On February 21 began a joint exercise of the IDF and the US army code-named «Juniper Cobra» (Juniper Cobra). About the beginning of the exercise, preparations for which began in 2014, reported the press service of the IDF.
During a five-day exercise, which involved a 1,700 U.S. military personnel will be observing the scenario reflect the IDF, with the support of the U.S. missile attacks on Israel.
Joint exercises of units ABOUT Israel and the United States held every two years. With that first drill, which took place in 2001, they were cancelled only once — in 2012, amid growing tensions with Iran.
It should be noted that in the summer of 2015 was reported on the refusal of the Israeli side from the expanded format of the exercise «Juniper Cobra».