Israel's Astonishing Iron Dome Missile Defense System

(Times of Israel) David Horovitz - Constantly improving, Israel's astonishing Iron Dome rocket defense system intercepted almost every rocket and shell that was headed toward populated areas. Thanks to the combination of Iron Dome, reinforced rooms and a disciplined public, there were no Israeli fatalities. Without Iron Dome, life here would be untenable. Israel would not be able to tolerate enemy attacks, and would have to follow an infinitely more aggressive strategy against its assailants. Yet, all of the IDF's astounding precision capabilities have not enabled it to halt incoming rocket fire from Gaza. Hamas chose not to get involved, not because it has abandoned its strategic goal of destroying Israel, but because it does not believe it can destroy Israel right now.

2022-08-11 00:00:00

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