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Additional Iron Dome Battery Deployed

An additional Iron Dome anti-missile system was deployed Monday evening, the third such installation to be completed in the past seven days.

Israel currently deploys nine Iron Dome batteries to protect its civilians and soldiers from missile and rocket fire launched by Hamas and other terrorists on its borders.

In the past week, missiles were fired at Israel from Lebanon, Syria and Gaza. Millions of Israelis raced for shelter under the constant rocket fire aimed from the borders.

The Iron Dome has saved millions of lives and homes but Israel’s economy is taking a battering: each interceptor missile fired to defend a city costs $50,000. Each battery installed to launch those interceptors costs hundreds of thousands of dollars.

About the Author: Hana Levi Julian began her career in journalism out of boredom while earning a BA in Mass Communication, creating a news department at SCSU's radio station because all the disc jockey positions were filled. In addition to her former position as a Jewish Press columnist and senior correspondent and editor at Arutz-7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and numerous other media outlets.


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6 Responses to “Additional Iron Dome Battery Deployed”

  1. Congratulations Israel

  2. GOD BLESS ISRAEL+IDF

  3. GOD BLESS ISRAEL+IDF

  4. Yeah! Hardly pounding them into powder unti without a trace in the planet earth so that satan will call on them to hell!

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