Last week, the IDF received from Caterpillar 20 pieces of heavy engineering equipment, designed to deal with tunnels on the border of the Gaza strip, the demolition of the concrete fortifications of the enemy and rescue operations in case of natural disasters.
The cost is the largest over the last two decades of the party of heavy equipment – a few dozen million dollars, paid for by the American aid package.
According to the portal walla, we are talking about the first batch of bulldozers, significantly more environmentally friendly, more effective and powerful than those that were in service with the IDF until now. While in Israel, they will take additional modernizatio the needs of the IDF.
It should be noted that in the past year in the course of operations in search of terror tunnels, the IDF periodically was forced to rent equipment from civilian companies.
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