a good offence is the bed defense but sometimes you need dedicated defense - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zionist forever
    • 14.02.14 | 15:36 (IST)

    The critics of this system say that israel doesn't need it because Israeili military superiority is firmly established so no need but since when did terrorists worry about nuclear weapons or if one tank is superior to another. Armies go for hi-tec and expensive but terrorists go for cheap low - ted and their aim is not cause mass casualties but make sure everybody knows they are there and scared. If you can counter their low-tech weapons with a dedicated defense system then its an investment. Laser technology is also likely to be affordable unlike Iron Dome where each interceptor cost around $50,000. At the end of the day its Israeli money thats being spent to develop and purchase not his it so why criticise?

    from the article: Israel's Rafael unveils 'Star Wars-style' laser missile shield
    First published 14:26 14.02.14 | Last updated 13:42 14.02.14
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