Israeli, U.S. Troops Train Together to Counter Missile Threats

(AP-ABC News) Josef Federman - Nearly 5,000 Israeli and American troops have been training together in Israel to defend against missile attacks. The "Juniper Cobra" exercise includes field training, computer simulations, and live-fire drills of missile-defense systems. Hizbullah now possesses 100,000 rockets capable of striking anywhere in Israel. Gaza's Hamas rulers have a vast arsenal of rockets, and Iran has developed long-range missiles that can reach Israel. In 2006, Hizbullah rained 4,000 rockets on Israel. Juniper Cobra simulates multiple, simultaneous attacks from enemy countries and militant groups.

2018-03-09 00:00:00

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