In First, Female Pilot to Command Spyplane Squadron in Israel Air Force

The pilot is set to be in charge of the Israel Air Force's intelligence squadron

Yaniv Kubovich
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The commander of Israel's air force, Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin, announced on Tuesday the appointment of the first female squadron commander.

Maj. G., whose name was not released for publication, will be promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel. She will be in charge of the air force's intelligence squadron, known as the 122 "Nachshon" squadron, whose jets are Gulfstream 5.

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