The USA and Israel Train Together to Fight the Islamic State

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) special forces units and their counterparts from the United States carried out joint training exercises in the Negev Desert recently as part of an effort to prepare both militaries in the battle against the Islamic State (IS) terror militia and similar groups.

The exercise was code-named “Noble Shirley” was revealed by Israel’s Channel 2 TV news. The training exercises included a wide range of scenarios from helicopter drops in hostile territory to above and below ground urban combat. They also prepared with medicine and evacuation techniques.

Watch the YouTube video below to learn about the IDF strategic plan to prepare for battle readiness.