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Israeli team who developed terror-tunnel detection system wins Defense Prize

Defense minister praises science fiction-type system that “dramatically changed” Israel’s security.
• ‎”These developments give the IDF its technological ‎and operational advantage and make an entire nation ‎safer. Thanks to you, Israel is a superpower in the ‎field of defense technology.”

By Israel Hayom Staff

 

The military team responsible for developing the ‎breakthrough technology used to detect and destroy ‎terror tunnels under Israel’s borders was awarded ‎the 2018 Israel Defense Prize on Tuesday.‎

This award is the defense establishment’s highest ‎honor. Created in 1958, it recognizes projects and ‎activities ‎that have made significant operational ‎and technological contributions to national security ‎and the defense of the State of Israel.‎

After its detection, the IDF drills hole into underground Hamas terror-tunnel entering Israel from Gaza in preparation of rendering it useless.

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President gives 2013 Israel Defense Prize for ‘technological developments’

 

 

Peres & Ya’alon awardes 16 prizes for developments that bolster Israeli defense.

President Shimon Peres said: ‘We are proud of your achievements, count on your ability to produce deterrence capabilities that are on par with security challenges of the future,’

Noam (Dabul) Dvir

President Shimon Peres and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon awarded the Israel Defense Prize on Tuesday at the Presidential Residence in Jerusalem.

A 2011 winner, the Calanit shell

A 2011 winner, the Calanit shell

Also present were IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz and senior officials with the defense establishment.

The award ceremony, held this year for the 56th time, awarded those whose work has contributed to State security, both in terms of technology and in terms of combat operations. Continue Reading »