News Briefs

  4/3/2013, Nisan 23, 5773

Fifth Iron Dome Unit now Operational

The fifth Iron Dome unit deployed during Operation Pillar of Defense for emergency use only has finally gone fully operational. The IAF has assigned the unit the necessary troops and commanding officers for combat conditions.

Two other Iron Dome units are deployed in northern Israel where the IDF is on operational alert in advance of any enemy missile activity.