German Soldiers to Train in Israel

The German Defence Ministry announced on Sunday that 100 of its soldiers are going to receive training from the Israeli army.

A spokesman for the ministry said that the exercises will last three weeks and come within the framework of Germany-Israel military cooperation.

According to Welt am Sonntag newspaper, the German troops will develop their urban warfare tactics at a special training centre in Israel. This will include fighting against terrorists sheltering behind civilians in populated areas and fighting an enemy which uses tunnels in combat.

File photo of a German infantryman standing at ready during a practice exercise with US troops in 2004


Articles by: Middle East Monitor

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