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Watch: IDF bolsters air defenses with Iran threat looming

The IDF announced its latest successful testing of the three tiered 'David's Sling' air-shield with threat of Iran attack on the horizon.

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Live-fire intercept tests of David's Sling weapon system successfully completed

Defense Minister Benny Gantz: "Development of a multilayered air defense system secures us from threats near and far."

Intercept tests of David's Sling successfully completed

State-of-the-art Israeli missile falls into Russian hands

'David's Sling', Israel's advanced surface-to-air missile, reported seized by Russian army after landing in Syrian territory.

State-of-the-art Israeli missile falls into Russian hands

David's Sling weapon system passes test

Defense Ministry 'Homa' Department and US MDA successfully complete interception tests of Magic Wand weapon system advanced version.

David's Sling weapon system passes testplayer

IDF: Decision to deploy David's Sling was correct

Despite the failure to shoot down Syrian rockets, army stands by decision to deploy the vaunted anti-missile system.

IDF: Decision to deploy David's Sling was correct

Cleared for publication: David's Sling interceptor fell in Syria

One of the interceptors fired at a Syrian missile landed in Syria - without intercepting its target.

Cleared for publication: David's Sling interceptor fell in Syriaplayer

David's Sling wins US Technology Pioneer Award

Israeli medium-range missile defense system wins prestigious award at Multinational Ballistic Missile Defense Conference in Boston.

David's Sling wins US Technology Pioneer Award

'Put an Iron Dome in South Korea'

Retired Marine Corps Lt. Col. North calls on US to pressure Israel into providing missile defense systems to defend against North Korea.

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PM: Whoever threatens our existence puts himself in danger

Israel's newest missile defense system becomes operational. PM: 'David's Sling is in our skies and David's shield is on our flag.'

PM: Whoever threatens our existence puts himself in danger

Israel launches new anti-rocket system

PM Netanyahu says 'Magic Wand' system becomes operational on Sunday.

Israel launches new anti-rocket system

Answer to Hezbollah: Comprehensive air defense to be operational

In two weeks Magic Wand becomes operational, to provide enhanced security to threats against Israel at nationwide level.

Answer to Hezbollah: Comprehensive air defense to be operationalplayer

Cruz: Boost Israeli aid against the Iranian menace

In a strong op-ed, former presidential candidate demands Obama reverse 'failure' and fully fund Jewish state's defense for Iranian missiles.

Cruz: Boost Israeli aid against the Iranian menace

Watch: Magic Wand 'unparalleled' in the world

Experts behind the successful final test of 'agile, lethal' defense system tout its 'next-gen' technology 'that doesn't exist elsewhere.'

Watch: Israel's Magic Wand 'unparalleled' in the worldplayer

Magic Wand missile defense passes final tests

Mid-range defense system against rockets to be fully operational in 2016.

Magic Wand missile defense system passes final tests

US-Israel Production Deal for David's Sling Close

Israel's latest short-range ballistic missile defense technology may be one step closer to being actualized after weeks of negotiations.

US-Israel Co-Production Deal for David's Sling Close

US, IDF Begin Training 'Magic Wand' Operators

Magic Wand will provide an additional layer of protection against accurate short and medium range missiles. In other words: Hezbollah.

Going Operational: US, IDF Begin Training 'Magic Wand' Operatorsplayer

Congress: Millions in Aid for IDF Missile Defense

Bipartisan move secures hundreds of millions in funds for Israeli short- and long-range missile defense systems.

Congress Approves Millions in Extra Aid for IDF Missile Defense

Watch: Missile Defense Test Successful

Short-range ballistic missile defense system successfully identifies targets, could be integrated into the military in 2016.

Watch: 'David's Sling' Missile Defense Test Successfulplayer

Congress Urged to Increase Military Aid to Israel

Bipartisan request to House committee cites increased threat from Hezbollah, Iran; notes aid 'in America's interest'.

US Lawmakers Call for Increase in Missile Defense Aid to Israel

US Defense Budget Increases Israel Aid

Amendments to 2014 budget Monday propose greater US-Israel cooperation on program, which boosts Israel's defense from regional foes.

US Defense Budget Increases Aid for Anti-Missile Systems

David's Sling Test: Even the Americans Shed Tears

'You could say that all of the systems worked perfectly'... 'It was an explosion you couldn't miss,' say elated experts. Watch the video.

David's Sling Test: 'Even the Americans Shed Tears'player

Israel, US Test New Missile Defense System

"David's Sling" designed to bridge the gap between long-range Arrow and short-range Iron Dome systems.

Israel, US Successfully Test New Missile Defense System

Watch IDF’s ‘Magic Wand’ at Work

For the first time, the Defense Ministry has released a video showing its Sharvit Ksamim system shooting down a rocket.

Watch IDF’s ‘Magic Wand’ at Workplayer

Report: Obama Whittling Away Israel Missile Aid

Washington Free Beacon: For second straight year, President seeks to cut funding to joint U.S.-Israel missile defense programs.

Report: Obama Whittling Away Israel Missile Defense Aid

U.S. Doubles Aid to Israel's Defense Systems

House and Senate Appropriations Committees approve $237 million in aid in 2012 to Israel's anti-missile systems.

U.S. Doubles Aid to Israel's Defense Systems