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Last edited on arm base in Haifa are especially exciting encounter between the warriors and the missile ship ins officers click (Saar 3) who fought during the years 1971-1975. During the meeting, the teams visited before the current arrow brother (Saar 4.5), and meet the soldiers and officers serving in it today. The Warriors, who served in the first missile boats and were part of the convoy, who started the many technological innovations took the place of those systems use in the 1970s. But despite many changes, still the old and young warriors to find common ground, and he aimed the military service experiences of rocket ships that didn’t change even after 40 years.
“The excitement of the encounter is enormous and impossible to describe in words,” explained Meyer Glickman was Sgt.-major ship between the years 1970-1976. “Although it’s been so many years still strong feelings.” Indeed, the event wasn’t easy at all and find the friends continued a long time, but the arrow shiotsui heard about the meeting they did not hesitate to go. Some of the old Warriors also came especially for the occasion on the other side of the planet.
The Conference was also attended by senior figures of the sea wing, the sea Wing Commander 1985-1989; Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Avraham Ben Shoshan, who was also from ins headquarters press in the late 1960s. Brigadier General (Ret.) Hadar kimhi, who was commander of the missile boats flotilla, the submarine flotilla Commander and Commander of operation ‘ Noa ‘ Cherbourg boats ‘ getaway ‘. Brigadier General (Ret.) Ali rahav Haifa base and Navigator in the early 1980s, and Colonel (Res.) Yaakov bud 32 party commander during the Yom Kippur war.
After visiting the ship began a legacy where ex-ins Hetz nostalgic from their service. “The arrow has been the flagship of the arm, said Glickman. “Many people from the upper echelons of command of sea training, underwent arm also reached senior positions as Commander and wing squadrons controls. We put many operations, including ‘ Hooded 53-55 ‘, ‘ ו’לינול ‘, 1973 some but we command ships It’s an honour to be part of this unique heritage, “concluded.
Also for the fighters currently on the ship was a significant meeting. “Exciting event”, said גנ”ק division officer and Deputy Commander of ins Hetz, Capt. Doron Zamir. “The connection between past and present the learning experience of the soldiers. In shared the right to hear the glorious past of ins Hetz firsthand.
The ship ins Hetz, 3 assault, “built in the shipyard city of Cherbourg in France and was launched on 15 December 1969 in the shadow of the French ban on the State of Israel. Ten days later the ship was smuggled to Israel along with four other missile boats of sea wing during operation ‘ Noa ‘ thus joined the Navy missile cruisers. During service, ins Hetz participated in raising Syria want Jews by sea. In 1988, decommissioned in the arm and was sold to Chelsea there served under the name LM-33 Covadonga to eliminating it from service in 2000.Translated from Navy website