“that the other party [Hizbullah] has become more aggressive lately, and it seems that it feels at ease amid the Russian presence in the region, allowing it to focus its special detection capabilities on our aircraft. Sometimes this matter leads to the extent of harassment, and it is your responsibility to assess whether you abort the mission or hit your head in the wall”.
“dilemmas faced by air force pilots have become more complex over time, and during every mission the extent to which possibility of confrontation between the aircraft and air defence systems erected between Syria and Lebanon are considered”.
“We understand the cost of our decisions. I can let the aircraft engage in engagements up until a certain extent.”