IDF Commandos during a drill. (IDF) (IDF)
IDF Commandos

This week, the IDF staged a large-scale exercise to test the military’s readiness for prolonged conflict with the Hamas terror group in Gaza.

A surprise IDF drill ended Tuesday and involved the participation of ground troops, aircraft, artillery, and the intelligence corps.

The massive exercise placed troops in a myriad of combat scenarios and include live-fire drills and aerial maneuvers, the IDF explained in a released statement.

Check out some highlights from the exercise, including rapid troop deployment and combat simulations.