Some of Israel’s missile designers say their new advanced missile defense systems — like Iron Dome and David’s Sling — are so sophisticated that they may likely mark the end of an era as the last large, kinetic missiles to be developed. They may well parallel the F-35’s Joint Strike Fighter’s role as the last stealthy, manned, strike fighter. Advancing technology could make all of them obsolete within decades. Just as sophisticated radars and electronic warfare will strip away the ...


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