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Synonyms for sayeret

Israel's elite secret commando unit responsible for counterterrorist and top secret intelligence gathering and hostage rescue missions

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According to the report, the mission was carried out by the Mossad, Israel's national intelligence agency, and Sayeret Matkal, the IDF's elite special forces unit.
Options include optronics payloads, which according to sources associated with Sayeret Yahalom, could be used to support counter-improvised explosive device and EOD operations as well as special reconnaissance missions.
IDF must rely on Sayeret Samur, a commando unit, to do the job.
Although Israel had a unit within its police force (the"Yamam") that was specifically trained to deal with hostage events, Chief of Staff Moshe Levy "arbitrarily" called on Sayeret Matkal, a reconnaissance unit within the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), to conduct the rescue operation.
Pardo served in an elite unit of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Sayeret Matkal, in the 1970s alongside Yonatan Netanyahu, brother of Benjamin who was killed in Entebbe.
Yoni Netanyahu, his elder by three years, served in Israel's elite Sayeret Matkal unit, and was killed in 1976 during the rescue of a hijacked aircraft.
Benderbal, responsable de comunicacion del Comite de Beneficiencia y Socorro a los Palestinos (CBSP), una ONG francesa que lleva 20 anos ayudando a sobrevivir a la muy golpeada poblacion de Gaza y a la de Cisjordania; viajaba en uno de los barcos de la Flotilla de la Libertad que fue asaltada por el comando de elite israeli Sayeret 13 en la madrugada del 31 de mayo.
Netanyahu served with current Defense Minister Ehud Barak in the ultra-elite Israeli commando unit, Sayeret Matkal, participating in the Sabena plane hostage rescue.
We collected males and females from the Sede Teman area (31[degrees]17'N, 34[degrees]43'E) and Sayeret Shaked Park (31[degrees]16'N, 34[degrees]38'E) (northern Negev, Israel) in April 2003.
In the 70s, he led an official undercover killing squad named Sayeret Rimon that killed women and children in Gaza.
In 1969, Ayalon was decorated with the Medal of Valor, Israel's highest award, for his conduct in Operation Bulmus 6- the assault on fortified Green Island, Egypt (jointly with Sayeret Matkal).
Provided intelligence from the IDF'S A'MAN (the Hebrew acronym for Agaf Mode'In), its intelligence branch, the Sayeret Mat'kal (the General Staff's own reconnaissance commando unit) mobilized, rehearsed its plans, flew 2,500 miles, and struck at the Entebbe airport, rescuing more than 100 passengers and crew with a minimum loss of life.
The Israeli deep reconnaissance and intelligence teams of Sayeret Matkal were created in 1957 but evolved into counterterrorism in the 1970s based on the model of the British SAS.
The 101 never had more than 50 or so fighters at a time; it served as prototype for the Parachute Corps and Sayeret Matchal, reconnaissance of the high command, Israel's Delta Force.
According to Reeve and Klein, Prime Minister Golda Meir initially ordered Sayeret Matkal--an elite Israeli army commando unit then headed by Ehud Barak--to prepare to fly to Munich and assist the Germans in a hostage-rescue operation.