News Briefs

  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.