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David's Sling weapon system passes test

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.Mordechai Sones, 19/03/2019 17:01
IDF: Decision to deploy David's Sling was correct

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.Tzvi Lev, 29/07/2018 19:10
Cleared for publication: David's Sling interceptor fell in Syria

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2018 12:47
David's Sling wins US Technology Pioneer Award

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2017 16:26
'Put an Iron Dome in South Korea'

'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.Guy Cohen, Chana Roberts, 10/08/2017 08:55
PM: Whoever threatens our existence puts himself in danger

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.'Gary Willig, 02/04/2017 18:00
Israel launches new anti-rocket system

Israel launches new anti-rocket system

PM Netanyahu says 'Magic Wand' system becomes operational on Sunday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2017 12:03
Answer to Hezbollah: Comprehensive air defense to be operational

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.Mordechai Sones, 20/03/2017 18:40
Cruz: Boost Israeli aid against the Iranian menace

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.Ari Yashar, 13/05/2016 14:55
Watch: Magic Wand 'unparalleled' in the world

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.'Yoni Kempinski, 21/12/2015 17:15
Magic Wand missile defense passes final tests

Magic Wand missile defense passes final tests

Mid-range defense system against rockets to be fully operational in 2016.Koby Finkler, 21/12/2015 12:44
US-Israel Production Deal for David's Sling Close

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.Tova Dvorin, 11/09/2015 09:09
US, IDF Begin Training 'Magic Wand' Operators

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.Kobi Finkler, 29/06/2015 13:04
Congress: Millions in Aid for IDF Missile Defense

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.Ari Soffer, 14/06/2015 10:37
Watch: Missile Defense Test Successful

Watch: Missile Defense Test Successful

Short-range ballistic missile defense system successfully identifies targets, could be integrated into the military in 2016.Koby Finkler, 01/04/2015 19:29
Congress Urged to Increase Military Aid to Israel

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'.Ari Soffer, 06/04/2014 14:03
US Defense Budget Increases Israel Aid

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.Tova Dvorin, 10/12/2013 08:45
David's Sling Test: Even the Americans Shed Tears

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.Gil Ronen, 20/11/2013 20:20
Israel, US Test New Missile Defense System

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.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 20/11/2013 10:45
Watch IDF’s ‘Magic Wand’ at Work

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., 27/11/2012 20:34
Report: Obama Whittling Away Israel Missile Aid

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.Gil Ronen, 14/02/2012 09:34
U.S. Doubles Aid to Israel's Defense Systems

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.Elad Benari, 23/12/2011 06:11