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May 21, 2013 8:26 am

IDF Receives New Advanced Riot Protection Equipment

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Palestinian rioters in El-Arrub. Photo: Israel Defense Forces.

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Central Command has received new advanced equipment and tools to help its soldiers combat violent riots, particularly in Judea and Samaria, according to the IDF’s website.

The new equipment and tools include protective suits for soldiers and advanced GPS systems. The protective suits feature special protection for the solders including special protective gloves as well as protection for the soldiers’ shoulders, chest, back, groin, thighs and calves.

“This suit provides a wider possibility for the soldier to approach and even to run, and it gives the soldiers more confidence,” said Maj. Yuval Yaron, head of weapons and technology for the Central Command, according to the IDF’s Website.

The IDF’s Central Command Fire Formation also received specialized GPS units made by GARMIN.

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  • The police men and the military should be updated with the latest technologies of protection gears. No one can know what all danger can they face when they do their job. Also the gears must be of good quality. The IDF has done a good job by giving new equipments. Thank you for sharing this information.

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