Key congressional leaders introduced legislation that would provide further assistance to the Israeli Iron Dome anti-missile defense system.
The Iron Dome Support Act was introduced by U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Howard Berman (D-Calif.) on Wednesday and...
Tag: Iron Dome
March 22, 2012 | 9:38 am
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Iran may have a far more cynical approach to an Israeli assault than one would imagine, writes Marvin G. Weinbaum in the National Interest.
Iran’s leaders well understand that certain governing elites, especially among the Gulf countries, would be pleased to...
March 15, 2012 | 5:47 pm
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March 12, 2012 | 1:43 pm
As exchanges of fire around Gaza continue (rockets fired on Israel, targets hit in Gaza), here are four questions for which I’m not sure I have an answer:
Is there a better option for Israel than the one it is using now - namely, to defend Israel’s citizens with the Iron Dome...
March 12, 2012 | 8:35 am
February 21, 2012 | 2:08 am
As talk grows of an Israeli strike on Iran, so do Israeli concerns about reprisal missile strikes on its civilian population, writes Aron Heller for the Associated Press.
Skepticism about Israel’s ability to defend itself runs deep...
February 13, 2012 | 10:16 am
August 5, 2011 | 8:47 am
Israel is redeploying the Iron Dome short range missile defense system near its Gaza Strip border because of a recent intensification of rocket fire.
Israeli newspapers reported Friday that Ehud Barak, the defense minister, ordered the redeployment at the request of local authorities in the region.
At least 30 rockets were fired in July. The Israeli army has responded with air raids.
May 26, 2011 | 10:46 am
The United States will help Israel buy four more Iron Dome short-range anti-missile systems, a Pentagon official said.
Lt.-Gen. Patrick O’Reilly, the head of the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency, told the Senate Appropriations Defense subcommittee Wednesday that the agency has...
April 11, 2011 | 12:07 pm
Israel’s military is ordering four more Iron Dome missile defense systems, which successfully deployed during recent rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.
The Israel Defense Forces said Monday that it would order the batteries from the Israel-based Rafael Advanced Defense Systems at a...
April 7, 2011 | 3:21 pm
Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system for the first time intercepted rockets fired from Gaza.
Ashkelon’s Iron Dome intercepted two rockets fired Thursday on the southern Israeli city. The unit had been set up three days earlier.
Last week’s first deployment of the $200 million...
July 19, 2010 | 3:59 pm
The Iron Dome missile defense system successfully completed its final round of tests, Israel’s Defense Ministry said.
The tests, which include intercepting simultaneous rocket salvoes from different directions, were completed Monday in the Negev Desert.
Israel’s Rafael Advanced...
May 14, 2010 | 11:57 am
The Obama administration authorized $205 million to allow Israel to complete its Iron Dome short-range missile defense system.
“As the president has repeatedly said, our commitment to Israel’s security is unshakable and our defense relationship is stronger than ever,” a statement...