Tag: idf

IDF and the Micro Tavor X95

A solider posted up some photos of himself and his platoon from back when he served in the IDF in 2010-2012. He focuses mostly on the X95. There are a LOT of photos and comments with each photo. It is interesting seeing the subtle differences and seeing how the guns [Read More…]

Questionable Live Fire Training

This video was posted on Facebook. If you look for the best training in South Africa and you serious about your safety and your family or you law enforcement or close protection officer, Then I can give you what you look for. I serve in one of the top unit in Israel [Read More…]

How To Chicken Wing A Pistol

This is certainly different. I didn’t think it was possible to “chicken wing” a pistol, but I was wrong. Masada Tactical, based out of Maryland, is teaching some form of pistol manipulation that was created by the Israelis. The basis of the pistol [Read More…]

IDF adopts H-S Precision HTR

Double Tapper reports that the IDF have adopted the H-S Precision HTR (Heavy Tactical Rifle) in .338 Lapua Magnum as their new sniper rifle. The HTR is sells to civilians for $3,070. At that price they will chamber it in a cartridge of your choice. Lead time is 6 [Read More…]

IDF Sniper Training

DoubleTapper continues his series on snipers. IDF Snipers are indoctrinated in one of three courses: 1. Four week basic snipers course for infantry units. 2. Three week basic snipers course for Special Forces units’ personal. 3. .50 caliber shooting course. What is [Read More…]

IDF Sniper Rifles

The Israelis, and their ancient forerunners, have had a history of snipers going back at least 3000 years since David famously took out Goliath with a sniper-esque head shot. The Doubletapper has written an article on the history of IDF snipers since the turbulent [Read More…]