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US reportedly slated to take part in IDF drill of Iran strike

An illustrative photo of an US Air Force F-16, below, escorting two F-35 jets, above, after the latter arrived at Hill Air Force Base in Utah, September 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
An illustrative photo of an US Air Force F-16, below, escorting two F-35 jets, above, after the latter arrived at Hill Air Force Base in Utah, September 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

US military forces will take part in a major IDF drill later this month simulating a widescale strike on Iran, reports Channel 13 news.

The large-scale air maneuvers, including a simulated attack on Iranian nuclear targets, will take place starting May 29.

Earlier today, Michael Kurilla, head of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), arrived in Israel on Tuesday for his first official visit.

Defense Minister Benny Gantz is slated to take off tomorrow for Washington to meet with his American counterpart, Lloyd Austin, at the Pentagon in Washington.

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