Rising from the Ground
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Islamic State militants are digging tunnels to plant bombs; 45 were blown in Syria and Iraq over the last two years according to the Pentagon’s IED defeat team, JIEDDO.
ISIS used tunnels in the Ramadi attack and routinely uses them to move weapons and to avoid detection by coalition fighters and drones. JIEDDO reports that short tunnels take 30 days or less to dig while ones up to a mile can take up to nine months.
The IDF faced a new challenge in the Hezbollah/Hamas tunnels of Gaza during Operation Protective Edge. Their experience prompted an amendment to the defense authorization bill in support of US/Israeli partnering to solve the tunnel issue. The goal being to protect forward bases, embassies and borders.
As mentioned in the update; terror tunnels are a security threat to the US and its allies.
“iGuerilla should be the first book packed in the duffel bag for those carrying the fight to the enemy.”
–Peter J. Schifferle PhD, Lt Colonel.(ret) Professor, School of Advanced Military Studies U.S. Army.
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