Female Combat Soldiers

News for Female Combat Soldiers

'Female tankists take twice as long to load shells'

'Female tankists take twice as long to load shells'

In experiment incorporating women into armor it emerges that average time for loading and firing is significantly longer in women than men.Mordechai Sones, 20/01/2020 22:51
Female tank commanders petition to recruit women to armor

Female tank commanders petition to recruit women to armor

First female IDF tank commanders and accompanying officer again petition Supreme Court demanding to recruit women for armor.Mordechai Sones, 02/01/2020 09:39
IDF source: Female tank officers face 'physical and mental difficulties'

IDF source: Female tank officers face 'physical and mental difficulties'

Women serving as tank soldiers face difficulties during service, have trouble loading missiles, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2019 12:02
Females in IDF Armored Corps: 'Decision soon'

Females in IDF Armored Corps: 'Decision soon'

Armor Corps 'still processing conclusions; I estimate by year's end we will decide whether to proceed to second phase of this experiment.'Mordechai Sones, 05/08/2019 15:42
Leftist organizations threaten Supreme petition to remix genders

Leftist organizations threaten Supreme petition to remix genders

Leftist organizations furious at cancellation of Armored Corps female combat pilot, closed by senior command; threaten Supreme Court case.Mordechai Sones, 16/04/2019 18:56
46% of female combat officers failed fitness exam

46% of female combat officers failed fitness exam

Percentage of female officers who failed required physical fitness exam much higher than that of their male counterparts, which was 10%.Ido Ben Porat, 04/09/2018 09:32
'They're conducting a medical experiment on you'

'They're conducting a medical experiment on you'

'Ask female fighters if they want to be part of medical experiment reflecting approach that denies difference between man and woman.'Mordechai Sones, 26/03/2018 17:13
Soldier disciplined for criticizing IDF Chief Rabbi

Soldier disciplined for criticizing IDF Chief Rabbi

IDF reprimands female soldier who attacked IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal Karim in a video clip for his alleged sexist comments.Tzvi Lev, 18/03/2018 12:49
'To rabbis: Apologize - or be fired'

'To rabbis: Apologize - or be fired'

New petition calls on the government to fire rabbis who object to IDF's integration of women into combat roles.Tzvi Lev, 11/03/2018 10:34
Who's laughing now?

Who's laughing now?

Opinion: Leftist groups mocked Likud MK Miki Zohar's comments on female combat soldiers, but research shows Zohar may be right after all.Gil Ronen, 05/02/2018 09:39
What do Israelis think about women in combat units?

What do Israelis think about women in combat units?

Over 80% of the Israeli public thinks the IDF promotes female combat soldiers as a way to promote equality, not for professional reasonsTzvi Lev, Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2017 13:59