Iron Dome wins 2012 Israel Defense Prize

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June 24, 2012 19:01




Defense Minister Ehud Barak decided Sunday to award the 2012 Israel Defense Prize to the developers of the Iron Dome counter rocket defense system. Barak’s decision was the final approval of a recommendation submitted by a prize committee.

Eight engineers from the Defense Ministry, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems which was the lead contractor in the program and Impress which developed the command-and-control system for Iron Dome, will split the award.

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