Iron Dome successful in downing 75% of rockets

30.12.2011                      04.Tewet. 5772

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Iron Dome successful in downing 75% of rockets

4th battery to be deployed in coming months; disaster averted when 20 Iron Dome interceptors fall off back of a truck.

The Iron Dome counter-rocket defense system has succeeded in intercepting rockets from Gaza 75 percent of the time it fired interceptors at incoming enemy projectiles, according to an analysis of its performance obtained on Thursday by The Jerusalem Post.
The system usually fires two interceptors at each incoming missile….