Caliber 3 Gush Etzion

Exploring Israel

Caliber 3 is the leading Counter Terror and Security training academy in Israel. Established in 2007 by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Col. Sharon Gat (Res.), Caliber 3 is run by active military members of the IDF. The academy provides security solutions, high-threat protection, intelligence operations, and tactical training to military, law enforcement, government agencies, and commercial clients around the globe.

Training Areas

Caliber 3 Gush Etzion has several training areas, including a firing range, an urban tactical facility, a driving range, and Krav Maga. There is also a store selling new and second-hand guns, firearms, and tactical accessories. Caliber 3 is a great activity for those visiting Israel, and it’s not their first time. If you like this adrenaline rush of shooting weapons, this is the place for you!

Shooting Adventure Tourist Program

Located in Gush Etzion, Caliber 3 offers several programs designed for tourists of any age who want to get a taste of Israeli methods of shooting and combat. The IDF Shooting Adventure is an exciting one-of-a-kind program that puts you in the boots of a combat soldier for two hours through live demonstrations, training, shooting, and learning about the most moral army in the world, the soul of Israel. Here is a link to their website.

Programs include:

·         IDF Shooting Adventure

·         Advanced Firearm Training

·         IDF Teen Summer Camp

·         Krav Maga

·         Clay Pigeon Shooting

·         Field Survival and Navigation

·         Urban Combat Paintball

·         Combat Rappeling

·         Half, Full, and Multi-Day Training

Caliber 3 Gush Etzion Opening Hours:

Sunday- Thursday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Saturday: Closed


Hi! My name is Arik Haglili, an Israeli native who decided to dedicate his life to share my knowledge about the Holy Land to those that are interested to know more about this amazing piece of land. My career as a private tour guide started at the International School For the Studying of the Holocaust and the rest is history. 

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