20 Shevat 5777 We landlubbers don't often give thought to what is going on seaward. Thanks to this article from Ynet, we can get a glimpse into what is happening in our very own backyard - the Mediterranean Sea.
Maritime activity raging as navy ships in the Mediterranean display their presence
On the backdrop of the Syrian civil war, navy missile boat fighters are finding themselves sea-deep in work facing dozens of warships in the international waters of the Mediterranean.
The increased presence of Israeli missile boats amidst the American, Russian, French, Turkish, British, Italian and Greek warships is intentional. A lack of presence in these crucial times, in an area that is of strategic significance to Israel, would make it that much harder to later return to force.