Sudden attack on Israel Performed by Hamas He left by land, sea and air Further At least 286 Israeli soldiers were killed and serious questions to the intelligence community for failing to detect the Islamists’ plan in time and delaying the military’s response to end the attack before it was launched. Massacre of civilians.
Meera: Yossi Melman, journalist: “Israel will have to fight house to house in a very urban area and casualties will occur in Gaza”
In GazaBlasts until this Sunday Israel In retaliation they killed more than 2,300 Palestinians and injured thousands.
Israel Friday ordered residents of the north Gaza To leave the region southward, researchers explain what the first step is to begin Ground attack in Palestine.
Overall, in Gaza 2.4 million people live there, 1.1 million of whom have their homes in the north.
Since Friday, tens of thousands of people have already left for southern Gaza, the UN said.
At this point, it is worth analyzing what power is Israel Defense Forces (IDF) To face this new battle HamasAnd other Middle Eastern countries have powerful armies.
Israel’s power and its war against Hamas
He Universal firepower (GFP) analyzes the potential of each nation every year Confronting land, sea and air battles through conventional means.
In this study, Israel ranks 18th out of 145 countries According to the GFP, it is part of an annual survey.
The five countries ranked as the world’s greatest military superpowers are: 1. USA, 2. Russia, 3. China, 4. India and 5. United Kingdom.
As for the forces, Israel has 646,000 military personnel, including active and reservists..
In total, there are 173,000 active military personnel, 465,000 reserve military personnel and 8,000 paramilitary personnel.
He Israel Air Force It consists of 601 available aircraft including 241 fighters, 32 attack, 15 transport, 153 training, 23 special missions, 11 tanker-tankers, 126 helicopters, 48 attack helicopters.
In Tierrapower Israel has 2,200 tanks56,290 armored fighting vehicles, 650 self-propelled artillery pieces, 300 towed artillery pieces and 300 rocket launchers.
when Naval power It consists of 67 warships and submarines. Among them are 7 battle corvettes, 45 patrol ships and 5 submarines.
By 2023, Israel’s defense budget is US$24.3 billion.
Chain CNN Interviewed Alexei ChevezDefense and Armed Forces Adviser, said Israel’s firepower is undeniableVery high compared to HamasThe Israeli prime minister, an Islamist group designated as a terrorist group by the United States and the European Union. Benjamin Netanyahu declared war.
“The numbers between the Israel Defense Forces and the fighters of this Hamas terrorist group are very different.”said Chevez.
He added that it was a multi-billion dollar military budget Israel This allows you to have the latest technology fighter jets, a significant number of tanks and other sophisticated equipment such as attack helicopters.
Is it enough to defeat Hamas?
Chevez told CNN Israel Can be very powerful, “You cannot transfer everything that is reflected in numbers to the universe, ie Gaza Strip”, hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped between the two fires.
“You’re not going to drop a nuclear bomb GazaYou’re not going to use fighter jets you don’t need any more than they use them now to drop bombs and destroy military facilities. Hamas“, he pointed out.
The expert estimated that Very soon Israel will invade Gaza with its soldiers, supported by armored vehicles and helicopters. There, he maintains, The brunt of the battle will fall on the experience of Israeli soldiers against Hamas fighters and their equipment: “It’s still adding up,” he notes.
As to why Israel Project not found Hamas, Chevez said: “This is a question that will take years for the Israelis to resolve. Suppose there was liquid peace on the southern border, they never imagined that they would be surprised. And, above all, there is another thing: they were surprised by the way they did it; that is, the Israelis using bulldozers Knocking down the defenses on their border, launching 2,500 rockets at once (Hamas says 5,000), because that’s something they don’t present in their war games or they don’t expect.” .
Regarding the future of the conflict, Chavez assessed: “Today, the majority of public opinion is committed to supporting Israel because we have seen the atrocities committed by them (Hamas), but when we start to see the collateral damage from Israeli bombings, the clashes in the cities, because this one-sided and unconditional support will diminish little by little. .”
The most powerful forces in the Middle East
An analysis of Universal firepower It ranks among the most powerful armies in the world. Middle East, except Israel.
It is in excellent condition Pakistanwhat It ranks 7th out of 145 analyzed.
comes later Turkey itselfA NATO member 11th among major world powers.
It is as follows Egypt ranks 14th out of 145 countries considered for the annual BFM review.
The fourth most powerful country in the world Middle East es IranIt ranks 17th in the Global Firepower analysis.
And the fifth most powerful army Middle East es Saudi Arabia22nd in the rankings.
In all these powerful Middle Eastern countries, it is Iran An open supporter It is raising the tone of its threats to Hamas and Israel In the last days.
This Sunday, Iran’s Foreign Minister, Hossein Amir Abdolahianhe told Qatar network Al Jazeera Your country will not be a mere “bystander” to Israel’s crimes in GazaAnd warned about the possibility of recurrence The conflict is spreading across the region.
He warned that the possibility of other fronts opening in the war “increases every hour”. He said the only way to avoid that situation is to prevent the blast Gaza. He repeated that “All scenarios are on the table.”
If conflict escalates in the region, “America will also suffer a great loss”threatened Abdolahian.