreground.
July 25, 2010 - IDF SF SWS on display during a demonstration. From left to right: a camouflaged M24, a suppressed KAC SR25 and an H-S Precision Pro Series 2000 HTR fitted with an OSTI AN/PVS-27 clip on NVD.
July 25, 2010 - An H-S Precision Pro Series 2000 HTR fitted with an OSTI AN/PVS-27 clip on NVD seen here on display during a demonstration. Also seen on top are the SWS standard issue accessories – an ITL Cobra rangefinder, a Tripod Data Systems (TDS) PDA loaded with a ballistic software and a Kestrel pocket weather meter.
July 25, 2010 - Operator checking an IDF SF suppressed PGM Precision Ultima Ratio. Also seen in the background are a modified Mauser 86SR (with a new stock and an integrated suppressor), El-Op Yuval thermal imaging system and helmet fitted with a helmet mounted camera.
July 25, 2010 - Various IDF SF 0.338 Lapua Magnum SWS seen here during range training. From left to right: three Accuracy International AWM, a PGM Precision PGM338 and an H-S Precision Pro Series 2000 HTR.
March 17, 2010 - IDF Counter Terror Instructors (middle and left) demonstrate weapon handling techniques to U.S. Marines during training at the IDF Counter Terror School. The instructor is armed with a M4A1 fitted with a Meprolight Mepro 21 and a safety rod. The Marines are armed with M4A1 and M4A1/M203 combo fitted with Trijicon ACOG, forward grips, flashlights and safety rods.
March 17, 2010 - Plain cloths YAMAM operators (middle) demonstrating weapon handling techniques to foreign visitors (left). The weapons seen are: foreground – a M4 Commando fitted with a Trijicon Reflex and a rail system; background – a M4 Commando fitted with a Trijicon Reflex, an AN/PEQ-14 and a rail system.
March 17, 2010 - Egoz operators during training. Right operator is armed with a CTAR fitted with a Trijicon ACOG 4x32; middle operator armed with a TAR/M203 combo fitted with an ITL MARS (photo: IDF).
March 17, 2010 - IDF SF SWS on display during a public demonstration. From foreground to background: a modified Mauser 86SR (with a new stock and an integrated suppressor), a suppressed PGM Precision Ultima Ratio, a M24, a SR25, a standard Mauser 86SR and a Galil Sniper Rifle. Also seen in the background are a RPD and a PK LMG.