The IDF and the CH-53K Decision

By Robbin Laird

In this report, the evolving Israeli defense situation provides the context for why they chose the CH-53K to replace their legacy CH-53s.

The changing strategic context associated with the Abraham accords highlights the importance of shaping insertion forces which can operate throughout the Israeli defense perimeter.

The CH-53K provides a key element for such a capability.

A PDF version of the report can be read below:

The IDF and the CH53K

Or it can be read in e-book form below: