Israeli-Foreign Joint Training Photo Gallery

U.S.


YAHALOM operator (left) and U.S. Army Special Forces operators (middle and right) during joint training. The operators are armed with M4A1 fitted with stock cheek rests, Trijicon ACOG, AN/PEQ-2 and rail systems.

 

YAHALOM operator (right) tests a Mark 12 Mod X Special Purpose Rifle (SPR) fitted with an AN/PEQ-2, a stock cheek rest and a day optic during joint training with U.S. Army Special Forces (left).

YAHALOM operator (foreground) and U.S. Army Special Forces operators (background) prepare for parachuting during joint training.

 

YAHALOM operators (front row and upper left) and U.S. Army Special Forces operators pose for a group photo during joint training. The operators are armed with M4A1 fitted with stock cheek rests, Aimpoint optics, AN/PEQ-2, forward grips and flashlights. Also visible are two FN M249 Special Purpose Weapons fitted with Aimpoint optics, AN/PEQ-2, forward grips and bipods.

 

A U.S. Army operator waits for a parachuting jump during joint training in Israel. Note an IAF C130 in the background.

 

PALSAR Tzanhanim  sniper armed with a SR25 during joint-training with U.S. Special Forces.

 

PALSAR Tzanhanim  joint-training with U.S. Special Forces.

 

Oketz joint training with U.S. Army during Exercise Noble Shirley 2015. Oketz operators are armed with M4 Commando fitted with Meprolight Mepro 21 or Meprolight MOR, forward grips, and blank adapters (photo: IDF).

 

U.S. Marine special operator armed with a HK MP5SD practice CQB during joint training in Israel.

 

The USMC 33'rd Commandant, General Michael W. Hagee, tests a CTAR fitted with an ITL MARS and a X3 magnifier during a visit to the IDF (photo: USMC).

 

IDF SF operators and U.S. Marines fast rope from a USMC CH-46E during joint training on board a U.S. Navy ship. Note an IDF SF operator armed with a suppressed Mini Uzi. The other IDF SF operators are armed with M16 variants and handguns in thigh holsters (photos: U.S. Navy).

 

U.S. Marines posing for a group photo with IDF Counter Terror Instructors (middle and right), during training at the IDF Counter Terror School.

 

A U.S. Marine tests an IDF SF M4 Commando under the guidance of an IDF Counter Terror Instructor during training at the IDF Counter Terror School. The weapon is fitted with a Meprolight Mepro 21 and a flip-up sight.

 

U.S. Marines practicing hostage recue tactics under the guidance of an IDF Counter Terror Instructor (left) during training at the IDF Counter Terror School. Note two Marines on the right simulating a terrorist and a hostage.

 

An IDF Counter Terror Instructor demonstrates Krav Maga techniques to U.S. Marines during training at the IDF Counter Terror School (left photo: IDF).

 

U.S. Marines practice CQB under the guidance of an IDF Counter Terror Instructor (right) during training at the IDF Counter Terror School). Note that the instructor is armed with a Glock handgun (photo: IDF).

 

U.S. Marines pose next to the entrance to the IDF Counter Terror School CQB facility during training at the school.

 

U.S. Marines and IDF Counter Terror Instructors (middle with t-shirts) return to the IDF Counter Terror School after range training.

 

USMC Scout Snipers and Designated Marksman during training at the IDF Counter Terror School. The Marines are armed with M40A3 sniper rifles and M14 Designated Marksman Rifles (DMR).

 

IDF Counter Terror Instructors (middle and left) demonstrate weapon handling technique 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 4x32, forward grips, flashlights and safety rods.

 

 

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S'13 former CO Shaoul Ziv (right) joint training with a US Navy SEALs (left) in the early 1970's.

 

YALTAM joint training with U.S. Navy EOD during exercise Noble Melinda 2015.

 

Shayetet 13 joint training with the USMC during exercise CAYA Green 2016.

 

YALTAM joint training with U.S. Navy and French Navy EOD during exercise Noble Melinda 2017.

 

Unit 669 operators joint training with USAF Pararescue and other foreign CSAR units counterparts during exercise Angel Thunder 2015.

 

Germany


German army operator treated by an IDF medic after he was injured during a parachuting training in Israel.

 

Female sniper instructor demonstrates a M24 to a German Army officer cadet during a visit to the IDF Sniper School.

 

German Army officer cadet tests a Negev LMG during training in Israel.

 

German officer cadet armed with an IDF CAR15 fitted with a Elbit Falcon receives the Givati infantry brigade badge during joint training with the brigade's operators. The cadet is also wearing the Givati brigade barrette. Note another German Army officer cadet in the background.

 

German soldiers joint training in Israel with IDF SF. The Israeli soldier (right) is armed with a M4A1 fitted with an AN/PEQ-14, an ITL MARS, a forward grip and a rail system. Note a helmet mounted Adventure Lights VIP (photo: IDF).

 

Czech


Duvdevan during joint-training with Czech Special Forces.

 

Turkey


Turkish Naval Commandos during an Israeli-Turkish-American joint training.

 

Columbia


The Columbian Army Chief of Staff tests a CTAR fitted with an ITL MARS a visit to the IDF (Photo: IDF).

 

Miscellaneous


IDF Counter Terror School Instructors with their English written instructors T-shirts, used when training foreign operators (photo: IDF).

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