Live fire maneuver in the shooting range of Hannoush – Hamat

Tuesday, 06 March 2018

Units from the 12th Infantry Brigade assisted by units from the Air Force, the Navy, the Engineering Regiment, the Rangers and 2nd Artillery Regiment conducted a live fire maneuver at the shooting range of Hannoush – Hamat under the supervision of the Special Forces School. The drill simulated decimating a terrorist group entrenched inside urban areas. Helicopters, tanks as well as medium and high caliber weapons were used during the drill and explosives were detonated. The drill also included air support operations and medical evacuations on board helicopters.

This maneuver is part of the qualitative training plan set by the Army Command to ensure the units readiness and preparedness to intervene swiftly and effectively in different combat circumstances.