Israel Hayom | The ABCs of the Iron Dome

The Iron Dome System

The Iron Dome System (Photo credit: The Israel Project)

Core team of Iron Dome developers, comprised entirely of Technion graduates, was given a tight 30-month window to develop the system • Member: “This is the only missile in the world that includes parts from Toys R Us.”

Israel Hayom | The ABCs of the Iron Dome.

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The Iron Dome anti-rocket system has been a noted success for Israel in its Gaza assault, with a success rate of up to 90%, according to one military source. The only problem has been keeping up with demand for the interceptor missiles, their makers said on Tuesday. “We’ve been working in non-stop shifts,” said an official with Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd, which developed the system. He declined to be named for security reasons.

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