Yahalom (Hebrew. Diamond) - Special Forces engineer troops of the IDF.
Yahalom (Hebrew. Diamond) - Special Forces engineer troops of the IDF. The name is an abbreviation of "Engineering group for special operations." The division is considered one of the elite units in the IDF, usually operates in conjunction with special forces. Designed for engineering support to operations of special forces, which includes defusing bombs, mines and unexploded ordnance, as well as the destruction of the barricades, obstacles in the form of ditches, individual buildings, construction of new roads, search of underground tunnels.