Skip to comments.Israel Pushing Ahead with Next Anti-Missile System
Posted on 11/24/2012 10:44:45 PM PST by Nachum
In the wake of the great success of the Iron Dome anti-missile system, which was able to intercept many of the rockets fired from Gaza at populated areas during Operation Pillar of Defense, Israel is now pushing ahead with the development of Magic Wand, which is supposed to be able to intercept short-range and medium-range rockets.
According to a report in the Boston Globe on Saturday, Israel will test the system in the Negev in the coming days.
Magic Wand, the report said, is being developed by the Israeli Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. in cooperation with the American company Raytheon Co.
An official with the American company told the Boston Globe that the Israelis are working hard to make the system operational. The hope is that the system will be able to intercept a variety of targets.
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Still the Gazans say they won. Oh, well, let the children have their victory.
while Iran deploys 100s of flying carpets
Metal storm. If they miss, it also becomes an offensive weapon.
The source of the evil is Mecca (Islam)
Any enemy, that is allowed to have a King’s X line, is undefeatable. Bibi is a bluffer and they know it.
Eventually the West is going to have to nuke Mecca and a few other “holy” cities. We should do what the Israelis do: Drop leaflets ahead of time.
Thanks Nachum. Mostly a self-ping. Some sidebars:
Iron Dome Running Dry
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Posted on 11/24/2012 7:17:34 PM PST by hamboy
Bankrupting terrorism one interception at a time
Jerusalem Post | 11/24/2012 21:47 | AKIVA HAMILTON
Posted on 11/25/2012 12:50:31 AM PST by ilcenter