IDF predicts missile attacks on J’lem in future war

03.01.2012                      08.Tewet. 5772


IDF predicts missile attacks on J'lem in future war

Capital was previously believed to be safe due to its holy sites, large Arab population.

The army recently updated threat scenarios for every major city in Israel – and for the first time predicted that missiles might hit Jerusalem, even in a relatively minor conflict.
The threat scenarios – as they are called in the IDF – are compiled by the Home Front Command and are based on intelligence collected regarding the enemy’s intentions, as well as its capabilities. The municipalities and local councils are then provided an estimated number of missiles they can expect to face in a conflict and are advised on how they should prepare….