Israel’s Iron Dome

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  • Israel’s Iron Dome weapon has reportedly shot down most of the rockets that Hamas militants have fired at Israeli neighborhoods during the Israel-Gaza conflict this week.
  • The Iron Dome is designed to selectively deal with rocket attacks, intercepting only those headed toward populated areas.
  • Israel claims the Iron Dome is around 90 percent effective, but even a high probability intercept rate can fall victim to sheer numbers. read more