Israel successfully tests David's Sling's interceptor

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 25, 2012 20:18




Israel has successfully conducted its first test of the David's Sling's Stunner interceptor missile, the Defense Ministry revealed on Sunday night, Channel Two reported.

The David’s Sling is a missile defense system currently under development by Rafael in Israel and Raytheon in the US. The system would defend against Iranian missiles such as the M600, the Zelzal, Fajr and Fateh 110 deployed heavily in Hezbollah hands in Lebanon as well as other missiles with a range between 70 and 300 kilometers. It is slated to become operational in 2014.

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