The IDF, bracing for an increased threat of rocket attacks along the border with Syria, has begun installing air raid sirens and fortified safe zones in all its bases on the Golan Heights.

“The goal we set for ourselves is to provide warning and physical protection to every soldier,” Maj. David Ben-Gigi, the deputy engineering officer for the Golan Heights division, told the IDF’s website.

Ben-Gigi said that the project stems from the military’s understanding that “in the future the enemy in the area will adopt the curved trajectory fire as part of his offensive tactics.” […]