Israel is planning to double the manufacturing capacity of its Tamir interceptor, an integral part of the recently fielded “Iron Dome” counter-rocket and short-range-missile system. Four Iron Dome batteries are deployed in southern Israel with two more to follow next year, says Lt. Col. Merav Davidovits, missile defense liaison for the Israel Defense Force in Washington. During a briefing Oct. 2 hosted by The Heritage Foundation, she declined to identify the current or future capacity of ...


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