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      Archive: 8/21/2013

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        8/21/2013, Elul 15, 5773

      Iron Dome System Deployed in Sharon Area

      The Iron Dome anti-missile system was deployed in the Sharon area. The Israel Defense Force said that the deployment was part of the operational integration process of the system. The coastal Sharon area includes such cities as Netanya, Herzliya, Hadera and other large population centers. The Israeli-made Iron Dome has the ability to shoot down incoming rockets in mid-air. It has successfully defended Israel from missile attacks from Gaza terrorists in the past.