Israel's army radio station, created in 1951 to entertain the troops and to bring information on army life to civilians.
The range and level of Gallei Tzahal's programs expanded markedly following the Arab–Israel War of 1967. The nonmilitary programs are controlled by the Israel Broadcasting Authority. Many productions have been aimed at young people who are approaching National Service age in the Israel Defense Force.
See also Arab–Israel War (1967).