Netanyahu says Iron Dome won’t provide complete protection

27.03.2011                      21.Adar ll, 5771


Netanyahu says Iron Dome won't provide complete protection

Counter-rocket defense system to be deployed near Beersheba; IAF prepared for possibility it won't work; PM: True answer to rockets is deterrence, preventive measures and the resilience of the gov't and people.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu tried to lower expectations about the Iron Dome system Sunday, telling the cabinet that the system could not protect every house, school and army base in the country.
"Israel has been under the threat of missile attack for 20 years, since the first Gulf War.  I don't want to create the illusion that Iron Dome, which we are setting up for the first time today, will prove a full or comprehensive answer," he said….