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Say·eret Matkal

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  1. Sayeret Matkal, Sayeret Mat'kal, sayeret(noun)

    Israel's elite secret commando unit responsible for counterterrorist and top secret intelligence gathering and hostage rescue missions


  1. Sayeret Matkal

    Sayeret Matkal is a special forces unit of the Israel Defense Forces, which is subordinated to the intelligence directorate Aman. First and foremost a field intelligence-gathering unit, conducting deep reconnaissance behind enemy lines to obtain strategic intelligence, Sayeret Matkal is also tasked with counter-terrorism and hostage rescue beyond Israel's borders. The unit is modeled after the British Army's Special Air Service, taking the unit's motto "Who Dares Wins". It is directly subordinate to the IDF's Directorate of Military Intelligence. It is known in the IDF as "the Unit". The unit is best known for Operation Thunderbolt, commonly known as Operation Entebbe, in which it rescued more than 100 Air France passengers hijacked and flown to Uganda by PFLP-EO terrorists, killing 52 enemy combatants while losing only the assault element commander, Yonatan Netanyahu, and three hostages.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sayeret Matkal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sayeret Matkal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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