After Iran's Saudi Attack, Israel Will Upgrade Its Missile Defenses

(Ha'aretz) Amos Harel and Amir Tibon - Western intelligence services know for certain that Iran was behind the unprecedented Sep. 14 attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities which caused extensive damage. The Iranians demonstrated impressive planning and operational abilities. A combination of intermediate-range cruise missiles and drones struck the Saudi targets with devastating precision after evading American-made defense systems. From Israel's standpoint, the attack on the Saudi oil facilities is a formative event. A strike capability of this precision and effectiveness puts Israel's strategic infrastructure in future danger. This development will require an upgrading of Israel's deployment for protection against cruise missiles and drones.

2019-10-03 00:00:00

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