How will Iron dome intercept hunderds of rockets if fired at once? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • john
    • 19.11.12 | 19:01 (IST)

    How will Iron dome intercept hunderds of rockets if fired at once? The Iron dome is only succesfull, because the number of rockets fired at once arent high. Furthermore it costs almost 50.000 dollars to intercept a projectile of 200-300 dollars. An does Israel have enough iron dome rockets to stop rockets in a eventual long term war. Lets say if a war breaks out and weeks after week hunderds of rockets are fired a day. Than Israeli stockpile of iron dome rockets will used up within a few weeks. This iron dome system is only a solution for short term conflicts.

    from the article: The porous shield of Israel's Iron Dome
    First published 17:04 19.11.12 | Last updated 17:04 19.11.12
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