Air defense batteries are deployed at various sites, in coordination with Air Force aircraft, which protect the citizens of the country from air threats such as rockets, missiles and even enemy fighter jets. The fighters of the system are placed around israel with different batteries, each with their own advantages and intended usage scenarios.
Iron Dome: The world's first weapons system designed for intercepting short-range rockets.
"Yahalom" (Diamond) – Patriot Missiles: A long-range defense system with anti-aircraft and anti-UAV capabilities.
"Hetz" (Arrow): An Israeli made missile system designed to intercept long-range ballistic missiles.
David's Sling: A new Israeli missile system designed for intercepting long-range missiles, missiles and cruise missiles.
Discovery and Alert: A technological system designed for the detection of rockets and missiles and the initiation of an alert for the civilian and military front.
What are the admission requirements?
Profile: Men - 72 and above or 64 with a permissive clause. Women - 72 and above.
Women must commit to a compulsory service of 32 months and active reserve duty.
No KBA (quality group level) restriction.
What does the training include?
Basic training (03) which includes the recognition and firing of personal weapons, field training, infantry and travel exercises. In addition, two months training of a professional section in which combatants will be authorized to serve in the various weapons systems according to their assignment.
Where will I be placed?
In one of the array docks deployed from north to south. Those who are suitable will have the option of going to a battery interceptor course that gives them additional authority over the battery.
The placement in the Air defense Corps is determined by a number of factors that are taken into account: your personal index and preferences as well as the Military's needs. There may be changes in the admission requirements mentioned above and additional considerations that are reflected in the status of your candidacy on this role.