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IDF begins its largest exercise in decades: ‘Chariots of Fire’

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

IDF special forces take part in an exercise  in Cyprus simulating war in the north in December 2019. (Israel Defense Forces)
IDF special forces take part in an exercise in Cyprus simulating war in the north in December 2019. (Israel Defense Forces)

The Israel Defense Forces begins a major exercise that will run for four weeks.

The drill, dubbed “Chariots of Fire,” is the military’s largest exercise in decades, involving effectively all units of the IDF.

It was postponed last May amid the 11-day war with terror groups in the Gaza Strip.

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