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Adoption of Iron Dome by the U.S. Army would mean increasing the support for sustaining the missile defense system, developed by two Israeli companies, which Israel regards as critical in protecting its communities near its southern border with the Gaza Strip and and its northern border with Lebanon.
“This cooperation improves Israel's ability to defend its citizens and the US Army's recent tests of Iron Dome is a clear indication that our own forces can benefit from this battle-proven technology." The letter itself states, "We also envision the possibility of utilizing US-Israeli missile defense systems beyond ...

Newly-published research investigates the effectiveness of Israel's Iron Dome rocket interceptor systems. ... Five Iron Dome systems served during Israel's 2012 Operation Pillar of Defense against Gaza. ... That latter arsenal would severely strain Israeli interceptors during any future “Northern War.” Similarly ...
Israel introduced its Iron Dome interceptor system in 2011 in response to rocket and mortar attacks from Hamas in Gaza and Hezbollah in Lebanon. The technology attracted international attention during the country's 2012 and 2014 Gaza conflicts. However, it also prompted a controversy regarding its ...
Israeli sources revealed on Sunday that the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) has deployed more Iron Dome defence systems in the Jewish settlements near the Gaza Strip, fearing an escalation of violence, Quds Press has reported. Senior army officers have announced the IDF's readiness for any potential ...
Also, the Iron Dome system provides reasonable protection against rockets and the high-tech barrier that Israel is building along the border is designed to detect and block the construction of tunnels from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory. As of the time of publication, despite the large number of Palestinian ...

In November there was a false alarm in the metropolitan Tel Aviv area, in the midst of a tense period on the northern border, when aerial attacks against Syria were attributed to Israel. >> Israeli army defends erroneous Iron Dome fire over Gaza: 'We don't take risks' <<. In the south there have also been ...
At Tucson's Israel @ 70 Festival next month, Tucsonans can try out a pair of smart glasses created by an Israeli company that enable blind or visually ... Raytheon, which partnered with Rafael Advanced Defense Systems to produce Israel's “Iron Dome” rocket defense system, will have a team from the ...
Israel's Iron Dome system launches a missile to intercept a rocket coming from Gaza. Credit: Israel ... As part of the Home Front Command drill, Israeli schoolchildren and teachers, government offices, military bases, public buildings and workplaces practiced taking cover in the event of incoming rockets.
Because the Iron Dome considerably reduced the danger of lethal strikes on Israeli citizens, Israeli leadership had added leeway in choosing how to achieve its goals. Reluctant to risk soldiers' lives in a ground operation, Israel conducted the entire operation from the air, attacking targets in Gaza until ...

In response, Israel is pressing to build a multi-layered missile defense with its Arrow 2 and Arrow 3, Iron Dome and David's Sling anti-missile systems. And it will require American help, Israeli generals say. That is the reason for the huge two-week Juniper Cobra exercise underway, with 2,000 Israeli Aerial ...
The project bears similarities to Israel's “Iron Dome” system, which was implemented to defend against frequent missile attacks from enemy forces in Lebanon and Gaza. The Turkish project was presented to the Undersecretary for Defence Industries (SSM), Turkey's highest-level defence procurement ...
The new agreement, however, includes a clause that gradually eliminates Israel's option of converting 25% of the aid from dollars to shekels, and which currently gives the Ministry of Defense budget room for procurement amounting to hundreds of millions of shekels annually from Israeli defense ...
A quiet Sunday evening in southern Israel was interrupted by air raid sirens and the rapid firing of Tamir interceptors from local Iron Dome missile batteries. At first it was claimed that Hamas had launched a rocket barrage but it turns out that the Israeli Defense Forces claim Iron Dome was activated by ...
Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system was mistakenly activated late Sunday night, when automatic gunfire in Gaza inadvertently triggered a barrage of missile interceptors into the skies above southern Israel, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The false alarm was activated due to live-fire militia ...
... investigations to determine the reasons behind operating the “Iron Dome” anti-missile defense system which launched dozens of rockets and ordered one million settlers to move into the basements during the military drills of Al-Qassam Brigades (the military wing of Hamas movement) in Gaza on Sunday ...
The allocation will be divided into Israeli research and development programs and procurement of the Iron Dome and David's Sling missile defense systems, produced by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., and the Arrow 3 missile defense program, produced by Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) ...


 

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