On the evening of 2 December, the radio station «Sieves Beth» reported on the completion of the exercises divisions «Gas» and «Edom», which was carried out along the southern borders of Israel. During the exercises simulated scenarios of militant attacks Islamic state on Israel from the Sinai, the abduction of soldiers on the border with the Gaza strip, the infiltration of terrorists into Israeli towns and Israel response to rocket fire and prompt action in case of attack IDF patrol on the border.
In the exercises also participated the air force and the Navy, «13th fleet» the IDF and the Shin bet and the police.
The Walla News website writes that the exercise should begin suddenly involved in them parts. Early in the morning by helicopters from the IDF’s Northern command in the area of Eilat were deployed paratroopers that were supposed to strengthen the forces of the South division.
In the IDF noted that this was the final exercises 2015, during which test the level of preparedness of servicemen of various arms, as well as their ability to operate on unfamiliar terrain.