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Israel’s Iron Dome Is a ‘Total Failure’ at Its Most Important Job, Experts Say

Israel’s Iron Dome Is a ‘Total Failure’ at Its Most Important Job, Experts Say

Although it appears to hit incoming Hamas rockets, Israel’s system could be falling short of detonating the rockets’ warheads. Even though Israel’s U.S.-funded “Iron Dome” rocket-defense interceptors appear to be hitting Hamas rockets in recent days, they are almost certainly […]


Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: reports

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: reports

Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system shot down a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip towards the southern city of Ashkelon on Thursday evening, media reports said. Public radio and army radio both reported that there were no injuries or […]


Israel deploys Iron Dome system near Jerusalem

Israel deploys Iron Dome system near Jerusalem

Israel deployed its Iron Dome missile defence system near Jerusalem Sunday, an AFP correspondent said, as the United States lobbied for domestic and international support for military strikes against Syria. The correspondent said the battery was set up west of […]


Israel deploys Iron Dome defence system: Netanyahu

Israel deploys Iron Dome defence system: Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said Israel deployed its Iron Dome missile defence system to bolster its security as the West weighed military strikes on neighbouring Syria. But he echoed President Shimon Peres in insisting that Israel is not […]


Israel deploys Iron Dome near Red Sea resort of Eilat

Israel deploys Iron Dome near Red Sea resort of Eilat

Israel deployed its Iron Dome missile defence system near the Red Sea resort of Eilat, which is close to the border with Egypt, an army spokeswoman said. “An Iron Dome battery was deployed this morning in Eilat,” the spokeswoman told […]


Israel Successfully Tests Iron Dome Upgrade

Israel Successfully Tests Iron Dome Upgrade

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Ministry of Defense, responsible for the development of Israel’s multi-level defense system, completed a series of pre-planned trials today (Monday, January 21) as part of a project to upgrade the Iron Dome […]


The “Iron Dome Revolution” and the Future of Missile Defense

The “Iron Dome Revolution” and the Future of Missile Defense

Last month’s eight-day extended firefight between the terrorist group Hamas and Israel was much more than just the most recent round of violence in a decades-long war between some Arabs and the Jewish state. It also marked a military revolution, […]


Panetta, Barak Discuss Iron Dome Success, Israeli Defenses

Panetta, Barak Discuss Iron Dome Success, Israeli Defenses

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak praised the performance of the Iron Dome air defense system during a press conference here today. Panetta said the Iron Dome system, which was developed by the Israelis and […]


IAI Touts Performance of Iron Dome Radar

IAI Touts Performance of Iron Dome Radar

Multi-Mission Radar “The “Iron Dome” radar, developed and manufactured by ELTA Systems Ltd., an Israel Aerospace Industries’ Group and subsidiary, is a dependable protector of Israel’s citizens. The radar scans a designated sector around the clock, in all visibility and […]


 
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