Israeli Air Force Mission
The IAF performs a wide range of duties.
Its ten primary missions have been defined as follows:
- To defend Israel's airspace and the Israel Defense Forces'
(IDF) area of operations.
- To achieve air superiority above the area of combat and
to participate in the ground war.
- To attack strategic targets in enemy territory.
- To participate in combat in the naval theatre.
- To carry out air transport operations.
- Providing air intelligence as part of the general intelligence
- To carry out aerial photography missions for all IDF
- To preform air search-and-rescue missions.
- To assist civil aviation authorities in command, control
and services (as required)