A nation like Israel is built out of steel strong will, diamond edged execution of spy operations. Operation Diamond- was spy agency Mossad’s top notched risky operation. Its goal was to steal the newly launched Russian fighter MiG-21, the most advanced Soviet fighter plane at that time. The most secret spy operation began in mid-1963 and ended on August 16, 1966, when an Iraqi Air Force MiG-21, flown by the Iraqi Assyrian defector Munir Redfa, landed at an air base in Israel. Israel and the United States were able to study the design of the plane. The might MiG-21’s production began in 1959, and Egypt, Syria and Iraq received numerous planes and the plane was posing a national security risk to Israel and America . #Israel, #Mossad, #OperationDiamond


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