“For us, flying in mountains that are 5,000 or 6,000 feet high, it’s something that we don’t have on a daily basis back home. Landing in a short field between the mountains at high elevation, this is not something that we have in Israel,” Eden said.
“But this is something that we need to know because in our area of interest, this is the type of terrain,” he explained.
This could be seen as a reference to Iran, which contains several mountain ranges where some nuclear and military facilities are based, but the IAF officer would not reveal exactly what that “area of interest” was. (READ MORE)