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      Archive: 1/1/2013
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        1/1/2013, Tevet 19, 5773

      Defense Ministry to Buy More Iron Dome Batteries


      The Defense Ministry plans to buy more Kipat Barzel, or Iran Dome anti-missile batteries. The purchase is reportedly to be up to $10 million. The Israeli-created system has the ability to shoot down incoming rockets in mid-air. It successfully defended Israeli civilian population centers during the recent Operation Pillar of Defense.