Iron Dome’s partial answer
April 11, 2011 07:32
The missile defense system is another example of how Israel turned the liability of terrorist threats into an opportunity for technological innovation.
Iron Dome 311.
The Iron Dome mobile short-range missile defense system was described by one
Ashkelon resident who saw it in action at the weekend as something “straight out
of a science fiction movie.” Another local man told Army Radio Sunday, “We saw
it launched. It was amazing.”Defense Minister Ehud Barak called the
successful operational debut of Iron Dome in the last few days “an extraordinary
achievement for the IDF.”