“In return for those lost in battle”: The Israel Defense Forces received the first batch of armored vehicles from the United States
Israel received the first batch of American armored vehicles, a US Air Force military transport plane delivered it to one of the military bases of the Israeli Defense Forces. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Jewish State.
The Israeli military met a shipment of armored vehicles donated by the Americans to replace those lost in battle. What is included in it is not reported, there are no details. It is known that the first US Air Force cargo plane with military assistance has already arrived, and several more flights are expected.
- said in a statement.
Earlier, the Pentagon said that the Israeli Defense Forces need anti-aircraft missiles for air defense systems, artillery and tank shells, as well as ammunition in anti-tank systems. No separate announcements were made on technology, but the decision appears to have been made based on the latest information coming from Israel, as well as in anticipation of the start of the ground phase of Operation Iron Swords.
Meanwhile, heavy fighting broke out between the Israeli army and Hamas in the Nur Shams refugee camp in the West Bank, where Israel began demolishing roads in and around the settlement with armored bulldozers. As representatives of Hamas's military wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades, said, Israeli troops have been trying to surround the camp since Thursday morning, the Palestinians are not allowing them to do this, and there are civilian casualties.
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