Israeli Military Lost $14 Million Worth Of Equipment In Apparent Thefts In 2012


idf-weaponsAccording to the latest IDF figures, 55 weapons and parts of weapons have been stolen so far this year – 17 from soldiers’ homes, 21 from various military units and eight from armories. The rest are parts of weapons stolen from a variety of other places.

The military lost equipment worth about NIS 50 million ($14 million) last year, with the figure for 2013 expected to be even higher, according to the army’s technology and logistics directorate. The losses are particularly bad because stolen equipment often winds up in the hands of criminals. Read more here.

{ Israel News Bureau}



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