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Latest tests on improved version of Israel&s Iron Dome system completed

22 February 2017 19:00:28 DEBKAFile

February 22, 2017, 7:08 PM (IDT) The Israeli Defense Ministry said Wednesday that it had completed the latest series of tests on the country&s Iron Dome missile defense system. The tests checked the functioning of the Tamir interceptor that includes components jointly produced by the US and Israel. Some of the system was funded by and developed in cooperation with the Pentagon&s Missile Defense Agency. Iron Dome, manufactured in Israel by a group of local companies, is the world&s first system for intercepting short-range missiles to become operational.

Vice All News Time22 February 2017 19:00:28


Iron Dome intercepts 3-4 rockets fired at Eilat from Sinai

08 February 2017 22:19:45 DEBKAFile

February 8, 2017, 11:16 PM (IDT) A few minutes before 11 pm local time, two red rocket alerts were sounded in Eilat, followed by four explosions. At least three were caused by Iron Dome batteries which intercepted all the estimated three or four incoming rockets fired from Sinai. It would not be the first time that Islamist terrorists have launched rockets against Israel’s southernmost town. The town’s center was not struck, nor were there casualties. People vanished from the streets and the beaches, in a trice, as security forces combed through the town&s its environs to locate the rocket landings.

Vice All News Time08 February 2017 22:19:45

Israel’s Upgraded Iron Dome Is a Match for the Russian Iskander

08 December 2016 18:31:15 DEBKAFile

December 8, 2016, 7:10 PM (IDT) Netanyahu is on a sales trip to Azerbaijan to promote more Israel hardware.

Vice All News Time08 December 2016 18:31:15 | Israeli missile downs rocket fired from Syria: army

17 September 2016 22:00:04 News24 World

An Israeli military spokesperson says the Iron Dome missile defence system has destroyed a rocket fired from Syria at the Israeli-held zone of the Golan Heights.

Vice All News Time17 September 2016 22:00:04

Iron Dome intercepts second Syrian rocket over Golan

17 September 2016 17:33:32 DEBKAFile

September 17, 2016, 5:49 PM (IDT) Two Syrian rockets fired in quick succession Saturday over the Golan were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome.

Vice All News Time17 September 2016 17:33:32

Israeli Iron Dome intercepts a Syrian rocket

17 September 2016 15:56:52 DEBKAFile

September 17, 2016, 4:32 PM (IDT) An Israeli Iron Dome battery Saturday intercepted a rocket fired at the Golan from Syria. This was the first time that Irron Dome, designed for defense against internmediate range rockets, was used against a Syrian projectile on Israel&s northern border..

Vice All News Time17 September 2016 15:56:52

Israel expanding 'Iron Dome' missile system to warships to protect offshore gas fields

19 May 2016 16:30:07 FOX News

Israel on Wednesday said it plans to expand a key missile-defense system to warships, in a bid to protect the country’s lucrative offshore gas fields amid growing aerial threats from regional adversaries.

Vice All News Time19 May 2016 16:30:07

Israel Plans to Expand 'Iron Dome' to Warships

19 May 2016 00:51:04 - World News

Israel on Wednesday said it plans to expand a key missile-defense system to warships. ......

Vice All News Time19 May 2016 00:51:04 | Israel tests missile defence system at sea

18 May 2016 21:59:36 News24 World

Israel has successfully tested a maritime missile interception system dubbed the Iron Dome of the Sea.

Vice All News Time18 May 2016 21:59:36

Israel successfully tests Iron Dome defense system at sea

18 May 2016 19:40:50 FOX News

Israel has successfully tested its Iron Dome rocket defense system aboard naval ships for the first time.

Vice All News Time18 May 2016 19:40:50

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