3 more Iron Dome batteries to arrive by 2012

22.08.2011                      22.Aw-Elul, 5771

Sicherheit:

3 more Iron Dome batteries to arrive by 2012

“The Iron Dome has proven itself since the beginning of the recent escalation with over 90 percent success rate,” defense official says.

Despite the significant increase in rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, the Israeli government has not yet allocated independent funding for the procurement of additional batteries of the Iron Dome counter-rocket defense system.
The IAF Air Defense Division currently operates two Iron Dome batteries which are deployed in the South – one near Beersheba and another near Ashkelon….