Don't whine about the price if you don't come up with a solution yourself. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 02.12.10 | 02:19 (IST)

    "One Arrow missile costs about $3 million. An Iron Dome missile costs $100,000, and a Magic Wand missile will cost about $1 million." Imagine 50000 missiles x US$ 3 millions = US$ 150.000 millions. The case is solved by reaching out to billionaires, exposing the threat, and do so in the USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Great Britain, France and Russia. 150.000 million dollars is the sum of the most expensive missile, the arrow, estimated at US$ 3 million, and assuming there are 50.000 ballistic missiles of that caliber pointing towards Israel. The cost for Magic Wand is 50.000 millions and for Iron Dome 500 millions. I don't think the price is too much for sealing Israel's slies and protecting it thoroughly. It is the only effective way.

    from the article: Missile defense systems won't protect Israel
    First published 01:33 02.12.10 | Last updated 01:33 02.12.10
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