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Israel Navy integrates advanced sonar systems to detect Hamas commando incursions

Mounted on a small & fast amphibious assault ships, the “Simba” sonar can accurately identify & locate the position  within a radius of many kilometers, Hamas commando infiltrations into Israel by sea for immediate action.

By Yoav Zitun


The Israeli Navy is currently implementing the “Simba”, a mobile sonar for precise location in shallow waters, designed to quickly and precisely identify terrorist infiltrations into Israel by sea, mainly from the Gaza Strip.

Three and a half years since the last naval incursion into the Zikim Beach just north of the Gaza Strip during the Operation Protective Edge, the IDF estimates that Hamas’ naval commando has improved dramatically and already includes hundreds of trained fighters equipped with advanced diving systems. Continue Reading »