Following the prominence of Hamas infiltration tunnels in last summer’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, the IDF is preparing for the possibility that in the next operation, part of the fighting will occur inside the tunnels themselves.

According to an exclusive Army Radio report on Monday, the training of elite IDF ground units is being revolutionized in order to prepare troops for fighting the tunnel threat.

As part of the change, elite units are undergoing different training and being provided with different equipment to deal with the potential threat. […]