IDF Pin Insignia Israeli Defense Forces Combat Engineers Hat Badge
About the IDF Pin Insignia Israeli Defense Forces Combat Engineers Hat Badge
The combat engineering corps combines engineering and infantry fighting. The corps ins responsible of breaking obstacles, dismantling mines, placing explosive devices, creating obstacles to the enemy (mines, fences, dirt channels, etc.) and also functions as infantry units in routine and emergency situations.
The Combat Engineers Corps took an active part in all of Israel's wars, destroying infrastructure, breaking enemy lines, and particularly noteworthy in making the crossing the Suez Canal possible during the Yom Kippur War and breaking the Syrian fortifications during the Six Days War.
The motto of the corps - " Combat engineering always the first "
Combat engineering soldiers wear a light gray beret, officially defined as silver, and black combat boots.