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Artillery Corps Turquoise Beret; original insignia with red backing
Price includes insignia.
The Israeli Artillery Corps is the Israel Defense Forces corps responsible for operating the medium and long-range artillery network. The corps is known as the "Pillar of Fire" which moves ahead of the camp. In the framework of the integrated battle, the role of the Artillery Corps is to concentrate the firepower on land. The corps maintains an extraordinary firepower and is known as one of the most technologically advanced field corps. Its designation is defined as "paralyzing and destroying enemy forces by exerting firepower in land battles." The Artillery Corps is an integral corps of GOC Army Headquarters. It is a diverse corps, consisting of three main support brigades:
In addition, the corps also possesses radar and navigation networks; the Corps Command; the School for Field Artillery; and a training centre. As of 2005 , the corps is headed by Brigadier-General Lawrence Mu’alam.
How the Color was Chosen: Turquoise- In the year 2000, a referendum was held amongst all IDF officers and artillery to choose the color of the Beret, that will exchange the previous black beret. The turquoise color symbolizes the sky to wear the artillery corps send their “Gifts” to the enemy.