Rafael hopes Iron Dome success will up int’l sales

13.03.2012                      19.Adar. 5772


Rafael hopes Iron Dome success will up int'l sales

Success rate of over 90 percent in recent fighting boost the defense system's image abroad.

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is hoping that the Iron Dome’s high interception success rate over the past few days will lead to an increase in international sales.
Since Friday, when the hostilities began, the three Iron Dome batteries – deployed outside Beersheba, Ashdod and Ashkelon – have successfully intercepted around 60 rockets and Air Force officers said that the success rate was close to 90 percent. In 2011, in comparison, the interception rate was at 75 percent….