Critics of missile defense must have seen their whole multi-decade, multi-million dollar campaign to stop U.S. missile defenses in danger of crashing to the ground. “All flight tests of the weapon have been rigged,” William Broad, New York Times, June […]
American-based international defense corporation, Raytheon, the world’s largest producer of guided missiles, has won the contract to produce the Tamir missiles for Israel’s Iron Dome batteries. The contract is estimated to be worth $149.3 million. The Iron Dome system, developed […]
CARMIEL Israel (Reuters) – Normally, an advanced new weapon system with a battle-proven success rate of 90 percent would have global defense procurement agencies on the phone in minutes. But Israel’s Iron Dome rocket interceptor is yet to prove a […]
Deal adds a second source for defense system’s Tamir missiles, suggests anti-rocket batteries to be expanded Raytheon, a major American defense contractor and the world’s largest producer of guided missiles, has won an Israeli contract to supply $149.3 million in […]
For 50 days in July and August, Hamas and Israel went at it hammer and tongs, with the former firing missiles into Israel and the latter responding with airstrikes and punitive raids on the ground. Defensively, Israel attempted to shoot down Hamas’ missiles with interceptors fired from the Iron Dome air-defense system — and it cost the nation.
TUCSON, Oct. 1 (UPI) – Components for Israel’s Iron Dome defense system are to be supplied by Raytheon under a $143 million award. The contract was awarded to the company by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., with which Raytheon has […]
WASHINGTON — A leading U.S. industry group has touted Israel’s Iron Dome missile and rocket defense system. The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance countered assertions by U.S. scientists that Iron Dome failed in the 50-day war against Hamas. The Washington-based group […]
BEIRUT: Israel’s Iron Dome Defense System would not be able to cope with Hezbollah’s precision rockets in any future war, an officer in the Israeli army has said, while warning that the next conflict with the resistance group would be “very violent.”
TEL AVIV — Israel is planning to counter an electro-magnetic pulse attack.
A new study published by The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) examines the strengths and weaknesses of the Iron Dome system, which Israeli authorities have credited with saving lives during the recent conflict with Hamas. Modeling […]