IDF deploys Patriot defense battery on Mt. Carmel

09.10.2012                      23.Tischrei. 5773                      Simchat Torah

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IDF deploys Patriot defense battery on Mt. Carmel

Move follows drone intrusion into Negev; surface-to-air battery can intercept medium-range ballistic missiles, planes, drones.

The IDF deployed a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery on Mount Carmel near Haifa on Monday.
The move came two days after an unidentified drone intruded into Israeli air space and flew over the northern Negev and southern West Bank, before being shot down by Israeli F-16I fighter jets….