Tunnel Warfare

The following guide features tunnel warfare training and deployment.

YAHALOM


Tunnel clearing UGV, commonly used by YAHALOM (photo: IDF).

 

YAHALOM operator during training armed with a M4A1 fitted with a Meprolight Mepro 21, a flip-up sight and a flashlight. Note an oxygen mask used for tunnel clearing (photo: IDF).

 

YAHALOM operators lowering an iRobot into a tunnel during training. All operators are armed with M4A1 fitted with Meprolight Mepro 21, a flip-up sights and blank firing attachments (photo: IDF).

 

YAHALOM operators clearing a tunnel during training with the help of an EyeDrive UGV (photo: IDF)

 

Rimon


Rimon operator clearing a tunnel during training. The operator is armed with a Micro Tavor fitted with an ITL MARS, a flashlight and forward grip / bipod combo (photo: IDF).

 

Counter Terror School


Counter Terror School instructors practicing tunnel clearing. Standing operator armed with a M4 Commando fitted with a Meprolight MOR, an AN/PEQ-14 and a vertical grip/bipod combo; kneeling operator armed with a M4 Commando fitted with a Trijicon ACOG, a flashlight a vertical grip/bipod combo; a third operator is holding a shield. Also seen is a Roboteam MTGR (photo: IDF).

 

YAHALOM operators practicing tunnel clearing. Left operator armed with a M4A1 fitted with a Trijicon ACOG, a backup sight and a flashlight; right operator holding a shield and armed with a Glock. Both operators are wearing helmets fitted with TL5 and flashlights, gas masks and combat shirts (photo: IDF).

 

Miscellaneous


ODF Optronics EyeBall R1 used for tunnel clearing (photo: IDF).

Qualifications Guide