IAF jets participating in an exercise at the Nellis U.S. Air Force base in Nevada. (IDF Spokesman's Office) (IDF Spokesman's Office)
Israeli Air Force

In an unprecedented collaboration, the US will take part in Israeli exercise simulating a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities.

In an unprecedented collaboration, the US will take part in Israel’s large-scale exercise simulating a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities as part of the Chariots of Fire exercise.

This comes as Defense Minister Benny Gantz also warned on Tuesday that Iran is just a “few weeks” from accumulating sufficient fissile material for a bomb.

i24’s Middle East correspondent discusses the significance of the American participation and the message it sends to Iran.