Nahal recon battalion braces to engage enemies above and below ground

The elite Nahal reconnaissance battalion, which specializes in commando raids on enemy targets, has in recent days held a week-long war drill in the northern Jordan Valley.

The drill is part of an extensive training period, designed to prepare the unit for combat with Hamas in Gaza, and Hezbollah in Lebanon and Syria.

Maj. Gidi Eliastam, deputy battalion commander, told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday that the drill involved teams and companies, and the whole battalion would soon particiapte in a war simulation.


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