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FLAGS OF THE IDF AIR FORCE & GROUND FORCE
 
The Air Force Ensign dates from the 1950s; it displays the national insignia used for Israeli military aircraft since 1948. The color of Ground Force Command is diagonally striped in corps colors and bears the command's shoulder insignia.

Like most armies worldwide, the IDF Ground Force is divided into branches, each with its distinguishing colors. These colors are used for both generic branch flags and unit flags. All branch flags are diagonally divided from upper hoist to lower fly. Generally, a unit flag is simply the branch flag with the unit's shoulder insignia added in the upper fly. Note, however, that the flag of the Golani Infantry Brigade inverts the colors of the Infantry branch flag. This is because the brigade's shoulder insignia displays the Golani tree in green on a golden yellow field. The orange/black branch flag of the Engineer Corps is often flown from armored bulldozers and other combat engineer vehicles. In addition to its branch flag, the Armored Corps has a triangular pennant, black over green, that is flown from the radio masts of tanks.

Flag Proportions: The Air Force Ensign and Ground Force Command Color have 2:3 proportions—plus fringe in the case of the latter. Unit and branch flags, including the Armored Corps pennant, have 3:4 proportions.
 




 

AIR FORCE ENSIGN


 

GROUND FORCE COMMAND COLOR

 

35th (FLYING SERPENT) PARACHUTE BRIGADE

 

1st (GOLANI) INFANTRY BRIGADE

 

401st (IRON TRAILS) ARMORED BRIGADE

 

ARMORED CORPS

 

ARMORED CORPS PENNANT

 

INFANTRY CORPS

 

PARACHUTE INFANTRY CORPS

 

ENGINEER CORPS

 

MILITARY POLICE CORPS

 

ORDNANCE CORPS
 

 

LOGISTICS CORPS
 



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