Defender Class (SAFE 29)

Israeli Snapir Units Defend Maritime Borders

In this five-star studded resort town, where pleasure craft ply crystalline waters beyond sandy Red Sea shores, less than three minutes can make the difference between a dream vacation and a terror-fueled nightmare. “Our response must be very rapid. We’re talking mere minutes once threats breach our sovereign waters,” says Lt. Eldad Nissim of the […]

Israel Navy Restricts Safe Boat Ops

The Israel Navy is restricting use of a US-built, rigid-hulled, inflatable boat pending an investigation of technical and operational conditions that caused one of the small craft to capsize last week off the coast of Gaza. The Israeli military said the speedboat, built by Bremerton, Wash.,-based Safe Boats International, was carrying five crew members when […]