U.S. Army To Buy Upgraded Iron Dome System

Credit: Iron Dome: Natan Flayer
TEL AVIV—The U.S. Army will purchase the Israeli-developed Iron Dome rocket intercepting system. After two tests, the Army will buy an upgraded version, using a new radar and Tamir interceptors. The $380 million deal will include 12 launchers, two radars and 240 Tamir missiles. Raytheon, the U.S...
Arie Egozi

Arie was born in Israel and served in the Israeli Defense Forces. He graduated from Tel Aviv University with a degree in political science and journalism. Later, he worked as a defense correspondent for Israel’s largest daily newspaper Yedioth Ahronot. He is the editor-in-chief of the Israeli homeland security website I-HLS.

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