Rappelling & Ladders

The following guide features rappelling and ladders during usage training and deployment.

RAFAEL Limor


RAFAEL Limor is a collapsible rapid deployed collapsible ladder commonly used by the IDF SF.

PALSAR Golani team posing in full gear during training. Left operator is armed with a suppressed Micro Uzi and carrying a RAFAEL Limor rapid deployment ladder; top row middle operators are armed with Negev Commando (left) and standard Negev (right); lower row middle operators are armed with M4A1 fitted with Aquila X4; right operator is armed with a M4A1 fitted with Litton M845 X1.5. Note Smiley compensators on all M4A1.

 

YAMAM


YAMAM operators during rappelling training exercise. Note the white camouflage suits, an indication of YAMAM past involvement the sometime snowed Lebanon arena.

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YAMAM operator rappelling during training.

 

YAMAM operator rappelling during training.

 

YAMAM operators (background) moving to an elevated position during Friday prayers in the old city of Jerusalem.

 

YAMAM operators armed with a Jericho fitted with a flashlights rappelling during training. Note that this photo was taken in the early 1990's prior to the unit's switch to Glock as its standard issue sidearm in the late 1990's (Photo: Israeli Police).

 

YAMAM operators rappelling during training. Note Oakley protective eyewear.

 

PALSAR Golani


PALSAR Golani operator engaging targets through a window with a handgun during training. The operator is also armed with a Micro Uzi seen hanging from his right side. Note PALSAR Golani renowned "winged tiger" logo on the back of the operator's t-shirt.

 

PALSAR Golani operator using a ladder to negotiate a window during training. Note PALSAR Golani renowned "winged tiger" logo on the back of the operator's t-shirt.

 

PALSAR Golani operator armed with a FN HP rappelling and negotiating a window during training.

 

PALSAR Golani operator using a ladder to negotiate a window during training. The operator is armed with a M4A1 fitted with a Meprolight Mepro 21.

 

PALSAR Golani operators carrying a ladder during hostage rescue training in a civilian building in North of Israel (photo: IDF).

 

LOTAR Eilat


LOTAR Eilat operator rappelling during training. The operator is armed with a Sig P228 fitted with a flashlight and an extend magazine. Note that the weapon's slide is pulled back as a visual indication that there is no round in the chamber.

 

LOTAR Eilat operators during a bus hostage rescue exercise.

 

LOTAR Eilat operator during training. The operator is armed with a Colt Commando fitted with a Trijicon Reflex and a forward grip.

 

LOTAR Eilat operator rappelling during training.

 

LOTAR Eilat operators assaulting a building using ladders during training.

 

Force 100


Two Force 100 operators during training. Top operator is armed with a CAR15 fitted with a Trijicon Reflex and a flashlight. Lower operator is armed with a FN HP.

 

Unit 669


669 operators during training at the Counter Terror School armed with Sig handguns fitted with safety rods.

 

Shayetet 13


Shayetet 13 operators during training.

 

IDF Counter Terror School Instructors


Counter Terror School instructors rappelling during training at the IDF Counter Terror School. The operators are armed with Glock fitted with Insight M6X (photo: IDF).

Rappelling & Climbing Guide