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IDF starts passing out anti-stabbing neck guards

After months of knife attacks targeting soldiers, 850 new neck protectors are being distributed to combat soldiers.

By Ido Ben-Porat


After over three months of the current Arab terror wave, which has included countless stabbing attacks targeting IDF soldiers, the army has begun distributing neck protectors meant to ward off knives.

An initial 850 protective neck guards, which wrap around the neck and over the shoulders, will be passed out by the end of the month, mostly to combat soldiers stationed at checkpoints and roadblocks in Judea and Samaria.

Maj. Guy Elazar, head of the counter-terror section, spoke to the IDF magazine Bamahane about the new pieces of equipment.

“The inner part of the protector is


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