December 31, 2012

Bad News, Hamas -- Iron Dome Is Getting Better

Matt Gurney, National Post

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Bad news for Hamas: Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence gets better every day. So said a senior engineer with Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, the Israeli company that developed Iron Dome. Iron Dome is a missile defence system that can intercept short-range missiles, rockets and even artillery shells, at close range and with only seconds of warning. Originally deployed in early 2011, the system came in for widespread global recognition during the week-long conflict between Israel and Gaza-based Hamas last month.

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TAGGED: Gaza, Palestine, Israel, Middle East, Iron Dome, Hamas

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