SkyKnight Presents: IAF-Part 14: “Sharp & Smooth” Rico Presents: IAF-Part 13: “The Francop Affair”
SkyKnight Presents: IAF-Part 14: “Sharp & Smooth”
During the 2006 Lebanon War, Operation Sharp & Smooth was an IDF Special Forces raid on a hospital in the city of Baalbek, which was being used as a Hezbollah HQ. The hospital was one of several facilities the IDF suspected may have been used to treat or hold two Israeli soldiers abducted in an ambush that sparked the conflict.
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Rico Presents: IAF-Part 13: “The Francop Affair”
Fast forward 10 years to 2006. Conflict with Hezbollah rages on into its third decade, with no end in sight.  Lebanon is the battlefield.  On the eve of what is about to become the 2nd Lebanon War, Israel has begun Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO) and enacted a blockade of Lebanon to its north & Gaza to its south in an effort to slow the flow of weapons into these areas. Search & Seizure missions are commonplace, and involve the Israeli Shayetet 13 (S13) force (equivalent to US Navy SEALs), working closely with 193rd helicopter squadron.
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