90 Miles From Tyranny : Israel’s Walls Work So Well They’re Now Building an Armored Underwater Version

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Israel’s Walls Work So Well They’re Now Building an Armored Underwater Version

Due to the fact it’s surrounded on all sides by enemies who not only wish its people dead, but deny the nation’s very right to exist, Israel has made effective use of border walls in certain areas to defend its citizens from terrorist attacks.

Israel has erected a wall between itself and the West Bank, which has significantly reduced the threat posed by Palestinian terrorists in that region.

Israel is also in the process of building a 37-mile solid barrier along its land border with Gaza to replace the security fencing, but isn’t stopping at simply building walls along the borders, according to The Times of Israel.

Construction began over the weekend in the Zikim area on what will become a fortified underwater wall that will extend into the Mediterranean Sea in order to guard against attacks launched by sea by Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip. The wall is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.

The massive barrier, described by the Defense Ministry as an “impregnable breakwater,” has been specially designed to withstand the constant pounding of waves as well as direct attempts to breach it by terrorists.

The sea barrier will consist of an underwater portion that will be covered in a layer of armored stone and will also feature a barbed wire-equipped mound along the portion above water, as well as a typical wire security fence surrounding the entire barrier.

“Today we began setting up a sea barrier, the only one of its kind in the world, which will block the possibility of...Read More HERE

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