The Jerusalem Post reports: The first stages of bidding to build the largest new IDF base for Military Intelligence – as part of the broader program of moving the army’s major operations from the country’s Center to the South – have started, the Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday.
Several arms of the military currently residing at the headquarters in Tel Aviv and in the country’s center have already started to move, to free up space for building residential units to address the country’s housing supply shortage.
But the new 2,500-dunam, 350,000 meters of built-up space for around 15,000 soldiers, constituting 80 percent of the military’s intelligence arm, will be the largest.
Military Intelligence includes the famed Unit 8200 and cyber divisions.
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