Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Saturday, May 21, 2022
Heads up: Israeli Air Force to hold major exercise over country next week
Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.
From Sunday through Thursday, heavy aerial activity will be observed as the Israeli Air Force will be holding a major drill over the country, the military says.
At the same time, ground troops will be holding exercises in the Menashe Regional Council, Wadi Ara, and Jezreel Valley regions, the Israel Defense Forces says.
The drills are part of the widescale “Chariots of Fire” exercise, the military’s largest in decades.