Report: Israeli Air Force drill simulated ‘massive’ attack on Iran, as US observed

The Israel Air Force conducted a drill simulating a massive attack on Iran’s nuclear program, which employed dozens of fighter jets, Kan news reports.

The exercise, held some two weeks ago, was attended by a US Air Force officer who participated as an observer, the unsourced report says.

An F-35 fighter jet takes off during a surprise exercise, ‘Galilee Rose,’ in February 2021. (Israel Defense Forces)

The report says the drill included various scenarios, including mid-air refueling, long-range strikes and responses to anti-aircraft missiles.

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